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Conference on Racial and Social Justice Hotel and Travel Information


This year's Conference will be held at the beautiful Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) Boston, MA.


Delegates to the 2017 NEA Representative Assembly are guaranteed a two-night stay (double occupancy) for June 27 and June 28. At the Boston Renaissance Hotel.

You will be transported to your state delegation hotel at the conclusion of the conference on June 29, unless you have requested and paid for an additional night.


Air Travel–Conference Discounts

Airline Discount Information

Take an additional 2% percent off restricted airline fares to Boston, MA on United Airlines by using the airline codes listed below.  The discounts are available by making arrangements directly with the airlines or through a travel agent using the meeting codes provided below.  Reservations booked online via will receive an additional 2% discount* without a service fee. Enter both your Z-code and Agreement code without a space (ZY7G123491) in the Offer Code Box. The additional 2% discount applies to published airfares only and excludes travel to/from Europe, Middle East, Africa and India.  Travel agency bookings: To avoid debit memos and ensure tracking for United Meetings Rewards, the Z-code must appear in the Tour Code box. Note: Do not add letters “IT” in the Tour Code box or any other information in the Tour Code box other than the Z-code.

With Delta airlines you may include NEA’s Sky Bonus number to help us earn free tickets while you continue to earn your personal frequent flyer miles.  These free tickets are used to pay for higher fare travel.  Unfortunately, effective May 1, 2014 American Airlines discontinued the 5% discount program which we have benefitted from for many years.

Please use the codes below when making your reservations.



Meeting Code

Delta Airlines

SkyMiles#: 2666413709


Z-code ZY7G

Agreement Code - 123491


Amtrak Rail Travel - Conference Discounts

You may present this information to the Amtrak Ticket Agent or your Travel Agent to assist them in providing you with this discount.
Fare Code Number: X59E-968
Valid For Travel:  June 27, 2017 – July 08, 2017

 Amtrak Agents please refer to: (G/TAR/TA9/P68) -Arrow

~F12, Option 2, TAR, TA9, Page 68 Rail Res

Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the lowest available rail fare to Boston, MA between the above dates.  Includes travel up to three days prior to the convention start date and three days following the last day of the meeting. To book your reservation call Amtrak at 1 (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent. Please refer to Convention Fare Code X59E-968 when making your reservation a 10% discount has been approved. Conventions cannot be booked via Internet. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela service. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts.

When making air reservations, keep in mind:

  • Provide the ticketing agent with the correct spelling of your name as it appears on your government issued ID, such as a driver’s license, state issued ID card, or passport.
  • Ticket changes such as name spelling, travel dates, or times are subject to airline penalty fees averaging between $100.00–$200.00, as well as any difference in airfare.
  • Change fees are not paid for or reimbursed by NEA.
  • Travelers should research all airlines, not just those listed above.
  • Meeting discounts do not apply to already discounted airfares available only on the Internet.
  • Airfares change constantly and are subject to availability.
  • The lowest fares are subject to restrictions and penalties. Make sure you understand them.
  • Airfares are never guaranteed until permission is given to issue tickets

Participation in the 2017 Conference on Racial and Social Justice is limited to 600 pre-registered members who are delegates to the 2017 RA and 100 pre-registered members who are non-delegates.  Delegate status will be verified.  On-site registration is not guaranteed, limited and dependent upon available space.  No hotel accommodations will be provided with on-site registration.





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