Social Justice Calendar

WPFW logoThe Social Justice Calendar is a public service partnership between the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and WPFW 89.3 FM.  To have your event included in the social justice calendar see the Guidelines for Event Submissions.


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A broad list of COVID-19 resources for ride providers (aka taxi, Metro Access, Lyft, Ubder drivers, etc) is available online from the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center. Go to NADTC [dot] org [slash] COVID 19 [hyphen] resources [hyphen] center”

The Washington Teachers Union has created a workaround for families with students in DC Public Schools without computers or Internet to air lessons on TV. For information about schedules and channels for “Learning Doesn’t Stop—Lessons for TV” call 202-277-9410. That’s 202-277-9410. Also go to “WTU Local 6 [dot] net” for a full week’s schedule of lessons

Register for online Kids Yoga Adventures with Dr. Sheena; fun adventures, songs, laughter and mindful movement, available through Zoom on Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 for ages 3 to 5 and 2:30 for ages 6 and older. And Thursday mornings at 9:30 for ages 3 to 5 and 10:30 for ages 6 and older. Meeting ID for Tuesday is 131-029-229 and for Thursday the meeting ID is 708-583-775

Friday April 3rd, at 6 pm is a webinar for DC tenant and resident leaders about organizing your community during COVID. For the video go to “BIT [dot] LY [slash] Pod Map.” Call in at (415) 762-9988. Meeting ID number is 9944737.

The Social Justice COVID 19 Resource Bulletin is a public service brought to you by the Institute for Policy Studies in partnership with WPFW; your station for jazz and justice.

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Wednesday March 11th Pan-African Community Action’s Assata Shakur Study Group will look at the history of “African Women: From Pre-colonial Africa to Their Role in Rebellion.” Light food and beverages will be provided, 7 to 9 PM at Anacostia Neighborhood Library, 1800 Good Hope Road, Southeast, DC. For more information visit online “Paca Power [dot] org.” That’s “P A C A Power [dot] org.” Childcare will be provided by emailing “PACA [at] proton mail [dot] com” or call 202 642 1448.

Sunday March 15th, is the film showing of “The Ruins of Lifta”, about the conversation between a Holocaust survivor and a Palestinian exile as they stroll through the ruins of a 1948 ethnic cleansing on the outskirts of Jerusalem, folllowed by Q&A with Dr. Nuha Abudabbeh, 2:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington, VA. For more information, visit “Voices from The Holy Land [dot] org.”

Thursday and Friday, March 26th and 27th, MobilizeGreen will hold its Annual Conference and Diversity Career Fair under the theme “Connecting the Dots – How Race, Power, and Economics intersect in Environmental Justice” with Day one from 8:30 am to 7:30 pm at American University ending with a reception at Capitol Hill and Day two from 9 am to 2:30 pm at American University. For more information call 202-375-7760 or visit “Mobilize Green Conference [dot] org.”

Friday and Saturday, March 27th and 28th the Shyft and Soar 2K20 Women’s Conference will be held with Conference Host Pastor Linda Caldwell-Boykins, at the Scripture Cathedral, 7610 Central Avenue, Landover, Maryland. Register on

Friday March 27th the Woodson Banneker Jackson-Bey Division #330 UNIA-ACL will host its March Freedom Friday Forum featuring UNIA-ACL member Paul Pumphrey and Maurice Carney, co-founders of Friends of the Congo, discussing “Political Turmoil in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Haiti,” 7 pm to 9:30 pm at Umoja House, 2015 Bunker Hill Road, Northeast, DC. For more information call 301-789-4784 or visit online “UNIA Division 330 [dot] org.

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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