Social Justice Calendar

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Tuesday, September 17th, Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions is hosting the Virginia Climate Crisis Forum, to engage people of faith and residents from throughout Virginia in a deep conversation about environmental justice, moderated by William Barber, III and Karenna Gore, 7:30 to 9:30 PM, at First Baptist Church of Vienna in Vienna. For more information go online to “Faith for Climate [dot] org”.

Sunday September 22nd, please join the Institute for Policy Studies to remember Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt, who were assassinated on this site in 1976 by agents of the Pinochet dictatorship, 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Sheridan Circle, 23rd St and Massachusetts Ave Northwest DC. For more information “IPS [hyphen] DC [dot] org [slash] Events,”

Monday September 23rd,the International Secretariat of the December 12th Movement in collaboration with Representative Karen Bass, Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa and of the Congressional Black Caucus, will hold a briefing for transparency and analysis of the decades old policy of economic sanctions against the Republic of Zimbabwe, 8 AM to 10 AM in Room HC5 – 2059 of the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington DC.

Mark your calendars on Tuesday, September 24th when Netfa Freeman and Vanessa Beck with the Black Alliance for Peace will discuss lessons for the struggle for liberation in Venezuela and what it means for the struggle for Black liberation here, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, 5301 North Capitol Street, Northeast, Washington DC. For more information call 202-723-5300 or visit the facebook page of “Plymouth Board of Social Action”

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, September 9th, join the DC Venezuela Action Network for the presentation, “Let’s Get Straight About the US Role in Venezuela.” Code Pink’s, Teri Mattson, who just returned from Venezuela, will speak on the dangers posed to Venezuelan citizens as the US economic war widens, 7 PM at West End Public Library, 2301 L Street Northwest DC. For more information call 202-277-8252.

Tuesday, September 10th David Ranney discusses his book, “Living and Dying on the Factory Floor”, which includes discussions on the nature of work; racism, race, and class; the use of immigration policy for social control; and our ability to create a just society, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm at the Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, Northwest on the 6th Floor. For more information go online to “IPS [hyphen] DC [dot] org [slash] Events,” or call (202) 787-5229

Wednesday, September 11th the Democracy Collaborative’s Ted Howard and Marjorie Kelly will discuss their newly released book The Making of a Democratic Economy and host a Q&A around building prosperity for the many and not the few, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th Street Northwest. For more information, visit the Democracy Collaborative’s Facebook page or go to “A Democratic Economy [DOT] org”

Sunday, September 15th is the inaugural meeting of the DC Area Radical Book Club discussing Volume 1 of Mumia Abu Jamal and Stephen Vittoria’s “Murder Incorporated: Dreaming of Empire.” 2:30 PM at the Petworth Library in the Meeting Room, 4200 Kansas Avenue, Northwest DC, near the Georgia Avenue/Petworth metro station on the Green Line. For more information call (202) 365-7297 or send email to “T P O’rourke [at] Gmail [dot] com.” That’s “T P O R O U R K E [at] Gmail [dot] com.”

Tuesday, September 24th, Netfa Freeman and Vanessa Beck with the Black Alliance for Peace will discuss lessons for the struggle for liberation in Venezuela and what it means for the struggle for Black liberation here, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, 5301 North Capitol Street, Northeast, Washington DC. For more information call 202-723-5300 or visit the facebook page of “Plymouth Board of Social Action”

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