Women's March DC's Power in Unity Conference

Date: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Women's March and Women’s March DC are excited to host the Power in Unity conference on May 6, 2017 at Trinity Washington University, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017. Registration is required.

It Takes Roots Action: Mother Earth's RED LINE

Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by It Takes Roots

Join It Takes Roots on April 28th in Washington DC as they unite as Mother Earth’s RED LINE to take direct action against the corporations and politicians driving the extractive economy.

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Will you hold Mother Earth’s Red Line with Indigenous, Black, Brown and Frontline communities on April 28th?
Contact Jaron (jaron@ggjalliance.org) to get involved!

Mass Volunteer Meeting: Peoples Climate March

Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the People's Climate Movement
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On April 29th, tens of thousands of people will come to Washington DC for the Peoples Climate March to surround the White House and stand up to Trump's climate-denying agenda.

Justice Tuesdays: Protest against desecration of Bethesda African Cemetery

Date: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by: Macedonia Baptist Church and SURJ MoCo (Showing Up for Racial Justice Montgomery County)

Tour of #ResisDANCE

Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Queer Resistance

From the people who brought you the massive queer dance party at Ivanka Trump’s house and the Daddy Pence Protest, get ready to WERK it on the Tour of #ResisDANCE!

This tour will be kicking off a weekend chalk full of Resistance, from the People's Climate March on Saturday to the May Day immigrants and workers strikes on Monday ~ DC on Strike. DC en Huelga!.

SURJ Families Monthly Play-Action Group

Date: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

SURJ Northern Virginia hosts a monthly family playgroup – SURJ Play-Action Group – an established space for parents and children to learn and engage in the critical work of social and racial justice. The monthly group features family-friendly activities and actions that foster our values and collective action, using mediums like art, stories, play, letter-writing, sit-ins, and petitioning.

Leadership Cultivation Workshop

Date: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Thursday Network
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Thursday Network Presents:
2017 Leadership Cultivation Workshop
Upon leaving office, President Obama called for the next generation of leaders and activists to rise and take the reins of our democracy. Heed the call to public service and consider how you can be an agent of progress for community within the halls of power.

Benefit Show for Casa Ruby: Homosuperior / Lady Bits / Post Pink

Date: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10:00pm to 11:45pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Comet Ping Pong Live Music

Saturday April 29, 2017
Benefit Show for Casa Ruby LGBT Community Center:
H O M O S U P E R I O R + Lady Bits + Post Pink
+ performances by Pussy Noir and Salvadora Dali
$10+ donation - Doors 10:00pm - Comet Ping Pong

Spring Symposium: Young, LGBTQ and Homeless

Date: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Friendship Place.

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Please come for Friendship Place’s annual Education and Advocacy Symposium: Young, LGBTQ and Homeless

Cost: Free!

Location:
George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20052

M4BL General Assembly

Date: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

The third General Assembly of the year.  Connect on facebook here.

Here you will be able to plug into advocacy, organizing and policy teams around our frame: Divest from the police and Invest in Sanctuary. This is an excellent time to get involved in a powerful campaign that is already having success! The Doors of the Movement are Open! Won't you come?


Hosted by The Movement for Black Lives DC (M4BL DC), which is a Coalition of the Following Groups:


Black Lives Matter DC

Work, Organize, Struggle: Student Perspectives

Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor


Come for an undergraduate research conference featuring Georgetown student perspectives on issues of systematic violence, social justice, organizing, and radical thought. The keynote address will be offered by Dr. Donn Worgs, a distinguished political science professor and Director of the African & African-American Studies Program at Towson University. All students, professors, workers, and other community members are welcome, and a light lunch will be served.

AllEyesOnDC: The "No Culture without Agriculture" Edition

Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by AllEyesOnDC

It's that time of the year when Black farmers near and far tend to the earth and use it to bear the fruits and vegetables needed to live healthily and sustainably.

In this edition of our monthly AllEyesOnDC gatherings, the group will explore farming, food insecurity, and other environmental/food health issues that directly affect people of African descent. Come through and get the knowledge you need to produce for self, at least agriculturally.

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A Special Pike St. Performance with ONE DC for Emancipation Day

Date: 
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 6:45pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC


If you are interested in purchasing a $50 ticket for the event, which includes a special reception and post-show community conversation, please RSVP here: http://www.onedconline.org/pikest

Tell Dept. of Ed: Enforce Title IX

Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Title IX is essential for students, and the federal government should continue to enforce it. Since Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the Secretary of Education in February, she has become a major threat to Title IX enforcement. By rolling back Obama’s guidance for trans students, DeVos has began chipping away at the protections provided by Title IX.

Picnic to fund #PaidLeaveDC

Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

The Universal Paid Leave Act was passed in December!! The DC Budget MUST FUND all startup costs. But the initial budget draft fails to do so.

Come for a picnic to get reconnected to each other and to the PFL Campaign, as we ramp up the pressure on the DC Council to FUND #PAIDLEAVE4DC.

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Bitly here.

Youth Organizing Summit

Date: 
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:00am to Friday, April 28, 2017 - 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

The Youth Organizing Summit brings together young champions for justice and teams of progressive ass-kickers to form a movement of young people, by young people, for all people. From Civil Rights to the American Revolution, great movements are led by the young. Today our generation is called to lead, and the wildly high stakes demand we do it together. The Youth Organizing Summit connects us to one another in the fight for our future.

Climate and Culture: Where Art Meets Action

Rise Up 2017: People's Action Founding Convention

Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 3:00pm to Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by: Center for Health, Environment, and Justice

At Rise Up 2017: April 23-25th in Washington, D.C. Participants will…

The People's Climate March Organizing and Poster-Making Session

Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by: Beyond the Classroom

Beyond the Classroom, University of Maryland, College Park
Series on "Global Citizen Action to Save the Planet"
1102 South Campus Commons, Building 1

"The People's Climate March Organizing and Poster-Making Session"

3rd Annual Clubs of Color MD Legislative Wrap-Up

Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by Clubs of Color


Come for a #LegislativeWrapUp of the 2017 Maryland General Assembly session. This is a collaboration with organizations concerned about issues impacting residents in Montgomery County.

HAT BAND SHOWCASE - a benefit for Girls Rock! DC

Date: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Each band will play for 10 minutes, so ARRIVE ON TIME or you might miss it!

In January, people were randomly assigned to be in bands. In April, come watch those bands perform.

Doors at 3:00 pm, show at 4:00 pm.

$12 donation for Girls Rock! DC. To inquire about discounted admission, contact hatbanddc@gmail.com.

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Student Leadership for Climate Action

Date: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Beyond the Classroom, University of Maryland, College Park
Series on "Global Citizen Action to Save the Planet"
1102 South Campus Commons, Building 1

"Student Leadership for Climate Action: A Panel Discussion"

Hear from University of Maryland students who are taking action on solving the climate crisis at the local, national and global levels. What inspires students to act? What leadership roles can students play in addressing the global climate crisis? Come learn how you can get involved in the People's Climate March on Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 29th!

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