Social Justice Calendar

WPFW logoThe Social Justice Calendar is a public service partnership between the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and WPFW 89.3 FM.  To have your event included in the social justice calendar see the Guidelines for Event Submissions.

 

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Monday, May 21st is free screening of Dolores, about Dolores Huerta, activist for the United Farm Workers of America, starting with an optional buffet for a fee, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at New Deal Café, 113 Centerway in Roosevelt Center, Greenbelt, MD. For information, go to the New Deal Café website or email “Just Peace PG [at] Earthlink [dot] net.”

Thursday, May 24th is Pan-African Community Action’s popular education session, “Our Neighborhoods on Lockdown from Southeast to South Africa,” 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Capitol View Neighborhood Library, 5001 Central Avenue Southeast, DC. For more information visit “Paca DMV [dot] org.” That’s “P A C A D M V [dot] org.” Childcare will be provided by emailing “PACA [at] proton mail [dot] com” or call 202 642 1448.

Saturday, May 26th the third Arts X Action Night is bringing local artists, activists, organizers, and D.C. residents together for a FREE evening of art, music, social justice, and solidarity, 4 to 10 PM in the Columbia Heights ‘Green’ Community Garden, 3321 11th Streets, Northwest, DC, next to El Chucho. For more information visit “Arts X Action [dot] com” and follow on Instagram: [at] Arts X Action and on Facebook.

Also Saturday, May 26th the Northeastern Presbyterian Church Social Concerns Committee will discuss ways to curtail gun violence and policing methods 12:30 to 3:30pm at Northeastern Presbyterian Church, 2112 Varnum Street, Northeast. For more information call 202-590-2332.

Mark your calendars on Tuesday, May 29th when Africa World Now Project and BloomBars present Breathe in the Roots–a film that tells the story of Ty Christen Joseph, a young African-American English teacher from Brooklyn, who goes on a spiritual journey of discovery to Ethiopia; 7 to 9PM at BloomBars 3222 11th Street, Northwest, DC. For more information call 301.300.1682 or visit online “Bloom Bars [dot] com.”

If you’d like your social justice event included in the Social Justice Calendar, see the submission guidelines.

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Thursday, May 17th is the Palestinians Speak Justice Roundtable on Palestinian liberation theology, Black liberation theology and its roots of peace and justice work in Palestine, featuring Palestinian minister Reverend Naim Ateek, Tarek Abuata, and Reverend Graylan Hagler, 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, 5301 North Capitol Street, Northeast. Doors open at 6 pm. For more information, send email to “Social Action [dot] Plymouth UCC [at] outlook [dot] com” or call 202-997-3193.

Saturday, May 19th the Party for Socialism and Liberation will hold “An Evening in Solidarity with Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution” with featured speaker Carlos Ron of the Embassy of Venezuela, who will talk about the upcoming presidential election and the country’s popular, socialist Bolivarian Revolution, 6 PM at the Justice Center, 617 Florida Avenue Northwest, DC. For more information call 202-234-2828 or send email to “DC [at} PSL Web [dot] org.”

Sunday, May 20th, join Split This Rock for Sunday Kind of Love, to bear witness to injustice and provoke social change through poetry, featuring Marlena Chertock and Tatiana Figueroa Ramirez, co-hosted by Sarah Browning and Katy Richey. An open mic will follow the reading, 5 pm at Busboys and Poets-14 & V Street Northwest. Purchase tickets and find out more at “Split This Rock [dot] org” or call 202-787-5210.

Mark your calendars on Thursday, May 24th for Pan-African Community Action’s popular education session, “Our Neighborhoods on Lockdown from Southeast to South Africa,” 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Capitol View Neighborhood Library, 5001 Central Avenue Southeast, DC. For more information visit “Paca DMV [dot] org.” That’s “P A C A D M V [dot] org.” Childcare will be provided by emailing “PACA [at] proton mail [dot] com” or call 202 642 1448.

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