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Ivory Coast at a Crossroads?

AFL-CIO Headquarters 815 16th Street, NW, room 7012, Washington, DC

Please join us for a briefing on the turmoil in Côte d’Ivoire and its impacts on workers, as well as prospects for future development of workers’ organizations and democratic institutions.

A Declared War on the War on Drugs

National Press Club Ballroom 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

Against the backdrop of the 40th Anniversary of the War on Drugs, Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW), in conjunction with the Black Family Summit, is conducting a series of programmatic activities during the month of June culminating in this major forum in Washington, D.C. The Forum will focus on the theme Declaring War on the “War on Drugs:” Creating Just and Humane Alternatives to a Failed Strategy. Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, President of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, has agreed to be the keynote speaker for what IBW hopes will be a powerful catalyst for change.

Senate Hearing: Inequality, Mobility, and Opportunity

Senate Buget Committee Bldng 624 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

The Occupy Movement has significantly expanded the space for discourse on inequality, as demonstrated by who is invited to testify at this hearing of the Senate Committee on The Budget.

Briefing: El Salvador’s Gang Truce: Challenges and Opportunities

Washington Office On Latin America 1666 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC

Come to an IPS co-sponsored report back by members of Transitional Advisory Group in Support of The Peace Process in El Salvador on their delegation July 20th - 27th; assessing best ways to support a truce process among gangs and transcend perceptions of lack of transparency among all parties involved.

Congressional Briefing: Mali: The Road Ahead

Rayburn Building, Room B338 45 Independence Ave SW,, Washington, DC

Attend this debrief on what lies ahead in the wake of the 2012 coup d’etat, presented by Mali Watch, IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus invite you to.

Briefing: With Richard Falk and Phyllis Bennis

Church Center for the United Nations 777 UN Plaza (enter on 44th Street), New York, NY

Hear about the current human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territories.

September Days Against the Blockade

Calvary Baptist Church 755 Eighth Street, NW, DC

Join and participate in presentations, performances, and discussions about completing the normalization of relations between the U.S. and Cuba and how you can help make it final.

Report Release: Findings From the Beyond Survival Campaign

Institute for Policy Studies 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC

Learn about the impact of Trump’s immigration enforcement policies on survivors of labor trafficking and hear their ideas on what policy solutions must be adopted in this new era.

Briefing: Cameroon’s Internet Refugees

Institute for Policy Studies 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC

Join us for a briefing on the conditions that have created Cameroon's Internet refugees and other state-sponsored human rights abuses.

Transit Equity Day 2019


A collaborative effort of several organizations and unions to promote public transit as a civil right and a strategy to combat climate change.

Prosecuting Defenders of Sovereignty: A People’s Briefing

Institute for Policy Studies 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC

On the eve of the trial come learn the details of the case of The Embassy Protectors now facing a trumped-up charge of the Federal Government, and the severe domestic and international implications.