2-Day Georgetown Student Fast & Vigil! - Boycott Wendy's

Date: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 7:00am to Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by DC Fair Food
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THIS WEDNESDAY (4/26) AND THURSDAY (4/27), students at Georgetown University will pick up the torch in a national rolling student fast in support of the growing #BoycottWendys campaign, and in solidarity with The Ohio State University students leading a campaign to kick Wendy's off campus due to the company's refusal to join the CIW's award-winning Fair Food Program.

Women's March DC's Power in Unity Conference

Date: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Women's March and Women’s March DC are excited to host the Power in Unity conference on May 6, 2017 at Trinity Washington University, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017. Registration is required.

Bike Strike Fundraising Party

Date: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by WTF Spokefolk Collective
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WTF Spokefolk Collective is raffling off bike gear and accessories to support the CISPES Solidarity Cyclers Ride!! The Solidarity Cyclers Ride is a 180 mile bike ride/fundraiser for CISPES. WTF Spokefolk Collective DC and CISPES Solidarity with El Salvador (Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador) are co-hosting this fundraising party - come join up!

Active Bystander Intervention Training

Date: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by Cedar Lane UU and SURJ MoCo (Showing Up for Racial Justice, Montgomery County)

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Please RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScrZUDK-IHNqv5glBDp2URVklXWWGR6X1sF9qf7eYMISEYVKA/viewform?usp=sf_link

A Nation of Immigrants, A Nation of Deportation: Race, Citizenship, and Belonging in the United States

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

Cedar Lane's annual Kiplinger Lecture presents Aviva Chomsky, scholar of immigration and immigrant justice.

Here title for her talk: "A Nation of Immigrants, A Nation of Deportation: Race, Citizenship, and Belonging in the United States."

Tour of #ResisDANCE

Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Queer Resistance

From the people who brought you the massive queer dance party at Ivanka Trump’s house and the Daddy Pence Protest, get ready to WERK it on the Tour of #ResisDANCE!

This tour will be kicking off a weekend chalk full of Resistance, from the People's Climate March on Saturday to the May Day immigrants and workers strikes on Monday ~ DC on Strike. DC en Huelga!.

DC en Huelga! / DC on Strike!

Date: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 12:45pm to 3:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Many Languages One Voice (MLOV)

Mayor Bowser, the City Council, and other elected officials must pass policies that ensure benefits, protection, and sanctuary for ALL communities under attack in DC. Take back our city and ensure that neighbors and neighborhoods thrive.

Rise and Rebuild: Confronting the Roots of Armed Conflict in PH

Date: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 1:45pm to 3:30pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by Gabriela DC and Just Peace PH

Location: PENTAGON 1 & 2
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington, D.C. - Crystal City
300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA

Join the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) and the Global Ministries (UCC/DOC) at the Ecumenical Advocacy Days - Asia Pacific Workshop event of the #JustPeacePH Peace Tour 2017 in Washington, D.C"

Human Rights Crisis in the Philippines: A People's Aspiration for a Just Peace

Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Co-hosted by the Washington Peace Center, DC Justice for Muslims Coalition, GABRIELA DC, and the International Coalition for Human rights in the Philippines 

Emergency Protest Against US Bombing In Afghanistan

Date: 
Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Emergency Demo Against US Bombing in Afghanistan

The DC Justice for Muslims Coalition is calling on people to converge in front of the White House to protest the US action of dropping the “mother of all bombs” and the continuous military escalation in Afghanistan. At least 100,000 individuals lived in the areas where the bomb was dropped.

This action is being held in coordination with and response to the Afghan community for the International Day of Protest Against The Bombing and occupation of Afghanistan.

10th Annual Tenant Town Hall / Décima Cumbre Anual de Inquilinos

Date: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the Latino Economic Development Center
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Join in the fight for tenant rights and affordable housing!

11 am - 12 pm: food & information
-Get a free legal consult or visit tables of DC government agencies and other organizations that support tenants

12 pm - 2 pm: Tenant Priorities 2017
-DC officials will hear our priorities and will be asked to respond

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Hyattsville Community Outreach

Date: 
Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by No One Left Behind
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SIV families in Hyattsville and Riverdale, please join No One Left Behind for this event to learn about our resources, other sources of aid, employment opportunities, and possible placement with low-cost re-conditioned cars.

There will be outreach, free Afghan-inspired food, Middle Eastern music, and children's activities.

