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September 2017

Film: Dare to Dream

September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Potter’s House, 1658 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC United States
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IPS with The International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity present the documentary addressing the question, "Can one Medical School Change the World?"

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The Blockade Against Cuba & The Human Right to Healthcare

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Calvary Baptist Church, 755 Eighth Street, NW DC + Google Map

The main event in a week of meetings and events between Cuban and U.S. health care professionals about the impact of the blockade on health and how to end a policy that helps no one.

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Third Days of Action Against the Blockade

September 11 @ 10:00 am - September 16 @ 9:00 pm
Various Venues Around Washington DC, Washington, DC 20036 United States + Google Map

Five days of the International Campaign for a "Just U.S. Policy on Cuba", involving Cuban health professionals, their U.S. counterparts, and U.S. graduates of the Latin American School of Medicine, on how the blockade negeatively effects the health care systems of both Cuba and the U.S.

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July 2017

Teach-in: Examining Surveillance As A Tool of Empire

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Washington Peace Center, 1525 Newton Street, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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IPS's Netfa Freeman will speak about the history of U.S. counter-intelligence used to repress communities and ways we can resist.

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Activism Out Loud!

July 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sudhouse, 1340 U Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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Come celebrate the power of art in a night of performance recognizing creative social justice action of the written word, film, song, and more.

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Part and Parcel: Islamophobia and Guantanamo in the Trump Era

July 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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An event to revive the conversation on what is at stake in operating Guantanamo Bay prison, including the rule of law, the securing of real justice and the destruction of numerous Muslim male lives.

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Book Tour Continues: Born on Third Base

July 2 @ 7:30 pm - July 19 @ 9:00 pm
Various locations listed, United States + Google Map

Meet and talk with with IPS's Chuck Collins touring and signing his new book that offers a new narrative on how the wealthy can mobilize against inequality.

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June 2017

Woke!: Black Resistance to US Domestic and Foreign Policy

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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A discussion unpacking the role of Black organized resistance in building an even broader independent movement that addresses the economic needs of all poor and working people and the escalating violence that accompanies the neo-liberal agenda.

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State of Black Workers in America Conference

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Howard University School of Social Work, 601 Howard Place NW
Washington, D.C. 20059 United States
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A day-long conference by IPS's Black Worker Initiative about some of the most innovative and best organizing being led by Black workers in the US

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Book Event: The Secure and the Dispossessed

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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Come to this brownbag talk and book signing with Nick Buxton of TNI on "how the military and corporations are seeking to shape a climate-changed world."

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Housing Not Handcuffs

June 6 @ 9:00 am - June 7 @ 5:00 pm
Sidley Austin LLP, 1501 K Street, NW, #600
Washington, DC 20005
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The National Forum on the Human Right to Housing to address, increasing laws and enforcement practices that punish people for activities such as sleeping or sitting down to survive.

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Left Forum Panel: Universalizing Resistance

June 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 899 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10019
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Free - $100

A panel in the Left Forum 2017 launching the new book, "Welcome to the Revolution: Universalizing Resistance for Social Justice and Democracy in Perilous Times."

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May 2017

Bringing the Global to the Local: Resisting Wars at Home and Abroad

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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An interactive panel and an artistic performance to challenge new escalations and resist longtime wars abroad, part of the Spring event series, "IPS on the Offense: Big Visions for State and Local Power."

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Film: Real Boy

May 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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IPS's Karen Dolan and daughter Grace, will be among panelists in this Indie Lens Pop-Up Film presentation and community conversation about the social challenges, virtues, and personal triumphs of families with transgender children.

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Congo 20 Years After Mobutu Sese Seko: U.S. Neo-Colonialism Continues

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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The Institute for Policy Studies in collaboration with Friends of the Congo take a retrospective look at the twenty years since the overthrow of the US backed and maintained dictator of then Zaire, Mobutu Sese Seko.

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