Social Justice Calendar

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Wednesday, November 20th is “The Greensboro Massacre at 40: Lessons for Movement Building”, a short documentary and panel discussion led by Rev, Nelson Johnson and Joyce Hobson Johnson (both survivors of the massacre) and retired Attorney Lewis Pitts (who represented widows and survivors) 6 to 8 PM at Busboys and Poets-Takoma, 235 Carroll Avenue, Northwest. For more information call 202-726-0856 or search Eventbrite for “Greensboro Massacre: 40 Years Later (Discussion)”.

Saturday, November 23rd, Saint John’s Norwood Episcopal Church will host “I WILL NOT HATE”, a presentation by Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish [Aboo ela eesh] — human rights and Palestinian-Canadian peace activist and Havard trained doctor raised in Gaza’s Jabalia refugee camp and whose three young daughters died in a 2009 Israeli tank strike on the beach, 7 PM at the church on 6701 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland. For more information call 301-654-7767 or visit online “S T Johns Norwood [dot] org.”

Mark you calendars on Thursday, December 5th, when OneVirginia2021 will facilitate a gerrymandering roundtable to discuss how folks can bring fair maps to their communities, 7:30 to 9 PM at George Mason Regional Library, 7001 Little River Turnpike. For more information, call 801-808-0759.

For an online listing of these events or if you’d like your social justice event included in the Social Justice Calendar, visit the webpage “IPS [hyphen] DC [dot] org [slash] Social Justice Calendar,” where you will find submission guidelines.

If you’d like your social justice event included in the Social Justice Calendar, see the submission guidelines.

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Monday, November 11th is the book event “Waging Peace in Vietnam” A fitting Veteran’s Day exhibit and book launch about “U.S. Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed the War”, featuring Seymour Hersh, Susan Schnall and Jonathan Wesley Hutto, at 5:00 to 7:00 pm at George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street, Northwest, DC. For more information visit online, “IPS [hyphen] DC [dot] org [slash] events” or call (301) 431-2200.

Tuesday, November 12th the Coalition To End Supervised Release will meet to inform people serving federal and DC sentences how to terminate supervised release as part of their sentence, and its campaign to legislatively abolish it, 6:30 to 8:40 pm at Shaw Library, 7th and R Streets Northwest, DC in the second floor conference room. For more information call 202.390.6398 or email “End supervised release [at] gmail [dot] com.”

Also Tuesday, November 12th join bestselling author and activist Maude Barlow for a talk and book signing of her latest book, “Whose Water Is it Anyway/” that explores taking water protection into public hands and how the Blue Communities Project gives people tools they can use to protect water, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Wallace Global Fund, 2040 S Street, Northwest DC. For more information visit online “Canadians [dot] org [slash] washington [hyphen] Whose Water” or call (202) 234-9382.

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