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March 2017

Toast to the Culture: Game Night

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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Come for a night of celebrating African-American culture and accomplishments through games, music and cultural experiences, a wrap up to the Institute for Policy Studies's Liberation in Action 2017 Black History Month series.

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Quaker Dialogue on the Criminalization of Race and Poverty

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
William Penn House, 515 E. Capitol Street, SE
Washington, DC United States
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Jailed man gripping prison bars

Karen Dolan, a Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies will share her research and advocacy on the intersecting nature of racial discrimination, poverty, and policing.

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Report Release: Findings From the Beyond Survival Campaign

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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Learn about the impact of Trump’s immigration enforcement policies on survivors of labor trafficking and hear their ideas on what policy solutions must be adopted in this new era.

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Film: Death in Geneva: The Poisoning of Felix Moumié

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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A critical look at France’s dirty war in Cameroon, the assassination of its independence fighter called Cameroon’s Lumumba, and discuss contemporary resistance to neo-colonial policies and the current regime of President Paul Biya.

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Talk on Demilitarizing the Economy

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Goucher College,, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Buchner Hall
Baltimore, MD 21204 United States
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Demilitarizing the Economy: A Movement is Underway

Miriam Pemberton, Associate Fellow at the Instutite for Policy Studies, will examine how the U.S. militarized economy was created, where we are now, and how to change course.

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Briefing: Cameroon’s Internet Refugees

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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Join us for a briefing on the conditions that have created Cameroon's Internet refugees and other state-sponsored human rights abuses.

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Students for Sensible Drug Policy Annual Conference

March 25 @ 9:00 am - March 26 @ 6:15 pm
Red Lion Hotel on the River, 909 North Hayden Island Drive
Portland, OR 97217 United States
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Fellow and Director of IPS Drug Policy Project, Sanho Tree will be one of many speakers addressing the hottest topics in policy, harm reduction, leadership, organizing, and advocacy at SSDP2017.

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DC Youth Slam Team Grand Slam Finals 2017

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arena Stage – The Mead Center for American Theater, 1101 Sixth Street SW
Washington, DC United States
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Join us in celebrating the power of youth poetry to bear witness to injustice and provoke social change!

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April 2017

Asia Policy In the Time of Trump

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Stephen’s Church, 1525 Newton St NW
Washington, DC United States
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An analysis of precarious steps of the current Administration informed by lessons from Hong Kong's "Umbrella Revolution" for electoral reform and political rights.

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The War in Syria Cannot Be Won, But Can Be Ended

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee Street, TC 136
Rockville, MD 20850
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IPS Fellow, Phyllis Bennis will explain why further military engagement by the U.S. is not the way to end the horrific carnage in Syria.

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Telling Tales in the Time of Trump

April 13 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Woman’s National Democratic Club, 1526 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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A lunchtime presentation and book signing by IPS’s John Feffer on his book Splinterlands, that is part of the Woman's National Democratic Club’s Social Role of the Arts Series.

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Phyllis Bennis in Syracuse-Ithaca

April 19 @ 3:00 pm - April 20 @ 9:00 pm
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Talks on uniting to resist US foreign policy in the Age of Trump.

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Film: National Bird

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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IPS will lead the Indie Lens Pop-Up Film and community conversation about the U.S. military drone program, its impact, and the Whistleblowers who expose it.

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Freedom Plow Award for Poetry & Activism 2017

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
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Please join Split This Rock and The CrossCurrents Foundation for an inspiring reception, ceremony, and reading.

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Promoting an Anti-Racist, Creation-Friendly Vision of Trade

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
DoubleTree Hotel Crystal City, Monroe Room, 300 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA United States
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Manuel will a featured panelist for a workhop for Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2017.

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