Intimate Partner Violence, Stigma & Bisexuality

Date: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Intersectional Feminism Magis Row House.
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cw: gender based violence, intimate partner violence, biphobia

Bisexual people report significantly higher rates of emotional, financial, sexual, and physical intimate partner violence compared to gay and lesbian people. 49.3% of bisexual women are victims of severe physical intimate partner violence. Bisexual women have a 61.1% lifetime prevalence of rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner.

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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!

Justice Tuesdays: Protest against desecration of Bethesda African Cemetery

Date: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by: Macedonia Baptist Church and SURJ MoCo (Showing Up for Racial Justice Montgomery County)

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!.

Poetry in a time of climate crisis: A generative writing workshop from Split This Rock

Date: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Split This Rock.

Open to all writing levels. Though the workshop will be working with examples of poetry as writing prompts, both poets and prose writers are welcome to participate. Cost: $25. Pre-registration required at: http://ht.ly/3O4O30aRUul

Art Party for People's Climate March

Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

SURJ DC invites you to join us on April 23rd for an art party in preparation for the People's Climate March!  The group will be creating signs and banners to support indigenous-led environmental movements. If you have nontoxic art supplies, please feel free to bring them to contribute to the event. Folks are free to come and go anytime between 2-6pm.

Resist, Build and Rise: War is Not Green!

Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by CODEPINK

Coming to the grand People’s Climate March? Join up for a pre-march inspiring evening of talks, music and spoken word.  There will be particular focus on the critical links between climate chaos and the chaos of war/militarism. Leaders in the climate and anti-war movements will motivate us as we “Resist, Build and Rise." Sponsored by Busboys and Poets, the Peace Hub of the Climate March and CODEPINK

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Split this Rock Climate Justice Open Mic

Date: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Saturday, April 29th, the evening of the People's Climate March for Jobs and Justice, Split This Rock is hosting an eco-justice poetry reading and open mic from 6:30-8:30 pm. Bring a poem in response to the Trumpapocalypse! Raise your voice for the air, the water, soil, animals, present and future generations! Let's make a ruckus for our one good planet and a future shared by all.

Featured readers include Dan Vera, Teri Ellen Cross Davis, Alan King, Heather Davis, and others, TBA. Hosted by Melissa Tuckey.

DC March Against Monsanto

Date: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by DC March Against Monsanto

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March route....
Noon - meet at Lafayette Park
*across Pennsylvania Ave
*Meet up & Speeches
1pm - March to Monsanto Building
*1300 I street, NW
* Speeches
2pm - March to Sylvan Theater to join "Operation Stand Together"
https://www.facebook.com/events/1079813078756733/


WHY MARCH?

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Veterans For Peace benefit show at Slash Run

Date: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 10:00pm to 11:45pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Slash Run.  Connect on facebook here.

A Domestic Terror Production.

All proceeds will go to Veterans For Peace

BUST OFF.
Skumboyz
Charged Minds
Throwdown Syndicate

$7 - ALL AGES- 10pm Show

Info on Veterans For Peace https://www.veteransforpeace.org/who-we-are/our-mission/

Benefit Show for Casa Ruby: Homosuperior / Lady Bits / Post Pink

Date: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10:00pm to 11:45pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Comet Ping Pong Live Music

Saturday April 29, 2017
Benefit Show for Casa Ruby LGBT Community Center:
H O M O S U P E R I O R + Lady Bits + Post Pink
+ performances by Pussy Noir and Salvadora Dali
$10+ donation - Doors 10:00pm - Comet Ping Pong

Benefit Party for J20 Arrestees

Date: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Resist This.  Connect on facebook here.

Come hang after the community spokes council. Bring cash for friends + comrades facing state repression.

Cover will be 10 - 20 dollars (no one turned away due to lack of funds)

DJ + House + Other deets will come out soon.

On January 20th, 230 people were arrested protesting the inauguration of Donald Trump, many of them facing extremely burdensome legal costs. To help cover that cost, we're asking you to come out and have a blast and donate.

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.

Film Event: This Changes Everything

Date: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment.

In celebration of Earth Day, please join Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment (ACE) for a screening of the film, "This Changes Everything," featuring international author and activist Naomi Klein in a story that re-imagines the vast challenge of climate change.

AllEyesOnDC: The "No Culture without Agriculture" Edition

Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by AllEyesOnDC

It's that time of the year when Black farmers near and far tend to the earth and use it to bear the fruits and vegetables needed to live healthily and sustainably.

In this edition of our monthly AllEyesOnDC gatherings, the group will explore farming, food insecurity, and other environmental/food health issues that directly affect people of African descent. Come through and get the knowledge you need to produce for self, at least agriculturally.

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A Special Pike St. Performance with ONE DC for Emancipation Day

Date: 
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 6:45pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC


If you are interested in purchasing a $50 ticket for the event, which includes a special reception and post-show community conversation, please RSVP here: http://www.onedconline.org/pikest

People's Climate Movement Art Space Warming and Work Party!

Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

The Peoples Climate March is just over two weeks away an they are excited to open their art space for making some big, beautiful and inspiring art with community members, artists, activists and organizers from around the country!

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.

Climate and Culture: Where Art Meets Action

Out/Spoken: Queer, Questioning, Bold and Proud

Date: 
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Story District's annual Pride show -- Out/Spoken -- will
take place on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the 9:30 Club.

Returns to 9:30 Club to present its sixth annual Pride show -- Out/Spoken: Queer, Questioning, Bold, and Proud. Enjoy eight hilarious and heartfelt true stories through an LGBTQ lens from the best storytellers in town (dubbed "the gold standard in storytelling" by The Washington Post).

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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…

Taking the Stage, Taking a Stand: LGBTQ voices against violence

Date: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by: The DC Center, Center Men, Center Women, and the DC Anti-Violence Project

Have you ever been affected so deeply by something that only a song, dance move, or poetry verse could express how you felt? Maybe part of you sees value in sharing that beautiful moment or witnessing it come alive in someone else gives you hope or strength…If this is you then it just might be time to take the stage and take a stand! 

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"

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.

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