Anti-Eviction Canvassing

Date: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Democratic Socialists of America
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Weeknight time for those who can't make weekends.

**PLEASE NOTE** this time will only be for people who have already received the training. Participants will only be convening to break out into groups and then head out to canvass.

House Party: Build the Left, Fight the Right! S17 Fundraising!

Date: 
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:45pm
State/Region: 
DC

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Hosted by DC Socialist ISO

Join D.C. Socialist's, leftists and allies!
House party & fundraiser for the 2017 Socialism conference!
Closest Metro: Petworth/Georiga Ave.- Red line

Montgomery Green Democrats June Meeting: Transit!

Date: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by MoCo Green Democrats
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By 2040, Montgomery will have 70% more congestion, 40% more jobs and 20% more residents. In 2013, Montgomery County approved a plan for an 81-mile bus rapid transit (BRT) network.
Recent attempts to fund the plan have met resistance. Now, BRT funding from the state is set to run out, and BRT’s future in Montgomery could be in doubt.

Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth- Book Talk by Gar Alperovitz

Date: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Busboys and Democracy Collaborative


Join Gar Alperovitz and the Democracy Collaborative on June 1st at 7pm at Busboys and Poets 14th and V for the launch of Gar's new book: “Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth.”

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Power of Choice Gala Celebration & Awards Presentation

Date: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia
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Join NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia and special guests Governor Terry McAuliffe, Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, and Attorney General Mark Herring on May 23 in Arlington!

Get your tickets to celebrate our 15th anniversary and support our work to elect strong pro-choice candidates in this critical election year! http://bit.ly/PowerofChoiceVA

Anacostia Coordinating Council 2017 Annual Meeting

Date: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Anacostia Coordinating Council
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Join the Anacostia Coordinating Council for our 2017 Annual Meeting, featuring a Community Conversation with Antwan Wilson, Chancellor of DC Public Schools. The conversation will be moderated by Ward 8 Representative on the DC State Board of Education, Markus Batchelor.

This annual evening meeting is an opportunity to elect our new board of directors and honor our outgoing President, The Honorable Arrington Dixon.

Do More 24

Date: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 7:00am to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Thrive DC
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Our clients need more right now. Whether they're afraid of losing health care, afraid of immigration police, or are afraid the places they depend on will lose funding, they need YOU to do more in the face of unprecedented threats.

Third Annual Fundraiser Celebrating School Justice Project

Date: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the School Justice Project
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Featuring an open bar (beer & wine), heavy hors d'oeuvres, silent auction and raffles, and fantastic company, the Third Annual Fundraiser will celebrate the D.C.-based legal non-profit School Justice Project.

No Justice No Pride - DC Day Of Action

VOICE action: Building Power in We the People

Date: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by VOICE
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Join VOICE Leaders from 25+ Fairfax Congregations & School to hold Fairfax Officials accountable to our specific issues around schools, affordable housing, and public safety.

Disability Justice Workshop

Date: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by SURJ-NoVA
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This workshop will involve talking about the principles (main ideas) of disability justice, what disability justice looks like, how racism and ableism (the belief that non-disabled people are better than disabled people) work together, and looking at ableism in our communities.

Health Care Revolution: Structural Violence and What You Can Do

Date: 
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Healthcare Revolution 
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Calling all those concerned about the state of health in this country! Activists from the DMV area will come together for a crucial panel discussion on structural violence (preventable violence or harm resulting from human generated institutions) and health care. The panel will include:
-Margaret Flowers, MD: former practicing physician, co-founder of Popular Resistance, co-founder of the Health Over Profit for Everyone (HOPE) campaign

A Rally to Save Net Neutrality

Date: 
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Free Press
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FCC Chairman Pai is moving ahead with his plan to gut Net Neutrality. At a meeting on May 18 he will officially release his awful proposal — and Free Press will be there to represent millions of people who need Net Neutrality and will fight for it.

Wells Fargo Rally: DC ReInvest In the People

Date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by DC ReInvest
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INVITE YOUR FRIENDS!! Help continue to generate awareness of the DC ReInvest Coalition's campaign to get DC to sever its ties from Wells Fargo.

The resolution was introduced on 3/21/17 by CM Grosso with 5 co-sponsors.

Labor History Bike Tour

Date: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by DC Jobs With Justice
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Pump up your bike tires and get ready to learn about DC's labor history!

A rollicking ride by bike through DC's history of working-class struggle, the tour will highlight sites and stories of resistance from the distant past to recent events, some memorialized in stone, others paved over and nearly forgotten. Tour pamphlets provided, as well as a commemorative spoke card for all participants.

GerryRIGGED: A Film Viewing & Discussion of Fair Redistricting

Date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 6:45pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Join the Kiwanis Club of Fairfax and OneVirginia2021 for a showing of the film "GerryRIGGED", and a discussion of the issue of Fair Redistricting in Virgina.
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6:45 pm - Pre-discussion & Social Mingle
7:30 pm - Film Showing and Discussion

Brian Cannon, Executive Director of OneVirginia2021, will be leading the discussion of the film and issue!

Rally to Increase DC Education Funding

Date: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by DC Education Coalition for Change -DECC
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Want to make a difference to students in DC?

If you care about education in DC, then you need to come out on May 10th.

Campaign Launch & Rally to "Put A Price On It D.C."!

Date: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 12:00am to 1:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Put a Price On It DC, One DC, DCDivest, and others
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On Thursday May 11, urge our City Council to support and pass a strong, equitable price on carbon pollution. Join up on the steps of City Hall for a strong showing of support!

Take our city back from polluters by hitting them where it hurts the most: the unjust profits of their bulging pocketbooks. Carbon pricing proceeds *can* come right back to our families, neighbors, and communities.

Community Grocery Coop Meetup @TheHive 2.0

Date: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Community Grocery Co-op
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Community Grocery Coop is still thriving and moving forward. There have been lots of challanges followed by some progress and exciting new updates. You are invited to attend a community meetup with light refreshments included.

Topics discussed will include:

Grassroots Workshop on the Comprehensive Plan

Date: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

BROUGHT TO YOU BY:
Empower DC · Fair Budget Coalition · Committee of 100 on the Federal City * DC Federation of Citizens Association · DC 4 Reasonable Development * ONE DC · Washington Lawyers Committee on Civil Rights · Faith Strategies

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SATURDAY, MAY 6TH 12-4PM
Christ United Methodist Church
900 4th St SW

What is the COMPREHENSIVE PLAN? ----->
DC'S "FRAMEWORK" FOR HOW DEVELOPMENT HAPPENS

Metro budget-Its meaning for the Future with former Dr Gridlock

Date: 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by Action Committee for Transit
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Tuesday, May 9
The Metro budget - Its meaning for the future
Speaker: Robert Thomson, just-retired as Washington Post Dr. Gridlock (rescheduled from our snow-cancelled March meeting)

ACT meetings are held at the Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910, in the Fenton Room. They are FREE and open to the public.

PLEASE sign in first, before taking a seat.

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.

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