Not Backing Down: Rally to #ProtectOurCare

Date: 
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hundreds of Planned Parenthood patients and supporters from across the country and coalition partners will gather at the U.S. Capitol to speak out against Trumpcare and in support of Planned Parenthood. Pro-Women's Health elected officials will join Planned Parenthood patients and supporters to send a strong message: stop trying to destroy health care for millions and stop attacks on Planned Parenthood.

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Linking Together: March to Save our Care

Date: 
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

The Senate is pushing their cruel Obamacare repeal bill that would cause suffering and cost lives. But Congress works for us, and we're not going to let them vote without hearing our voices.
OUR PRESSURE IS WORKING. The Senate has delayed the vote, but the fight isn't over. This is our chance to show the Senate what we're made of — to tell tell them NO "defunding" Planned Parenthood, NO repealing the ACA, and NO to Trumpcare.
Come to the Capitol to show our collective voices and our power.

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Introduction to Permaculture (Free workshop!)

Date: 
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by Community Forklift


Join Community Forklift's own Jane Matt as she teaches the basics of Permaculture and food forest design. She'll discuss techniques and design principles which can be used for all types of landscapes: large and small; urban and rural.

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

Do More 24

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

Hosted by Thrive DC
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www.thrivedc.org/dm24

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.

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

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

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:

Metro Employees Protest Requirement to Call out Sick 72 Hours in Advance

Date: 
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
State/Region: 
DC



Metro’s largest union has announced that WMATA employees, doctors, riders, and advocates will gather Friday to protest the transit agency’s excused absence policy.
The regulation requires employees to call of out work 72 hours ahead of the time they anticipate being sick.
“This policy is unsafe, and further illustrates WMATA’s complete disregard for the health, safety and well-being of their employees and riders,” says the union, ATU Local 689, in a release.

Positive Force DC Organizing Meeting

Date: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Positive Force

Support and protect our communities and the marginalized people within them against the rising tide of hatred--plan and strategize! As always, bring your friends and ideas!

Snacks will be provided.  RSPV on Eventbrite here.

The Peoples Garden: Spring Planting

Date: 
Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 11:00am to 6:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Peace House


Peace House believes that everyone should have access to fresh healthy food. In the principle of gardens not lawns, Peace House will be working to turn a portion of the yard yard into a community garden to help raise fresh food for people in the neighborhood. Please come join for a work day to help us get the ground ready and build the garden beds for the garden. Come for a part or the whole day, and build community through mutual aid.

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The DC Center Annual Reception: Rooftop Speakeasy

Date: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the DC Center


On behalf of The DC Center, the 2017 Annual Reception Committee would like to cordially invite you to the DC Center's annual signature fundraising event. Your attendance at this 12th annual celebration helps The Center achieve its mission and goals of providing a safe environment for all LGBT individuals in the Greater Washington, DC Metropolitan Area and supporting much needed community-based programs and services.

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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
RSPV on facebook here.


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.

PACK the ROOM: DC Council Hears Wells Fargo Divestment

Date: 
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by DC Reinvest Coalition

On May 4, join D.C. ReInvest Coalition to PACK the DC Council Committee on Finance and Revenue and urge the committee to set a hearing for our resolution to DIVEST the city from Wells Fargo!

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.

It Takes Roots Action: Mother Earth's RED LINE

Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by It Takes Roots

Join It Takes Roots on April 28th in Washington DC as they unite as Mother Earth’s RED LINE to take direct action against the corporations and politicians driving the extractive economy.

Connect on facebook here.

Will you hold Mother Earth’s Red Line with Indigenous, Black, Brown and Frontline communities on April 28th?
Contact Jaron (jaron@ggjalliance.org) to get involved!

Mass Volunteer Meeting: Peoples Climate March

Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the People's Climate Movement
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On April 29th, tens of thousands of people will come to Washington DC for the Peoples Climate March to surround the White House and stand up to Trump's climate-denying agenda.

2nd Annual #NoLeadZone Old School Pajama Jam

Date: 
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10:00pm to 11:45pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Black Millenials for Flint and Thursday Network
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Join Black Millennials for Flint in partnership with Thursday Network-Greater Washington Urban League Young Professionals for their 2nd Annual #NoLeadZone Old School Pajama Jam! 100% of proceeds will support the National Flint Water Drive and the I EMPOWER Scholarship.

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET-$15
GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET WITH RAFFLE-$20
Raffle tickets $5 all Night

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