Truth & Justice for Grave Human Rights Violations

Date: 
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the Due Process of Law Foundation
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Truth and Justice for Grave Human Rights Violations in Latin America: Reflections on the past, lessons for the future

Opening remarks from Thomas Buergenthal, former member of the UN Truth Commission for El Salvador and DPLF Founder, and Katya Salazar, DPLF Executive Director.

Potluck to Welcome Solidarity Cyclers Home

Date: 
Monday, May 29, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by CISPES
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Come help celebrate the victorious return of the Solidarity Cyclers!! After 180 miles they will be ready to relax with friends and celebrate the end of the journey. Please bring a dish to share with lots of hungry riders and enjoy the beginning of summer with your El Salvador solidarity community!! (Email laura@cispes.org to let her know what you're bringing or ask for suggestions.)

Positive Force DC Organizing Meeting

Date: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Positive Force

Support and protect our communities and the marginalized people within them against the rising tide of hatred--plan and strategize! As always, bring your friends and ideas!

Snacks will be provided.  RSPV on Eventbrite here.

Veterans on the March

Date: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Veterans For Peace and others.  Connect on facebook here.

Stop Endless War • Build for Peace!
“War is a racket: A few profit, the many pay!”– Major General Smedley Butler, USMC

Advocacy and Vigil for Immigrants, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers

Date: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by Fairlington Presbyterian
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Join up on May 6 in solidarity for immigrant rights and reform of immigration laws.

Please share this event with your groups and friends.

Bike Strike Fundraising Party

Date: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by WTF Spokefolk Collective
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WTF Spokefolk Collective is raffling off bike gear and accessories to support the CISPES Solidarity Cyclers Ride!! The Solidarity Cyclers Ride is a 180 mile bike ride/fundraiser for CISPES. WTF Spokefolk Collective DC and CISPES Solidarity with El Salvador (Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador) are co-hosting this fundraising party - come join up!

Support Sanctuary in Rockville

Date: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by API Resistance


Come to the Rockville Mayor and Council meeting to share why you support Ordinance 11-3 "Fostering Community Trust" (Sanctuary city).


Please wear blue to show your support! You can also bring signs that are up to 8.5 x 11.

To sign up to speak, call the city Clerk's Office at 240-314-8280 by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 17. Written testimony can be e-mailed to cityclerk@rockvillemd.gov or mailed to City Clerk’s Office, 111 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850.

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…

Silenced No More: Michael Bennett on Activism and Pro Sports

Date: 
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by: Center for Contemporary Arab Studies-Georgetown University, Arab Studies Institute, Students for Justice in Palestine-George Washington University, US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, Samar and William Langhorne, and Andy Shallal.

Eyeless in Gaza Film Screening with Bassem Eid

Date: 
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by HonestReporting and The Philos Project

HonestReporting and The Philos Project invite you to attend a screening of the award-winning documentary film Eyeless in Gaza, followed by a panel discussion on journalistic ethics and the international conversation on the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Stop Police Terror Project DC General Meeting

Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Saturday April 8th at 12 Noon Stop Police Terror Project DC will be having a General Body Meeting. This will be an opportunity to get caught up on the campaign to fully fund the NEAR Act and how to get further involved.

Also, they will be discussing some other important criminal justice issues in the District of Columbia and our plans concerning them. This event will take place at 617 Florida Ave. NW.

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Hosted by Stop Police Terror Project DC

Unite for Human Rights in Egypt: A Send-off For Sisi

Date: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

A United Send-Off for Sisi

As Egyptian President Sisi's time in Washington, DC, comes to a close, unite together and gather outside his hotel for a peaceful sit-in to reiterate a commitment to human rights, demand freedom and justice for the 60,000 political prisoners in Egyptian jail, and stand strong in refusal to the crackdown.

Hoste by: Freedom First

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Islamophobia and Allyship: a training for non-muslims by DC-JMC

Date: 
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

From the Muslim Ban and the War on Terror to airports and Hollywood films, Islamophobia is deeply embedded in U.S. policies, institutions, and rhetoric. What can non-Muslims do about it?

In this interactive training, participants will discuss solidarity, allyship, and how to show up for Muslim communities by condemning all forms of Islamophobic violence.

OBLITERATED FAMILIES: Bringing the audience closer to the reality of life in Gaza

Date: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Jewish Voice for Peace

Obliterated Families is an extremely compelling, award-winning multimedia web documentary that draws attention to the families from Gaza whose lives were shattered during the Israeli offensive in 2014. Blending together striking images, in-depth text, infographics, animations and short videos, the project is designed to bring the audience closer to the reality of life for Palestinians from the Gaza Strip.

For more info, contact info@jvpdc.org.

Islamophobia Teach-in

Date: 
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by: Takoma Park Mobilization and Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition

Islamophobia: What is it? What can we do about it?

Get information about how the government, media, entertainment industry and other institutions in our society target Muslim citizens and foster intolerance and racism.

Come learn from speakers who are knowledgeable about the institutional nature of Islamophobia through a civil and human rights lens. Find out how to oppose anti-Muslim policies that affect our neighbors and destroy families and communities.

2017 Activist Awards Gala: Keep Fighting DC!

Date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC


On May 17th from 6:30-9pm, the Washington Peace Center will host the 12th Annual Activist Awards Grassroots Gala with a special theme of keep fighting DC! We will celebrate DC activists' hard work, resistance, and victories in the face of escalating oppression.

We will have performances, free food, and a room full of inspiring activists and our movement family. Please join us!

March of Allied Power

Date: 
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hoste by March of Allied Power

Inspired by the power of the people to come together for a common goal, from the early Civil Rights protests to the Women’s March on Washington, The March of Allied Power will bring together people of color and their allies to give visibility and voice to the issues of race and equality. This march will take place in Washington DC and can spark sister marches nationwide.

Youth Day Of Action

Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 8:30am to 12:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

A protest against the Trump administration to ensure that EVERY student has a future in this country.

Spend the day in front of the White House to incite change and make your voices heard.

Stand against:
-police state and police brutality
-racism, sexism, xenophobia, transphobia, homophobia, ableism, islamophobia, antisemitism and all forms of bigotry
-the Dakota Access Pipeline
-global warming
-defunding of education and overfunding of the millitary
-any form of fascism or fascist rhetoric

DMV Spokes Council

Date: 
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

The DisruptJ20 crew has seen and heard a need to pull local groups together to coordinate during this time of widespread resistance to deepen our connections and amplify each other’s work. They are organizing a monthly spokes council for DC-area organizations and affinity groups to come together and share what they’re organizing around, what their needs are, and to ask questions of each other.

Town Hall: State Violence, ICE, and the "Muslim Ban."

Date: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Please join CCAS for a student-led town hall exploring the intersections of US foreign policy and the influx of refugees and immigrants hoping to resettle in the US, state-sanctioned violence and Islamophobia, and immigration enforcement in communities of color.
Confirmed speakers include:

1. Darakshan Raja, Co-Director of the Washington Peace Center

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