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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Tuesday July 25th Africa World Now Project and BloomBars present the screening of Faat Kiné by Ousmane Sembene–a film that pays tribute to the everyday heroism of African women, 7 to 9PM at BloomBars 3222 11th Street, Northwest, DC. A suggested donation is welcomed. For more information call 301.300.1682 or visit online “Bloom Bars [dot] com.”

Wednesday, July 26th you’re invited to Activism Out Loud!, showcasing work from a wide variety of artists who give voice to their activism through written and spoken word, film, photography, song, and more, 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Sudhouse, 1340 U Street Northwest, DC. For more information call 202-787-5229 or visit online “IPS [hyphen] DC [dot] org [slash] events.”

Saturday July 29th join the Party for Socialism & Liberation for a special forum on the latest in the struggle in Venezuela, featuring Carlos Ron, Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of Venezuela in the United States, 4:00 p.m. 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, July 30th the DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival is hosting “Palestinian Tales: A Storytelling Workshop,” where 15 participants will explore the art and importance of storytelling, discover the essentials of good storytelling, and work to build their own narrative by discussing topics of identity, culture, community and struggle, 2:00 to 4:30 pm at The Potter’s House, 1658
Columbia Road Northwest, DC. Sign up and get more information online at “D C P F A F [dot] org.

Tuesday, August 1st is Night Out for Safety and Liberation, a gathering to redefine and re-imagine what safety is for our communities beyond the racially and class biased policing and prison systems, 6 to 10 PM at Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ,3845 South Capitol Street, Southeast, DC. For more information search for “Night Out for Safety and Liberation” on facebook.

Mark your calendars on Thursday, August 3rd when LeftVoice Magazine will host a talk by Mexican activist Jimena Vergera, about the fight against repression, femicides, and austerity in Mexico and its connection to the international feminist and working-class struggles, 7 to 9 pm at the Potter’s House, 1658 Columbia Road Northwest, DC. For more information call 202-232-5483 or visit “Potters House DC [dot] org.

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

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Tuesday, July 18th don’t miss Black Women and the Making of “Chocolate City,” a talk and book signing with Treva B. Lindsey, Ph.D., author of the newly released Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington. D.C, 7 PM at The Potter’s House, 1658 Columbia Road Northwest, DC. Get more information and RSVP on the Potter’s House facebook event Black Women and the Making of “Chocolate City.”

Friday, July 21st you’re invited to DC-RAPP (Release Aging People in Prison)’s Monthly Coalition Meeting, where groups and organizations work on campaigns on the crucial issue of people aging and dying in prison without justification, 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm at BF Senior Wellness Center, 3531 Georgia Avenue Northwest, DC. For more information visit online “R A P P Campaign [dot] com.

Mark your calendars on Tuesday July 25th when Africa World Now Project and BloomBars present the screening of Faat Kiné by Ousmane Sembene–a film that pays tribute to the everyday heroism of African women, 7 to 9PM at BloomBars 3222 11th Street, Northwest, DC. A suggested donation is welcomed. For more information call 301.300.1682 or visit online “Bloom Bars [dot] com.”

Mark your calendars on Sunday, July 30th the DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival is hosting “Palestinian Tales: A Storytelling Workshop,” where 15 participants will explore the art and importance of storytelling, discover the essentials of good storytelling, and work to build their own narrative by discussing topics of identity, culture, community and struggle, 2:00 to 4:30 pm at The Potter’s House, 1658 Columbia Road Northwest, DC. Sign up and get more information online at “D C P F A F [dot] org.

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