Panel Discussion on Arts Funding in DC

Panel Discussion on Arts Funding in DC

DC government funding for the arts has declined over 65% from Fy09 to Fy12, and private funding is down as well. Join DCCAH director Lionell Thomas, Busboys and Poets founder Andy Shallal, Ward Two councilmember Jack Evans and for a panel discussion on Arts Funding in DC moderated by Robert Bettmann of the DC Advocates for the Arts.

How the Left Changed (and Can Further Change) America

Join us for a brown bag lunch discussion with Michael Kazin, professor of history at Georgetown University, co-editor of Dissent Magazine, and author of the recent book American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation. We’ll talk about how progressive movements have transformed the United States and what impact they continue to have through Occupy Wall Street and other efforts.

Organize in 2012

Organize in 2012

Last year’s many political downers have prompted promising uprisings at America’s grassroots, including a strong national coalition for repealing “corporate personhood.”

Traitors to Their Class

Traitors to Their Class

The Harvard students who occupied their campus are not betraying their class, but forming part of a long tradition of citizens with a conscience.