Washington Peace Center resources for you!

small sound system used in action

The Washington Peace Center provides strategic resources for activist organizations and individuals to make every action in the DC area more efficient and effective.

To better assist us in providing all the tools you need to change the world please fill out our Resource Survey. If you would like to submit a donation for usage of our equipment, click here. To make a payment for photocopying services, confirm charges with staff, and click here

Full color printer/copier: New! Very high quality copies. $.25/color copies, $.05/black and white copies- a fraction of corporate costs!  Call our office to arrange a time. Also staples and collates copies into groups.
 
 Small sound system: for more intimate gatherings. Be heard loud and clear! Suggested donation: $15-$50

Smaller Sound System: Featuring shoulder strap for easy transport during marches, this sound system features both a microphone input and an iPod dock. Suggested donation: $10-$40
Our large sound system features all that is pictured. Two large speakers, an amp, up to three mics and mic stands, and speakers stands will make sure you're heard for groups up to about 300 people. The whole system will fit in a sedan without much problem. Suggested donation: $25-100 sliding scale
  Small stage. Two 2x4x8 platforms  Built specifically to fit into Park Police guidelines for use at the White House and at the mall.  You will need a pick-up truck or cargo van and at least two strong people (preferably three) to transport. Suggested donation: $25-100 sliding scale
  Bullhorns for marches and smaller rallies (donation requested, $10-40).
 
Political movies to borrow for activist events: Click here for the DVD Inventory (free!)
 
 Geodesic Yurt Dome: a shelter for events, particularly in cold weather.  30 feet diameter, easy to set up and take down. Donation requested: $25-100

 Projector and screen for movie screenings or making banners (donation requested: $15-100)
Pop-up Canopy: perfect for outdoor events to shield from sun, rain, etc. The tent is 10 x 10, has attachable walls and is easy to set-up. Suggested donation: $30-100
Soapbox: Return to the Golden Age of Soapbox Oratory! Traditionally, towns were inundated with wooden crates used for shipping various dry goods, and radical dissidents found they made handy platforms for giving fiery speeches. If you find yourself short on shipping crates, the Peace Center has one handily available for smaller or more informal gatherings. Suggested donation: $5-$10
Wagon: At 48"x 24" and capable of carrying 1400 lbs, this red wagon can haul anything you need either for transport or on a march. Comfortably fits both speakers and amp from the large sound system, and pmneumatic wheels ensure the ride will go smoothly. Sides are detatchable. Suggested donation: $20-$40

To use any of these resources, contact us at 202-234-2000 or info@washingtonpeacecenter.org.  Our office is generally open Mon-Fri 10-6 and is located in Columbia Heights. 

Check out our online Resource Guide containing much of the information and tips you need to organize events and actions in the DC area. 

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