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June 2015

Author Event: Sixteen for ’16; A Progressive Agenda For A Better America

June 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V,
2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC United States
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Moderated by IPS Director John Cavanagh and featuring Fred Azcarate and Karen Dolan as respondents, this discussion and book signing with IPS Associate Fellow Salvatore Babones will focus on how to push the 2016 election debate from calls for empty reform to real progressive change.

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Brown Bag: Inside Syria

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
IPS Conference Room,
1112 16th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC United States
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Join IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus for brown bag discussion with Reese Erlich, foreign correspondent and author of a new book on, “The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect.”

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Revolutionary Cuba in New Period of Rapprochement with The U.S.

June 25 @ 5:00 pm - 5:50 pm
University of District of Columbia,
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Blg 41, Room A-03, Washington DC, DC 20008
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Come hear a presentation about the normalization of relations between these to countries by Cuban solidarity activists who were organizers in the struggle to free the Cuban 5.

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Film: Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
University of District of Columbia,
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Blg 41, Room A-03, Washington DC, DC 20008
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A screening followed by a bridge building discussion with filmmaker Ralph L. Crowder III and with a live Hip Hop performance by Son of Nun.

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Poetry Database Launch Party and Silent Auction

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Busboys and Poets – Brookland,
625 Monroe Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20017
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The Institute for Policy Studies is a proud co-sponsor of Split This Rocks’ celebration featuring DJ Phenomejon, poetry readings and performances, a demonstration of the database, and a silent auction!

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Alissa Quart – Monetized In Conversation with Barbara Ehrenreich

June 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V,
2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC United States
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A discussion and book signing “reflecting on money, aging, motherhood, work, the Internet, the eighties, nostalgia, journalism, and New York.”

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July 2015

Arts Event: Salsa not Sanctions

July 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bolivarian Hall of the Embassy of Venezuela,
2443 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008 United States
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A party with the live band El Sistema’s Orquesta Latino Caribeña, at Venezuelan Embassy’s Bolivarian Hall to show our determination to have positive relations with our South American neighbors.

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Social Entrepreneurship & Grassroots Development in Senegal

July 16 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
IPS Conference Room,
1112 16th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC United States
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A seminar about Bégué Coco, a unique social enterprise that is creating jobs for youth, building the local, healthy living movement, and supporting environmental preservation.

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Author Event: Understanding ISIS and the New Global War on Terror: A Primer

July 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5th and K Busboys & Poets,
1025 5th St NW, Washington, DC United States
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A book launch party and signing of IPS fellow Phyllis Benniss latest Middle East primer, focused on ISIS and President Obama’s war, which is supposedly only against the violent extremists of ISIS, but is in fact being waged against whole populations in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and beyond.

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August 2015

Film: Cabralista, A Documentary Trilogy

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V,
2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC United States
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Join the Institute for Policy Studies and Africa World Now Project for the screening of a film inspired by the opus of Amilcar Cabral.

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