Anti-Oppression Resources


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As an anti-racist organization, the Washington Peace Center strives to be a constructive force for peace and justice by eliminating forms of oppression such as racism, sexism, classism and heterosexism, as well as the violence inherent in these, and in their place establishing alternative structures and relations that are nonhierarchical, nonviolent, humane and just. We […]

April 21, 2019

Policy Briefing : Status Report on Implementation of the District’s 2014 Limited Purpose Driver’s License Law for Undocumented Residents


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Street Address: Wilson Building, Room 120, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NWCity: WashingtonState/Region: DCDate: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 – 1:00pm to 3:00pm The Georgetown DC Public Policy Initiative and Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service invite you to a Policy Briefing. Opening Remarks:Council Chairman Phil MendelsonCouncil Member Mary Cheh Panel Discussion:Lucinda Babers, Director, District Department of Motor VehiclesDiana Guelespe, PhD, Georgetown UniversityAbel […]

October 26, 2015

Center for Teaching Peace


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The Center for Teaching Peace works with schools on all levels to begin, as well as to expand programs in peace studies. It was founded in 1985 by Professor Colman McCarthy who believed that through education, nonviolent efforts towards establishing peace can be achieved. The Center provides lectures, courses, as well as information on peacemaking, […]

February 21, 2015

DC Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Committee


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The DC Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Committee (DC HNPC) was started in 1981 as a joint project of several local groups and individuals to commemorate the atomic bombing of Japan by the United States on August 6 (Hiroshima) and August 9 (Nagasaki), 1945.  We remember the victims and honor the spirit of forgiveness and reconciliation, work against […]

April 19, 2014

50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Rally


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Date: Saturday, August 24, 2013 – 8:00amLocation : DC Location: Lincoln Memorial Event Details: The 50th Anniversary March on Washington will take place on //Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall.//  Fifty years after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his historic “I Have a Dream” speech, leaders from civil […]

May 20, 2013

Occupy Earth Week/IMF-World Bank


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Date: Sunday, April 15, 2012 – 8:00am – Sunday, April 22, 2012 – 8:00pmLocation : DC Location: McPherson Square, downtown Washington DC corner of 15th and K street NW Occupy DC will have a week of direct actions against the polluting and planet destroying forces of the 1% on April 15th through April 22nd. Earth Week will be occupied […]

March 20, 2012

20 YEARS OF US WAR ON IRAQ!


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Date: Saturday, January 15, 2011 – 8:45am – 7:30pmLocation : DC January 15, 2011 marks the 20th year since the United States began to bomb Iraq. Since then millions of Iraqi people have been militarily occupied, injured, starved, killed, tortured, and imprisoned. Millions more have become internally displaced or refugees in other countries. COME TO WASHINGTON, D.C. SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, […]

November 30, 2010