How to think like a 21st Century Economist--Kate Raworth Discusses 'Doughnut Economics'

Date: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

The Next System Project is thrilled to welcome author and economist Kate Raworth on May 10 at Busboys & Poets at 5th and K St NW in Washington, DC to discuss a new economic model she calls Doughnut Economics.

People's Climate March: Direct Action & Privilege Teach-in

Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
State/Region: 
DC


Are you participating in the the week of action or People's Climate March and also have a privilege identity that helps buffer you from the impacts of climate and economic injustice? Are you super passionate about taking to the streets and standing up around these issues-- but are not sure how to do that as a person with wealth or class privilege, or as a white person? Come join up for this teach-in, and then put it into practice in the streets soon after.

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.

Sweet Potatoes, not Pipelines

Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 8:00am to 10:00am
State/Region: 
DC

On the day before the March for Climate, Jobs and Justice, Beyond Extreme Energy is taking close to half a ton of sweet potatoes to the headquarters of FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 1st St NW in DC. They will be speaking out about their passionate opposition to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) and all new proposed fossil fuel infrastructure. FERC is a rubber-stamp agency for the gas industry!

We will be distributing these sweet potatoes in small bags free to FERC employees and passers-by, with a leaflet explaining why we are taking action at FERC.

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.

Connect on facebook here.

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
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

Justice Tuesdays: Protest against desecration of Bethesda African Cemetery

Date: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by: Macedonia Baptist Church and SURJ MoCo (Showing Up for Racial Justice Montgomery County)

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.

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.

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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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.

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

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

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