Whether puppeteers, poets or musicians, DC’s artists find creative ways to amplify their voice and become agents for progressive change.
Ensuring that people with disabilities have access to social justice movement means that our movements will be stronger, more informed, cross-sectional and more likely to be successful. Learn more about how to make our movement accessible to all.
Need a spot to host a training, gathering, or any other type of event? Check out the many options below for meeting and gathering spaces, right here in Washington DC! Info is subject to change.
Thanks to Ann Wilcox of the DC National Lawyers Guild (NLG) for compiling. The DC chapter of National Lawyers Guild is often available to do briefings and trainings for groups considering actions. The NLG can also provide support and legal assistance for the court process, if appropriate.
Here is a list of locations in the different neighborhoods and wards of DC where activists, organizers, and community members can distribute flyers and spread the word about their events and actions.
Want to have a protest in DC? You might want to get a permit. We know it probably feels like an infringement of your rights in some ways, and some groups have had success with non-permitted protests in the city, but dealing with the police bureaucracy and getting a permit will help make your event a lot less stressful on the day of.
DC is host to a huge variety of police agencies, protective services, and intelligence operatives. There are dozens of polices forces working in DC with different guidelines for dealing with protesters, so it’s good to know who you’ll be dealing with.
If you are planning a civil disobedience action that could land you or your members in jail, be sure to review the materials we provide on how best to conduct yourself. With advice for activists and legal support teams we cover everything you will need to know to keep yourself safe and informed through the whole process.
Looking to house lots of activists or volunteers in town for an event or mobilization? Check out these resources. All information is subject to change – if you learn different information or find more places who offer mass housing, please let us know! Email firstname.lastname@example.org, thanks!
If your event is too big to meet inside, and hopefully it is, DC offers a full list of outside spaces that can accommodate you. Below you will find exact addresses and helpful information about each space to make sure planning your action goes smoothly.