Why Has President Obama Deported More Immigrants Than Any President in US History?

A Guatemalan undocumented immigrant prepares to board a plane at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway airport during his deportation process

America After 9/11

Since 9/11, the Department of Justice has prosecuted more than 500 terrorism cases, yet there remains scant public understanding of what these federal cases have actually looked like and the impact they have had on communities and families. Published by The Nation in collaboration with Educators for Civil Liberties, the America After 9/11 series features contributions from scholars, researchers and advocates to provide a systematic look at the patterns of civil rights abuses in the United States’ domestic “war on terror.”

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House Party: Build the Left, Fight the Right! S17 Fundraising!

Date: 
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:45pm
State/Region: 
DC

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Hosted by DC Socialist ISO

Join D.C. Socialist's, leftists and allies!
House party & fundraiser for the 2017 Socialism conference!
Closest Metro: Petworth/Georiga Ave.- Red line

Capitalism has Failed Workers - Enabling Worker Coops

Date: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Democracy at Work DC
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Workers' rights are in continuous danger of being stripped away by federal and state administrations' corporation friendly, anti-labor policies. Traditional capitalist corporations are more concerned about profits and growth than they are about the welfare of workers, our families, and our communities.

Represented DC x Looking Glass Present: Cabaret for a CAUSE

Date: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Represented DC and The Looking Glass Lounge 
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CABARET FOR A CAUSE
Bringing art and altruism to the district

COMEDY by
*** Chelsea Shorte
*** Ahmed Vallejos

MUSIC by
*** Loi Loi 吕吕
*** Spirit Plots

Wells Fargo Rally: DC ReInvest In the People

Date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by DC ReInvest
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INVITE YOUR FRIENDS!! Help continue to generate awareness of the DC ReInvest Coalition's campaign to get DC to sever its ties from Wells Fargo.

The resolution was introduced on 3/21/17 by CM Grosso with 5 co-sponsors.

Labor History Bike Tour

Date: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by DC Jobs With Justice
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Pump up your bike tires and get ready to learn about DC's labor history!

A rollicking ride by bike through DC's history of working-class struggle, the tour will highlight sites and stories of resistance from the distant past to recent events, some memorialized in stone, others paved over and nearly forgotten. Tour pamphlets provided, as well as a commemorative spoke card for all participants.

Grassroots Workshop on the Comprehensive Plan

Date: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

BROUGHT TO YOU BY:
Empower DC · Fair Budget Coalition · Committee of 100 on the Federal City * DC Federation of Citizens Association · DC 4 Reasonable Development * ONE DC · Washington Lawyers Committee on Civil Rights · Faith Strategies

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SATURDAY, MAY 6TH 12-4PM
Christ United Methodist Church
900 4th St SW

What is the COMPREHENSIVE PLAN? ----->
DC'S "FRAMEWORK" FOR HOW DEVELOPMENT HAPPENS

Metro budget-Its meaning for the Future with former Dr Gridlock

Date: 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by Action Committee for Transit
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Tuesday, May 9
The Metro budget - Its meaning for the future
Speaker: Robert Thomson, just-retired as Washington Post Dr. Gridlock (rescheduled from our snow-cancelled March meeting)

ACT meetings are held at the Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910, in the Fenton Room. They are FREE and open to the public.

PLEASE sign in first, before taking a seat.

Forum: Fighting Racism and Building a Worker's Movement

Date: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL)

Featuring guest speaker Delonte Wilkins
Organizer, Black Workers Center (a project of ONE DC)

The ONE DC Black Workers Center (BWC) is a member-led space that builds racial and economic justice through popular education, direct action, and worker-owned alternatives. This special forum will feature Black Workers Center Organizer Delonte Wilkins, who will discuss local organizing efforts in D.C. and how you can support them.

