The bicentennial of the War of 1812 is a one-time chance to elevate Washington, D.C. globally as a premier location to live, work and visit, and to increase economic opportunities for Washingtonians .
Goals Inclusion and Citywide Participation
To ensure that all citizens have the opportunity to participate and benefit from bicentennial activities.
To ensure all resources in Washington, D.C. related to the War of 1812 are identified, protected, sustainably developed and interpreted.
To ensure that all citizens in Washington, D.C. have engaging opportunities to learn and that Washington, D.C. is recognized as the most important portal to understanding the significance and relevance of the events of the War of 1812 and about the Star-Spangled Banner and our National Anthem.
Tourism and Economic Development
To ensure increased tourism investments and expenditures from which all citizens have opportunity to benefit.