Social Justice Calendar

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Tuesday, November 13th join the African Psychology Student Association for a viewing of the new documentary on the Maroons of Palenque de San Basillo Columbia produced by Dr. Kmt Shockley and Kofi LeNiles, 7:30 PM in the Bowie State University Student Center Ballroom. For more information send email to “M Bolden [at] Bowie State [dot] EDU.

Thursday November 15th is Eritrea & Geopolitics in The Horn of Africa, an historic panel discussion about the Horn of Africa uniting in the United Nations General Assembly to achieve the lifting of sanctions against Eritrea, 12 noon until 2 PM at the Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor Washington, DC. For more information call 202-787-5229 or go to “IPS [hyphen] DC [dot] org [slash] events”.

Saturday, November 17th, bring a dish to share for a potluck dinner and discussion called “Home for the Holidays: Coping When Family Feels Toxic,” 6 to 9 PM at HopeWorks of Howard County in the NonProfit Collaborative, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, Maryland. For more information call 410-997-0304 or visit “We Are Hope Works [dot] org [slash] events.

Also Saturday, November 17th the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES) presents: El Salvador’s Water is Not for Sale, a conversation with Karen Ramírez, community organizer and water defender from El Salvador talking about the popular struggle against water privatization and what role international solidarity can play 4:00 to 6:00 PM at La Casa in Mount Pleasant (3166 Mount Pleasant Street, Northwest. For more information visit CISPES [dot] org or call (202) 521-2510.

Sunday, November 18th is the sneak preview fundraiser for The Boys Who Said NO!, a nearly-completed documentary about nonviolent draft resisters in the Vietnam War, 4 to 7 PM at the Tabard Inn, 1739 N Street Northwest, DC. There will be a suggested donation at the door. For more information visit online “Boys Who Said No [dot] com” or call 415-812-8703.

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Friday November 9th to Sunday the 11th is the “Peace Congress: End U.S. Wars at Home and Abroad” to build on the victory of getting the military parade cancelled and reclaim Armistice Day, that includes a vigil on the National Mall, a sit-in at the Veteran’s Administration, a concert, and a plenary at the Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church, 201 4th Street, Southeast. For more information visit online “No Trump Military Parade [dot] US.”

Also Friday, November 9th the Latinx Law Student Association of UDC, Howard, and American University law schools present “El Pueblo Sigue Luchando/The People Keep Fighting,” a panel discussion on the refugee exodus from Central America to the U.S., 6 to 8 PM in the Moot Court Room of the University of the District of Columbia, David A Clark School of Law, 4340 Connecticut Avenue, Northwest DC. Light refreshments will be served. Register and get more information online, “Law [dot] UDC [dot] EDU [slash] Event [slash] El Pueblo [underscore] NOV 9 [underscore] 2018”

Mark your calendars on Saturday, November 17th, and bring a dish to share for a potluck dinner and discussion called “Home for the Holidays: Coping When Family Feels Toxic,” 6 to 9 PM at HopeWorks of Howard County in the NonProfit Collaborative, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, Maryland. For more information call 410-997-0304 or visit “We Are Hope Works [dot] org [slash] events.

Also mark your calendars on Sunday, November 18th for the sneak preview fundraiser for The Boys Who Said NO!, a nearly-completed documentary about nonviolent draft resisters in the Vietnam War, 4 to 7 PM at the Tabard Inn, 1739 N Street Northwest, DC. There will be a suggested donation at the door. For more information visit online “Boys Who Said No [dot] com” or call 415-812-8703.

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