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Memorial Service: IPS Co-founder Marcus Raskin

February 12, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Institute for Policy Studies co-founder Marcus Raskin, a philosopher, analyst, and mentor to generations of activists, whose ideas helped shape left-leaning thought for decades, died December 24 at his home in Washington at the age of 83.

The staff, family and friends of the Institute invite you to join us at a memorial and celebration of Marc and his life and work at the Sixth & I Synagogue, followed by an open mic of “Marc stories” at Busboys and Poets at 5th and K street NW.

Affectionately known as Marc by IPS staff and friends, he was an intellectual pillar of the movements for progressive social change for more than a half century. He founded the Institute for Policy Studies with fellow Kennedy administration official Richard Barnet in 1963 and built the organization into the leading progressive, multi-issue think tank in the nation’s capital.

Help keep Marc’s vision alive by supporting the Raskin Memorial Fund at IPS.

Doors open 3:30, Program begins promptly at 4:00 to end 6:00pm
Sixth & I Synagogue
600 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

7:00 to 8:30pm
Busboys and Poets
1025 5th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Please join us to celebrate Marc’s life and reflect on his legacy. And read “A Tribute to Institute for Policy Studies Co-founder Marcus Raskin


February 12, 2018
3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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