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February 2018

Poor People’s Campaign: Mass Meeting in Washington, D.C.

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shiloh Baptist Church, 1500 9th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
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Come out to hear about the inspiration, vision and strategy for the Campaign drawing on the history and unfinished work of 1968.

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All African People’s Conference 60th Anniversary

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Festival Center, 1640 Columbia Road, NW
Washington, DC United States
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Join this deeply educational panel discussion and celebration of "Pan-Africanism and Decolonization Today: Lessons from the historic 1958 Conference.

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Literacy for Human Liberation: Griselda Aguilera Cabrera Speaks in DC

February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Stephen’s Church, 1525 Newton St NW
Washington, DC United States
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Learn the lessons from the example of Cuba's literacy workers from one of the youngest volunteers in Cuba’s historic campaign of 1961, on tour in the U.S.

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Author Event: Injustice: The Story of The Holy Land Foundation Five

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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A talk and books signing with Miko Peled, releasing his newest book shining a light on one of the most egregious cases of injustice committed to date against Muslim leaders in the United States.

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Memorial Service: IPS Co-founder Marcus Raskin

February 12 @ 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The staff, family and friends of the Institute for Policy Studies invites you for a memorial service followed by an open mike of “Marc stories” to honor an intellectual pillar of the movements for progressive social change.

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Brown Bag: A Talk with Philippine Senator Antonio F. Trillanes IV

February 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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Senator Trillanes has emerged as the principle critic of Duterte's policies that are descending the Philippines into authoritarianism.

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Transit Equity Day

February 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC United States
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A collaborative effort of several organizations and unions to promote public transit as a civil right and a strategy to combat climate change.

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Author Event: Becoming A Citizen Activist

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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Come to a brown bag discussion with Nick Licata about his self-help book that uses “Stories, Strategies and Advice for Changing Our World” for people who want to improve the quality of their life but don’t know how.

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January 2018

Poetry, Social Justice & Beer: A Reading & Conversation with Sarah Browning & Tope Folarin

January 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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Come out for a book signing and discussion of the role poetry plays in movements for social change with drinks and light appetizers.

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Cuba Policy from Obama to Trump: Differences or Only Distinctions

January 23 @ 6:00 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 with Arnold August about his book on the resistance by Cuban intellectuals against US led war on Cuba’s socialist culture.

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North Korea: How Did We Get to the Brink of War and What Comes Next?

January 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Women’s National Democratic Club, 1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW,
Washington, DC United States
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$10 - $30

IPS Fellow John Feffer will be the featured speaker for one event of the The Woman’s National Democratic Club series US Role in a Changing World.

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Author Event: Stand Up!

January 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 5th & K, 1025 5th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Join us for a talk and book signing with Gordon Whitman and find out "How to Get Involved, Speak Out, and Win in a World on Fire."

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Race, Money and Democracy

January 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 Dubois Road
Annapolis, MD 21401 United States
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An important discussion about ways you can help to restore representative democracy and secure voting rights for all citizens.

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Concert: The Winborne Singers

January 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Quaker Meeting House, 2111 Florida Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
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Join us for an evening of songs of resistance.

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Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases

January 12 @ 3:00 pm - January 14 @ 4:30 pm
University of Baltimore, Learning Commons Town Hall, 1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore, MD
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IPS's Netfa Freeman will be one 3 featured panelists in the conference plenary, "AFRICOM / Invasion of Africa."

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