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July 2019

OFFICIAL SECRETS screening with Gavin Hood, Katharine Gun, Martin Bright

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mazza Gallerie AMC Theatre, 5300 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20015
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IPS partnerships with 2020 One Woman One Vote Festival for a free advanced screening of a true-life drama that stands alongside the best political thrillers; at its core, it’s about the consequences of doing the right thing and in the face of tremendous personal cost.

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Noura’s Justice for Some at Politics and Prose

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Politics and Prose at the Wharf, 70 District Square SW
Washington, DC 20024
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A talk and book signing around IPS boardmember Noura Erakat's fresh analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian struggle and how the effect of law depends on the political intervention of people and states.

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June 2019

US Restrictions on Travel To Cuba and May Day Report back

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Stephen’s Church, 1525 Newton St NW
Washington, DC United States
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Panel of D.C., Maryland, and Virginia participants in 2019 May Day Brigade to Cuba discussing Trump administration's travel ban and ratcheted up pressure on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela.

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Solidarity with 10 Years of Honduran Resistance

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Stephen’s Church, 1525 Newton St NW
Washington, DC United States
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Come to for a fundraiser with local music, a panel discussion, and food commemoratting 10 years of Honduran resistance against the US backed coup.

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Taxing the (Very) Rich: Finding the Cure for Excessive Wealth Disorder

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
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A conference about the agenda geared towards combating inequality and raising living standards for the vast majority.

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Celebration of Life for Kitty Tucker

June 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave
Takoma Park, MD United States
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Join IPS to celebrate, share and  remember one of our own --wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, friend, and activist.

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Book Release: Noura Erakat’s Justice for Some

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5th and K Busboys & Poets, 450 K Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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IPS honors World Refugee Day with a reception and book signing for our board member Noura Eraka and her newly published book on "Law and the Question of Palestine."

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Extraction Casino Report Presentations

June 12 @ 4:00 pm - June 17 @ 8:30 pm

Presentations in both Mexico City and Ottawa Canada of the report on "Mining companies gambling with Latin American lives and sovereignty through supranational arbitration."

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Film: HERO: Inspired by the Extraordinary Life & Times of Mr. Ulric Cross

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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IPS partners with CaribbeanTales for the opening film of the DC Caribbean FilmFest about a lesser known revolutionary who followed the call of history and joined the independence movements sweeping Africa.

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May 2019

We Know Who Caused Climate Change. How Do We Make Them Pay?

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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A forum on Who is disproportionately responsible for climate and environmental destruction, who disproportionately pays the price, and the global movements to fight back.

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April 2019

First Annual Marcus Raskin Award for Civic and Intellectual Courage

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20540 United States
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Recognizing Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II for outstanding and brave leader in the fields Marc was passionate about, including peace, social reconstruction, art, and politics.

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Film: Charm City

April 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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A powerfully candid portrait of a group of police, citizens, community leaders, and government officials during three years of unparalleled violence in Baltimore, followed by a Q&A coordinated by IPS Board Chair Tope Folarin with Local Initiatives Support Corporation.

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Palestine & Social Justice: A Community Dialogue

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, 9601 Cedar Ln
Bethesda, MD 20814
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A community discussion that will include background history of Palestine and Palestinians, US policy in the Middle East, its impact on Palestinian rights, what the different is and what's not about Trump's Middle East policy, and why we call Israeli policy towards the Palestinians "apartheid."

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Implementing Restorative Justice Practices in Incheon South Korea

April 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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A presentation on the effectiveness of school based RJ practices on fostering student voices and how youth empowerment adds to educational settings.

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Reversing Wealth Inequality (Oregon)

April 17 @ 7:30 pm
Oregon Humanities Center, 5211 University of Oregon, UO Campus
Eugene, OR 97403-5211
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IPS's Chuck Collins making "The Case for Restoring Progressive Taxation and Bringing Wealth Home."

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