Smithsonian Asian American Literature Festival

Date: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 1:00pm to Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the Smithsonian
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Smithsonian Asian American Literature Festival
July 27-29, 2017 | Washington, DC
at the Smithsonian, Library of Congress & Dupont Underground
Full Schedule TBA
www.smithsonianapa.org/lit/

NoBanNoWallNoRaids: Defending Human Rights in the Age of Trump

Date: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by Foreign Policy For America
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Since taking office President Trump and his Administration have pushed extraordinarily regressive policies when it comes to immigration and refugees. The Administration has aggressively pursued its “Muslim Ban” policy through executive orders; sanctuary cities have been threatened with cut offs of federal funding; and ICE agents have dramatically expanded the scope of their arrest and deportation efforts.

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

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.

Todos Unidos: A Benefit Concert for Youth in Central America

Date: 
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Join OYE and EcoViva on Friday, May 19, for a special evening with musician Michael Romero.

Austin-based Michael Romero (www.michaelromeromusic.com) is an accomplished singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist driven by a desire for social change. Romero will play songs by the late Honduran folk singer Guillermo Anderson.

Meso Creso presents: Spring Forward

Date: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 2:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Join Meso Creso, in partnership with local immigrant, refugee, and human rights organizations for a daytime celebration of the sounds, sights, and resilience of our local and global communities.

Meso Creso -- a DC-based, cross-cultural arts collective -- is known for bringing a unique blend of global beats, treats and arts to create engaging, immersive experiences. On May 20, they are very excited to partner with amazing organizations that serve immigrant and refugee communities to host their annual Spring event -- outside, under the sun, and with you!

Potluck to Welcome Solidarity Cyclers Home

Date: 
Monday, May 29, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by CISPES
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Come help celebrate the victorious return of the Solidarity Cyclers!! After 180 miles they will be ready to relax with friends and celebrate the end of the journey. Please bring a dish to share with lots of hungry riders and enjoy the beginning of summer with your El Salvador solidarity community!! (Email laura@cispes.org to let her know what you're bringing or ask for suggestions.)

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.

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.

Life and Prison in Palestine: A Cartoonist’s Eye

Date: 
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Busboys and Poets 14th & V welcomes Mohammad Sabaaneh to present his new book "White and Black: Political Cartoons from Palestine."

A noted Palestinian cartoonist (and former political prisoner), Sabaaneh showcases his powerful artwork and discusses his inspirations and techniques. Sabaaneh will be joined by Matt Wuerker, the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist at Politico.

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.

Veterans on the March

Date: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Veterans For Peace and others.  Connect on facebook here.

Stop Endless War • Build for Peace!
“War is a racket: A few profit, the many pay!”– Major General Smedley Butler, USMC

Emerging Threats to the AAPI Community

Date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by NCAPA

During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, join the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) in "Emerging Threats to the AAPI Community: A Civil Rights and Immigration Discussion." The discussion will feature notable panelists and speakers and cover pressing issues facing our communities.

More information on facebook.

Advocacy and Vigil for Immigrants, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers

Date: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by Fairlington Presbyterian
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Join up on May 6 in solidarity for immigrant rights and reform of immigration laws.

Please share this event with your groups and friends.

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