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

Guarnteed equipment pick-up and drop-off hours are currently Monday thru Thursday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  To request equipment/check availibility, please fill out this form two weeks or more in advance. 

We will do our best to respond to your request within 2 business days to let you know if equipment is available. 

If your request is approved and you are making your donation online, please do so here before you come to pick up the equipment. Otherwise, donations may be made in person upon pick-up via cash or check.

Submit your event here if you’d like to be a part of our Activist Alert calendar, and be sure to check out our online Resource Guide containing much of the information and tips you need to organize events and actions in the DC area.

To make a payment for photocopying services, confirm charges with staff, and click here.

To better assist us in providing all the tools you need to change the world please fill out our Resource Survey


Bullhorns for marches and smaller rallies. Suggested donation: $10-40

Very high quality copies!

$.05 per single-sided B&W 8.5×11 or $.10 per double-sided B&W 8.5×11
$.25 per single-sided color 8.5×11 or  $.50 per double-sided color 8.5×11

For Legal and Tabloid Sizes, double the costs above.
(examples: $.50 per single-sided color, $.10 per single-sided B&W)

If you bring your own paper, we give you $.01 cent off per page (or per side if double-sided)! 

Make sure you have language access for individuals at your events. We have interpretation equipment for your events. We have a Wilson Sound interpretation system for up to 20 people. Suggested Donation: $100 (Sliding scale: $25-$150)

Speak your mind and address a crowd while keeping your notes tidy with this handy portable lectern! Relatively light and easy to move. Suggested donation: $25-$100

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

Projector and/or screen for giving presentations and showing films. Suggested donation: $15-100

Make your event more accessible with our 3 foot long ramp! Please note that the maximum height of the step can only be 9 inches.

Suggested donation: $10-$50

(Three) 2 foot (height off ground) x 4 foot (width) x 8 foot (length) 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. Comes with 6 screw-in legs. Suggested donation: $25-100 sliding scale

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
Featuring a shoulder strap for easy transport during marches, this sound system features both one microphone input and one iPod dock! Perfect for groups of 50-75 people. Suggested donation: $10-$40
For more intimate gatherings, 50-75 people. Be heard loud and clear! Suggested donation: $15-$50

Steps that can be used as a platform to stand on as is, or to use as stairs that are level to the height of the available stage. The width is 2.5 feet and the height is 2 feet. Suggested donation: $20-$40

6 foot long table; 29 inches from ground and 29 inches wide. Perfect for a check-in table for your event or a table to use for your laptop, projector and handouts during your presentation. Suggested donation: $15-40