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.
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!
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!.
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
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.
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
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.
Hosted by DC March Against Monsanto
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Noon - meet at Lafayette Park
*across Pennsylvania Ave
*Meet up & Speeches
1pm - March to Monsanto Building
*1300 I street, NW
2pm - March to Sylvan Theater to join "Operation Stand Together"
Hosted by Slash Run. Connect on facebook here.
A Domestic Terror Production.
All proceeds will go to Veterans For Peace
$7 - ALL AGES- 10pm Show
Info on Veterans For Peace https://www.veteransforpeace.org/who-we-are/our-mission/
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
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.
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.
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.
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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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
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!
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.
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).
Hosted by: Center for Health, Environment, and Justice
At Rise Up 2017: April 23-25th in Washington, D.C. Participants will…
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!
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"
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.