Smithsonian Asian American Literature Festival

Date: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 1:00pm to Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the Smithsonian
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Smithsonian Asian American Literature Festival
July 27-29, 2017 | Washington, DC
at the Smithsonian, Library of Congress & Dupont Underground
Full Schedule TBA
www.smithsonianapa.org/lit/

NoDAPL in DC | #DCReInvest & Indigenous Art Party and Jam

Date: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Rising Hearts, the Piscataway Indian Nation, & DC ReInvest.
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Calling all DMV Native people and friends! Join up for Native food, live music, and art builds to support the struggle to divest DC funds from Wells Fargo, a major funder of the Dakota Access Pipeline and a danger to local low-income and black and brown neighborhoods.

Queerview Mirror: A Celebration of Queer Artists Through Time

Date: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Camp Variety Cabaret
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The arts carry the stories of human history - but what becomes of queer stories left to fall into forgotten idiom? Through comedic, poignant, transformational and heartbreaking performances, we celebrate the stories of queer artists throughout time and across continents. We welcome you to join us to celebrate the queer lives of artistic icons, past and present.

Hosted By: Dr. Torcher- The Art History Professor

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.

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.

National Pride Shabbat

Date: 
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 6:15pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Bet Mishpachah
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On Erev Pride (the night before the Capital Pride Parade), Rabbi Shira Stutman of Sixth & I, Bet Mishpachah's Rabbi Laurie Green, and members of GLOE - GLBTQ Outreach & Engagement at the Edlavitch DCJCC lead an inclusive service celebrating the diversity of our community. Celebrate Pride with the entire Jewish community—LGBTQAI and friends and allies.

No Justice No Pride - DC Day Of Action

QT Festival of Resistance

Date: 
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Resist This
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Join up for a Queer+Trans Festival June 10th!

This free festival will provide food, entertainment, as well as opportunities to connect with local LGBTQ+ groups. Folks are coming together to celebrate identities, communities, and a shared history of resistance.

Families National Pride March

Date: 
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Center Families and Rainbow Families
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Join families from across the United States to march together in the National Pride March.

PLEASE NOTE: The exact meet up time and the meetup location are both subject to change as National Pride March details are finalized and confirmed.

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Represented DC x Looking Glass Present: Cabaret for a CAUSE

Date: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Represented DC and The Looking Glass Lounge 
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CABARET FOR A CAUSE
Bringing art and altruism to the district

COMEDY by
*** Chelsea Shorte
*** Ahmed Vallejos

MUSIC by
*** Loi Loi 吕吕
*** Spirit Plots

All Hands on Deck: Attend JEB Stuart HS Community Meeting

Date: 
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by SURJ NoVa
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No Fairfax County student should be asked to wear the name of a traitor against the United States who led the killing in a war to keep black people enslaved!

Those supporting the name change need to turn out for the JEB Stuart Community Meeting. Doors open at 6, meeting starts at 6:30 in the Cafeteria. Fairfax County School Board is set to vote on this issue on June 22.

Cafecito con Poderosxs: Mamas Day Celebration

Date: 
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by NLIRH VA Latina Advocacy Network - VA LAN

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Join up as VA LAN celebrates young parents, single parents, new parents, chosen families, and other families during this monthly cafecito. All are welcome to this family friendly, bilingual space.

Únase con nosotros para celebrar las madres jovenesolteras, nuevos padres, familias solicitadas y otras familias durante nuestro cafecito mensual. Todos son bienvenidos a este evento que sera familiar amigable y bilingüe.

Todos Unidos: A Benefit Concert for Youth in Central America

Date: 
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Join OYE and EcoViva on Friday, May 19, for a special evening with musician Michael Romero.

Austin-based Michael Romero (www.michaelromeromusic.com) is an accomplished singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist driven by a desire for social change. Romero will play songs by the late Honduran folk singer Guillermo Anderson.

Meso Creso presents: Spring Forward

Date: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 2:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Join Meso Creso, in partnership with local immigrant, refugee, and human rights organizations for a daytime celebration of the sounds, sights, and resilience of our local and global communities.

Meso Creso -- a DC-based, cross-cultural arts collective -- is known for bringing a unique blend of global beats, treats and arts to create engaging, immersive experiences. On May 20, they are very excited to partner with amazing organizations that serve immigrant and refugee communities to host their annual Spring event -- outside, under the sun, and with you!

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.

ASL Queer Night

Date: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Biergarten Haus
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Come out and celebrate LGBTQ+ Graduates!

Biergarten Haus has great Premium German imported beer, Rail Liquor, and Wine. Have a shotski with three other friends if you dare! Folks will be taking pictures throughout the night to capture memorable moments!

Biergarten Haus is accessible by DC Street Car if you get off at 13th Street. For any questions email, aslqueernight@gmail.com.aus

Queer Girl Movie Night: May Edition

Date: 
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 7:30pm to 11:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Queer Girl Movie Night
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Organizers are excited to be presenting a special edition of QGMN this May, featuring a documentary by local artist, Alexandra Dietz . Her film chronicles the journey of her partner, Hannah Sheridan, as she returns to her Native-American community following the death of her father.

Link to trailer: https://vimeo.com/201145238

Circle of Love and Support (COLAS)

Date: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by COLAS
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A grief support group – healing space for survivors (moms, dads and persons in general) who has lost a child or loved one to police brutality and/or gun violence and anyone who is dealing with the emotional pain associated with grief over the loss of a loved one.

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