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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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Free - $100

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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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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People’s Climate Justice Forum

May 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street, Rabb Hall
Boston, MA 02116
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A free event on growing (pun intended) solidarity from local to global, featuring international environmental, human rights and climate justice movement leaders.

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State and Local Strategies for Reversing Inequality

May 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar,

An Institute for Policy Studies webinar on "Taxing CEO Pay and Lifting Wages for Tipped Workers."

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April 2017
$20 - $40

2017 Neighborhood Institute

April 29 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Baltimore Design School, 1500 Barclay Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Director of IPS's New Economy Maryland, David Hart will lead the workshop "Owning Your Economy: Community Wealth Building Strategy and Tactics."

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Challenging the U.S. War on the Atmosphere: How We Fight Back

April 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St. Stephen’s Church, 1525 Newton St NW
Washington, DC United States
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A dynamic teach-in as a prelude to the People’s Climate March (PCM), exploring concrete ways we can advance a just climate agenda and roll back the extractive economy.

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It Takes Roots Red Line Action

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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IPS's Basav Sen will be participating in this delegation, representing IPS Climate Policy Program.

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Africans Rising

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ralph J. Bunche Int’l Affairs Center, Howard University, 2218 Sixth Street, NW
Washington, DC United States
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A community outreach event, hosted at Howard University to share information on Africans Rising and encourage support for the #25May2017

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Film: Sramik Awaaz (Worker Voices)

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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Come for the DC premiere screening of the first film to fully explore the lives, work, and organizing efforts of Bangladesh’s garment workers.

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