Metro Employees Protest Requirement to Call out Sick 72 Hours in Advance

Date: 
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
State/Region: 
DC



Metro’s largest union has announced that WMATA employees, doctors, riders, and advocates will gather Friday to protest the transit agency’s excused absence policy.
The regulation requires employees to call of out work 72 hours ahead of the time they anticipate being sick.
“This policy is unsafe, and further illustrates WMATA’s complete disregard for the health, safety and well-being of their employees and riders,” says the union, ATU Local 689, in a release.

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.

DC DSA Socialist Feminism Committee Meeting

Date: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Come join DC DSA Socialist Feminists at their next committee meeting. They will have updates about baby boxes and CPC campaigns, as well as Bowl-a-Thon fundraising for DCAF and their reading group.

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Custodial workers are not disposable: Assign Alicia Knight Her Summer Reading

Date: 
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Fair Jobs GW

Join GW Community members to deliver a letter to EVP of Operations Alicia Knight. The community needs to remind her that the struggle for better labor rights and on the job treatment does not end with summer break. They are also attaching letters of support from students, staff, and faculty. Help make sure that Alicia Knight's summer reading constantly reminds her that GW's custodial workers demand better treatment from her office!

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'Building a Summer of Resistance'

Date: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Socialist Alternative DMV.

The ongoing wave of mass protests since Trump’s inauguration have underscored the complete lack of a mandate for his right wing policies, while the defeat of Trumpcare and the Muslim ban, as well as the departure of key cabinet appointments under pressure, have shown that the Trump agenda can be beaten back.

2-Day Georgetown Student Fast & Vigil! - Boycott Wendy's

Date: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 7:00am to Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by DC Fair Food
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THIS WEDNESDAY (4/26) AND THURSDAY (4/27), students at Georgetown University will pick up the torch in a national rolling student fast in support of the growing #BoycottWendys campaign, and in solidarity with The Ohio State University students leading a campaign to kick Wendy's off campus due to the company's refusal to join the CIW's award-winning Fair Food Program.

PACK the ROOM: DC Council Hears Wells Fargo Divestment

Date: 
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by DC Reinvest Coalition

On May 4, join D.C. ReInvest Coalition to PACK the DC Council Committee on Finance and Revenue and urge the committee to set a hearing for our resolution to DIVEST the city from Wells Fargo!

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!

AIM Action for Transit Justice

Date: 
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
State/Region: 
DC


Action In Montgomery and River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation are asking you to join up as they:

STAND UP FOR TRANSIT JUSTICE
Sunday, May 7th from 4-6pm at the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church
[901 Third Street, NW, Washington, DC; near Judiciary Square & Union Station Metro stops]

Please come help:
· stop bus cuts to the poorest communities;

· stop cuts to 10,000 middle class jobs; and

· build affordable housing on WMATA land.

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.

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!.

DC en Huelga! / DC on Strike!

Date: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 12:45pm to 3:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Many Languages One Voice (MLOV)

Mayor Bowser, the City Council, and other elected officials must pass policies that ensure benefits, protection, and sanctuary for ALL communities under attack in DC. Take back our city and ensure that neighbors and neighborhoods thrive.

Art Party for People's Climate March

Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

SURJ DC invites you to join us on April 23rd for an art party in preparation for the People's Climate March!  The group will be creating signs and banners to support indigenous-led environmental movements. If you have nontoxic art supplies, please feel free to bring them to contribute to the event. Folks are free to come and go anytime between 2-6pm.

Community Power Happy Hour for Empower DC

Date: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Empower DC

Join Empower DC & other community members for an evening of drinks, foods, and resistance.

The Empower DC board is working hard to offer exciting raffle & silent auction items. Stay tuned to Empower DC's social media platforms for updates.

The price of a ticket includes one drink, and access to a special happy hour menu.

Sramik Awaaz: Worker Voices film screening / discussion

Date: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by South Asia Labor Watch and Law@theMargins

On the fourth anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza building, join Institute for Policy Studies, Law@theMargins and South Asia Labor Watch for a discussion on Sramik Awaaz: Worker Voices, a film produced by Law@theMargins.

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.

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