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August 2019

Great Powers Competition in Africa and Beyond

August 17 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Festival Center, 1640 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC United States
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Powerful presentations and discussion on the U.S. role in the "Great Power" competition in Africa and how it is a presage of further instability and exploitation on the African continent.

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Black Alliance For Peace: Report Back From Venezuelan Embassy Protectors

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hear about the experiences of the Embassy Protection Collective at the São Paulo Forum and in community meetings with various grassroots organizations, government representatives, and a private meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

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The Many Exciting Ways to Wage Peace: A Training In Tools

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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A unique interactive session on how movements for justice have successfully applied media other than speech successfully in actions against racism, xenophobia, fascism and sexism.

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Film: Undeterred

August 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Emergence Community Arts Collective, 733 Euclid Street NW
Washington, DC, 20001 United States
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IPS joins FICA-DC, BYP100, Sanctuary DMV, and La ColectiVA to host the DC premeire of Eva Lewis‘ film about a rural border town of Arivaca, Arizona resisting the repression of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and ICE.

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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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