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
RSPV on facebook here.


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!

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
Connect on facebook here.


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.

2nd Annual #NoLeadZone Old School Pajama Jam

Date: 
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10:00pm to 11:45pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Black Millenials for Flint and Thursday Network
Connect on facebook here.

Join Black Millennials for Flint in partnership with Thursday Network-Greater Washington Urban League Young Professionals for their 2nd Annual #NoLeadZone Old School Pajama Jam! 100% of proceeds will support the National Flint Water Drive and the I EMPOWER Scholarship.

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET-$15
GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET WITH RAFFLE-$20
Raffle tickets $5 all Night

SAGE Table: Building Intergenerational Queer Community

Date: 
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by SAGE, AARP, and The DC Center
Connect on facebook here.

On May 18, SAGE and AARP are launching a movement to build intergenerational connections in the LGBT community. On that day, LGBT people and allies are invited to break bread in homes, workplaces and community organizations. Together, folks will explore what caring for one another will look like when age no longer divides.

Legislative Policy Conference Mixer

Date: 
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by: Thursday Network - GWUL Young Professionals

Connect on facebook here.


You're invited to take part in the Legislative Policy Conference Mixer. End the LPC with a BANG! Come mix and mingle with NULYP members from across the country. Make connections. Party. Leave empowered.

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.

Get the Purple Line on Track

Date: 
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 8:30am to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

PLEASE mark your calendar for an important collaborative event that Purple Line NOW is organizing along with a coalition of organizations including Action Committee for Transit, CASA and the Fair Development Coalition, Coalition for Smarter Growth, Sierra Club, and Washington Area Bicyclist Association. 

Organizers ask you to gather at the brand new downtown Silver Spring Library (900 Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910) at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 2 for a press conference.

Connect on facebook here.

Aint I An Innovator: Black Women Creating Change

Date: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by ANP Creatives and Unlimited Possibilities

Ain’t I an Innovator is an event designed specifically to create a space for Black women innovators, creatives, and social entrepreneurs who are seeking ways to create transformative social change. This event is an interactive dialogue and workshop for Black women to come together to discuss the ways in which they innovate for change and to connect/collaborate with others with similar interest.

10th Annual Tenant Town Hall / Décima Cumbre Anual de Inquilinos

Date: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the Latino Economic Development Center
Connect on facebook here.

Join in the fight for tenant rights and affordable housing!

11 am - 12 pm: food & information
-Get a free legal consult or visit tables of DC government agencies and other organizations that support tenants

12 pm - 2 pm: Tenant Priorities 2017
-DC officials will hear our priorities and will be asked to respond

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Veterans For Peace benefit show at Slash Run

Date: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 10:00pm to 11:45pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Slash Run.  Connect on facebook here.

A Domestic Terror Production.

All proceeds will go to Veterans For Peace

BUST OFF.
Skumboyz
Charged Minds
Throwdown Syndicate

$7 - ALL AGES- 10pm Show

Info on Veterans For Peace https://www.veteransforpeace.org/who-we-are/our-mission/

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

Federal Employees Gathering: Support, Solidarity, and Strategy

Date: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Washington Ethical Society


Join other federal employees to share experiences and learn together. Friends outside of WES are welcome but must come with the recommendation of a WES member to ensure a sense of confidentiality and safety in the group.

DCReInvest Mass Meeting: Divest from Wells Fargo!

Date: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

In March, six of 13 D.C. City Councilmembers co-sponsored a resolution to DIVEST the District from Wells Fargo over its unjust banking practices. On APRIL 18, join members of the DC ReInvest Coalition for a MASS MEETING to plug into our campaign to demand D.C. cut ties with banks that support dirty pipelines, private prisons, and racist, predatory lending practices!

Spring Symposium: Young, LGBTQ and Homeless

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

Hosted by Friendship Place.

Connect on facebook here.


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.

People's Climate Movement Art Space Warming and Work Party!

Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

The Peoples Climate March is just over two weeks away an they are excited to open their art space for making some big, beautiful and inspiring art with community members, artists, activists and organizers from around the country!

Americans for Safe Access UNITY Conference

Date: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Americans for Safe Access believes that when patients and concerned citizens are involved at the highest levels of policy making, everyone benefits. Therefore, it is imperative to give advocates the tools and information they need to competently and confidently represent. This conference strives to connect medical cannabis patients and advocates and promote excellence in this work. Participants will leave educated, inspired, and carrying a tool kit for achieving immediate results.

Connect on facebok here.

Building the Green Economy

Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is proud to host Building the Green Economy, a panel discussion on the intersections of economic and environmental justice. Is a meaningful reduction in carbon emissions possible under capitalism? What are the political obstacles to a fair, ecologically-sustainable society?

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.

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