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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Wednesday, December 11th is Pan-African Community Action’s next Assata Shakur Study Group unpacking the first 10 pages of “Concerning Violence” a chapter in the book The Wretched of the Earth by revolutionary psychiatrist Frantz Fanon, trying to get a better understanding of violence in our community, 7 to 9 PM at the Bellevue Neighborhood Library, 115 Atlantic Street, Southwest, DC. For the reading and 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, December 15th The West Africa Ministry of Faith United Church of Christ, Washington DC presents a jazz Christmas concert which benefits children and early childhood educators in Liberia, West Africa; 4 to 6 PM at 4900 10th Street, Northeast, Washington DC. To purchase tickets or for more information call 202-635-7777.

Monday, December 16th the Bethesda African Cemetery Coalition will host its 2nd community holiday party. Maceo and Friends will provide songs, raise a glass and celebrate our fight for justice, 7 to 9 PM at VFW, 8110 Fenton Street, Silver Spring -walkable from metro. For more information send email to “No Fear Coalition [at] AOL [dot] com.”

Thursday, December 19th Ukrainian artist and scientist, Dr. Olga Zbarskaya, will speak at the closing reception of Art Impact International CHROMA International Juried Art Exhibition about “Mind Booster Art”, 5:30 to 8:00 pm at Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 702 8th Street Northwest. For more information and to register for this free event visit “Art Impact International [dot] org [slash] Chroma” or call call 202-297-3040

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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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.

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