An “Author Talk, Performance & Community Discussion” with Deymirie Hernandez, Jorge Diaz Ortiz, Greg Jobin-Leeds and other local activists and artists.
Join IPS ally Split This Rock at the 2016 finals of their teen poetry slam showdown where one team will be crowned the LTAB champions.
IPS’s former OtherWords editor Emily Schwartz Greco spent years putting together an ensemble of unconventional thinkers and opening the doors to let their voices be heard.
Poets Claudia Rankine, Paul Lisicky, and IPS’s E. Ethelbert Miller lead a list of 25 main stage authors and more than 30 concurrent programs at the 13th annual CityLit Festival celebrating national poetry month
Special Kick-Off Event with U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera
A powerful new solo show on the Israel-Palestine conflict presents the sounds of one man wrestling.
To move his campaign forward, Bernie Sanders must consider the intersection of climate change and structural racism.
A warm invitation from the Institute for Policy Studies, CHIME, and Busboys & Poets to our March program, every third Thursday at Noon, “Social Role Of The Arts” series.
Institute for Policy Studies and Inspire BBQ will host a forum featuring Colman McCarthy and Joe Eldridge speaking on the role of faith in social movements.
From all ends of the political spectrum, we hear a lot about how ‘unjust’ the current criminal justice system is, but we almost never hear about viable alternatives. This is an interactive workshop.
Join literary activist and IPS Board Chair, Ethelbert Miller and playwright and political analyst, John Feffer for a dynamic discussion on the intersections of arts and activism. Also, don’t miss the sneak preview of John Feffer’s up and coming play A Little Knowledge.
Join us for the activist party of the season! This December, the Washington Peace Center will host the 7th annual Activist Awards Grassroots Gala to celebrate DC activists’ hard work and successes in creating a more just and peaceful world.
Major gifts fundraising is a mystery, an art, and a system. If you have board members with networks of philanthropists, or donors who are giving less than they could, you have the seeds of a major gifts program.
Western Europe and Canada can learn a great deal from the examples of Cuba and Venezuela, where health care is a human and constitutional right and the well being of the people is central to the national mission.
Join us as over 20 poets lend their energy and language to a group reading in response to Arizona Senate Bill 1070 and in resistance to the atmosphere of national xenophobia under which the bill (and its emerging counterparts) were created.