Sramik Awaaz: Worker Voices film screening / discussion

Date: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by South Asia Labor Watch and Law@theMargins

On the fourth anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza building, join Institute for Policy Studies, Law@theMargins and South Asia Labor Watch for a discussion on Sramik Awaaz: Worker Voices, a film produced by Law@theMargins.

Finding Oscar: A Film about a massacre in Guatemala

Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Steve Alfaro

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In a forgotten massacre during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, a young boy was spared, only to be raised by one of the very soldiers who killed his family. Nearly 30 years after the tragedy, it will take a dedicated team – from a forensic scientist to a young Guatemalan prosecutor – to uncover the truth and bring justice to those responsible…by finding the missing boy named Oscar.

Drop the Charges Rally

Date: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 8:00am to 9:00am
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by American Muslims for Palestine and IfNotNow


Show support to AMP staffers Taher Herzallah and Kareem El-Hosseiny before their status hearing on April 20! The goal is to make noise to pressure the US Attorney into dropping these criminal charges.

Ali Noorani: There Goes the Neighborhood

Date: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

A frequent media commentator on immigration issues, Noorani is executive director of the National Immigration Forum, an advocacy organization promoting the value of immigrants and immigration. Focusing on communities and only indirectly on policy, Noorani draws on interviews with nearly fifty local and national leaders from throughout the nation to illustrate how immigration is influencing, enriching, and challenging what it means to be an American.

Building the Green Economy

Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is proud to host Building the Green Economy, a panel discussion on the intersections of economic and environmental justice. Is a meaningful reduction in carbon emissions possible under capitalism? What are the political obstacles to a fair, ecologically-sustainable society?

Support Sanctuary in Rockville

Date: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by API Resistance


Come to the Rockville Mayor and Council meeting to share why you support Ordinance 11-3 "Fostering Community Trust" (Sanctuary city).


Please wear blue to show your support! You can also bring signs that are up to 8.5 x 11.

To sign up to speak, call the city Clerk's Office at 240-314-8280 by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 17. Written testimony can be e-mailed to cityclerk@rockvillemd.gov or mailed to City Clerk’s Office, 111 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850.

Climate and Culture: Where Art Meets Action

From Sea to Shining Sea: Muslim Writers Collective Washington DC Open Mic

Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the Muslim Writers Collective.

Save the date for the spring Muslim Writers Collective open mic in the Washington DC area.

Rise Up 2017: People's Action Founding Convention

Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 3:00pm to Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by: Center for Health, Environment, and Justice

At Rise Up 2017: April 23-25th in Washington, D.C. Participants will…

The People's Climate March Organizing and Poster-Making Session

Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by: Beyond the Classroom

Beyond the Classroom, University of Maryland, College Park
Series on "Global Citizen Action to Save the Planet"
1102 South Campus Commons, Building 1

"The People's Climate March Organizing and Poster-Making Session"

3rd Annual Clubs of Color MD Legislative Wrap-Up

Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by Clubs of Color


Come for a #LegislativeWrapUp of the 2017 Maryland General Assembly session. This is a collaboration with organizations concerned about issues impacting residents in Montgomery County.

May General Meeting: Building the Resistance in MoCo!

Date: 
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by SURJ MoCo

Come on May 2nd for the fifth General Meeting this year! 

There will be a speaker (to be announced) followed by Q&A during the first 30 minutes and then participants will break into committees on sanctuary/immigrant rights, anti-Islamophobia, police accountability, surveillance and bystander intervention. Bring your ideas and your energy!

Share this announcement on your neighborhood listservs and social media!

Solidarity Cyclers Ride

Date: 
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 8:00am to Monday, May 29, 2017 - 6:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by: The Committee In Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES)

Join CISPES this Memorial Day weekend for the annual Solidarity Cyclers Ride.

Challenge yourself to ride 180 miles to help CISPES raise funds to challenge imperialism.

Whether you mainly ride your bike around town but have dreams of riding further or you are an experienced long distance rider you will enjoy the rolling hills and beatuiful views of the area around DC. This ride starts and ends in DC and we will go through parts of VA, WV and MD.

May Day Poetry with Natasha Trethewey

Date: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Former Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey headlines an evening of poetry and spoken word at the National Cathedral.

Acclaimed poet Ailish Hopper and literary scholar Angelo Robinson will also provide inspirational readings highlighting past and present movements for racial justice and immigrant rights.

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Silenced No More: Michael Bennett on Activism and Pro Sports

Date: 
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by: Center for Contemporary Arab Studies-Georgetown University, Arab Studies Institute, Students for Justice in Palestine-George Washington University, US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, Samar and William Langhorne, and Andy Shallal.

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