DCTN: Testimony Preparation for DC City Council

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

Join Collective Action for Safe Spaces and the Washington Peace Center for a training on how to testify before DC City Council on the legislation you care about.

Facilitators will show you how to craft your message, prepare your talking points, and give effective testimony to get legislation passed in the District.

Anti-Eviction Canvassing

Date: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Democratic Socialists of America
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Weeknight time for those who can't make weekends.

**PLEASE NOTE** this time will only be for people who have already received the training. Participants will only be convening to break out into groups and then head out to canvass.

Montgomery Green Democrats June Meeting: Transit!

Date: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by MoCo Green Democrats
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By 2040, Montgomery will have 70% more congestion, 40% more jobs and 20% more residents. In 2013, Montgomery County approved a plan for an 81-mile bus rapid transit (BRT) network.
Recent attempts to fund the plan have met resistance. Now, BRT funding from the state is set to run out, and BRT’s future in Montgomery could be in doubt.

Power of Choice Gala Celebration & Awards Presentation

Date: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia
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Join NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia and special guests Governor Terry McAuliffe, Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, and Attorney General Mark Herring on May 23 in Arlington!

Get your tickets to celebrate our 15th anniversary and support our work to elect strong pro-choice candidates in this critical election year! http://bit.ly/PowerofChoiceVA

Do More 24

Date: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 7:00am to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Thrive DC
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www.thrivedc.org/dm24

Our clients need more right now. Whether they're afraid of losing health care, afraid of immigration police, or are afraid the places they depend on will lose funding, they need YOU to do more in the face of unprecedented threats.

Third Annual Fundraiser Celebrating School Justice Project

Date: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the School Justice Project
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Featuring an open bar (beer & wine), heavy hors d'oeuvres, silent auction and raffles, and fantastic company, the Third Annual Fundraiser will celebrate the D.C.-based legal non-profit School Justice Project.

No Justice No Pride - DC Day Of Action

VOICE action: Building Power in We the People

Date: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by VOICE
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Join VOICE Leaders from 25+ Fairfax Congregations & School to hold Fairfax Officials accountable to our specific issues around schools, affordable housing, and public safety.

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

Arlington Young Democrats: What you need to know about redistricting

Date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by Arlington Young Democrats
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Join the Arlington Young Democrats for our May Monthly meeting, focused on gerrymandering and redistricting in the Commonwealth. They are very honored to have Brian Cannon, Executive Director of OneVirginia2021 joining us to explain the current state of redistricting in the Commonwealth and how you can help change the map.

All Hands on Deck: Attend JEB Stuart HS Community Meeting

Date: 
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by SURJ NoVa
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No Fairfax County student should be asked to wear the name of a traitor against the United States who led the killing in a war to keep black people enslaved!

Those supporting the name change need to turn out for the JEB Stuart Community Meeting. Doors open at 6, meeting starts at 6:30 in the Cafeteria. Fairfax County School Board is set to vote on this issue on June 22.

Health Care Revolution: Structural Violence and What You Can Do

Date: 
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Healthcare Revolution 
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Calling all those concerned about the state of health in this country! Activists from the DMV area will come together for a crucial panel discussion on structural violence (preventable violence or harm resulting from human generated institutions) and health care. The panel will include:
-Margaret Flowers, MD: former practicing physician, co-founder of Popular Resistance, co-founder of the Health Over Profit for Everyone (HOPE) campaign

A Rally to Save Net Neutrality

Date: 
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Free Press
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FCC Chairman Pai is moving ahead with his plan to gut Net Neutrality. At a meeting on May 18 he will officially release his awful proposal — and Free Press will be there to represent millions of people who need Net Neutrality and will fight for it.

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.

Foundation Center: Introduction to Proposal Writing

Date: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by The Foundation Center
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Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don't want to miss one of The Foundation center's most popular classes!

This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include:

The basic elements of a proposal
The “do’s” and “don'ts” of writing and submitting a proposal
How to follow up whether the answer is yes or no

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LTD's Annual Celebration of Trans Artist

Date: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by La-Ti-Do
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It's that time of week again for La-Ti-Do: WINNER of DC Metro Theater Arts' 2015 Special Award and BroadwayWorld.com 2013 Best DC Cabaret.

LTD ends June with their annual Celebration of Trans Artist. Curated anad co-produced by Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi, their annual celebration brings together artist from across the country to raise money for a Trans founded and led organization or a Trans Community Member.

GerryRIGGED: A Film Viewing & Discussion of Fair Redistricting

Date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 6:45pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Join the Kiwanis Club of Fairfax and OneVirginia2021 for a showing of the film "GerryRIGGED", and a discussion of the issue of Fair Redistricting in Virgina.
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6:45 pm - Pre-discussion & Social Mingle
7:30 pm - Film Showing and Discussion

Brian Cannon, Executive Director of OneVirginia2021, will be leading the discussion of the film and issue!

Feed the People

Date: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Peace House
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Help "Feed the People" with Food, Clothing & Resistance Collective & Guerrilla Republik D.C. on May 20th...2 pm-5 pm by delivering meals, clothing, water & toiletry care packages to community in need.

HOW YOU CAN HELP MAY 8th-20th:

1)Send monetary donations to purchase items via Paypal to:fcrcollective@gmail.com

Rally to Increase DC Education Funding

Date: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by DC Education Coalition for Change -DECC
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Want to make a difference to students in DC?

If you care about education in DC, then you need to come out on May 10th.

Silent Protest at Fairfax School Board meeting

Date: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by FCPS Pride
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Protest anti-trans speakers at the Fairfax County School Board. Bring pink 8 1/2 x 11 signs that clearly say "LGBTQ", "Trans" or "Transgender" students. Protestors are holding up signs and wearing supportive buttons and stickers in protest to the amazingly anti-Trans speakers who have been coming to the board meetings.

Campaign Launch & Rally to "Put A Price On It D.C."!

Date: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 12:00am to 1:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Put a Price On It DC, One DC, DCDivest, and others
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On Thursday May 11, urge our City Council to support and pass a strong, equitable price on carbon pollution. Join up on the steps of City Hall for a strong showing of support!

Take our city back from polluters by hitting them where it hurts the most: the unjust profits of their bulging pocketbooks. Carbon pricing proceeds *can* come right back to our families, neighbors, and communities.

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