Anacostia Coordinating Council 2017 Annual Meeting

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

Hosted by Anacostia Coordinating Council
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Join the Anacostia Coordinating Council for our 2017 Annual Meeting, featuring a Community Conversation with Antwan Wilson, Chancellor of DC Public Schools. The conversation will be moderated by Ward 8 Representative on the DC State Board of Education, Markus Batchelor.

This annual evening meeting is an opportunity to elect our new board of directors and honor our outgoing President, The Honorable Arrington Dixon.

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.

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.

Emergency Rally to Stop Sessions & the New Drug War!

Date: 
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Justice Roundtable Coalition
www.JusticeRoundtable.org

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Attorney General Sessions' decision to reinvigorate the "war on drugs" will once again fill federal prisons with people serving excessive sentences for low-level drug crimes.

JOIN JUSTICE ADVOCATES for a rally to demand Sessions retract his order and support fair and effective criminal justice reforms.

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.

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.

Circle of Love and Support (COLAS)

Date: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by COLAS
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A grief support group – healing space for survivors (moms, dads and persons in general) who has lost a child or loved one to police brutality and/or gun violence and anyone who is dealing with the emotional pain associated with grief over the loss of a loved one.

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.

Laugh in Rally

Date: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Codepink
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CODEPINK members Desiree Fairooz, Tighe Barry, and Lenny Bianchi were found guilty of disorderly conduct for their presence in the confirmation hearing of Senator Jeff Sessions. The charge against Desiree Fariooz was brought on account of her emitting a reflexive gasp/laugh upon hearing Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) say Mr. Session's record of “treating all Americans equally under the law is clear and well-documented.”

One Community: Uniting African People Throughout the Diaspora

Date: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the National Black United Front
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One Community:
Uniting African People Throughout the Diaspora

Wednesday May 31, 2017

7pm

Thurgood Marshall Center
1816 12th St. NW
Washington DC

The goals of the panel discussion are:

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

Vigil for Oscar: Stand in Solidarity

Date: 
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by CASA
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Stand in solidarity as, Oscar, a friend, coworker, leader, and father of two goes in for his ICE check-in.

This group will be meeting outside the Fairfax ICE office at 9:00 AM.

2675 Prosperity Avenue
Fairfax, VA, 20598-5216

Come down and show your support!

#StandWithFamilies #RiseUp #Not1More #KeepFamiliesUnited.

Free Gigi Thomas: Sentencing Trial

Date: 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Collective Action for Safe Spaces
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Gigi Thomas, MSW, is a leading human rights advocate and a transgender woman of color who has worked for more than 15 years in the support of people in need in the DC area. She dedicated her life to helping others, saving many lives in the process. Today, GiGi is facing prison because she refused to die; she survived and she is punished for it.

Killer Cops and Capitalism

Date: 
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Pan African Community Action
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They own the banks, the prisons, schools and jobs. 

You're invited to the Pan-African Community Action session exploring American capitalism and the police state.
Examine how police and capitalism are different sides of the same coin. See how they keep African peoples oppressed in the interests of big profits.

Survivors live in the crosshairs of killer cops and capitalism.

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.

13th Screening

Date: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Join the Socialist Party of DC in a screening of the documentary 13th, eat some food, and discuss the prison industrial complex. and alternatives to policing and prison.

The event will be held at American University at Ward building 101. Those coming by metro can use the shuttle service from Tenleytown.

Event is free and open to everyone

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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!

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!

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.

NBUF Community Meeting

Date: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

National Black United Front Community Meeting, Hosted by NBUF
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Are you woke?
Do you want to get involved beyond social media?
Are you interested in uplifting underserved neighborhoods?
Then come for the next community meeting and learn how you can be more involved

Wednesday April 26, 2017
7pm

Thurgood Marshall Center
1816 12th St. NW
Washington DC

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