College Civics Week and the First Amendment Festival are back for another year at Central, and the week is full of activities to help the CWU and local communities become more civically engaged. Congressman Dave Reichert will kick off the week at the CLCE Showcase of Action Monday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) room 137 A&B. Congressman Reichert will give a speech at noon at this event that highlights CLCE?s programs and the importance of voting. Now in his fifth term as the Representative from the Eighth Congressional District of Washington, Reichert brings over 40 years of public service experience to his position. He is known as a leading voice against domestic violence and for promoting family values, and has been awarded the ?Sheriff of the Year? award, two Medal of Valor Awards from the King County Sheriff?s Office and the Washington Policy Center?s Champion of Freedom Award. For more information please contact the CLCE at 509-963-1850 or firstname.lastname@example.org.