Event Series HEAL Session

HEAL Session

Join Muslim for Just Future's Chaplain Yasmin Yonis on the first Friday of every single month at 7pm ET/6pm CT/4pm PT  for our HEAL Circle. Please register by 9 a.m. the day of to receive the Zoom link. Please note that automatic closed-captioning is provided. Please see the list below for all of the HEAL

Street Law 101: Know Your “Rights” When Interacting with Police

Black Workers & Wellness Center 2500 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Washington,, DC, United States

With the city and Congress fighting for more tough-on-crime measures, we know this means more police and more police means more negative interactions with police. Knowing our rights won’t reform or fix policing but it is an important part of community defense and keeping each other safer in the street and stronger in the courtroom.

Second Chance Month Film Screening

Landmark's E Street Cinema 555 11th Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

In honor of Second Chance Month, join us for a screening of “Returning Citizens," a film that navigates the barriers to reentry in DC.April is Second Chance Month, a time where we can reflect on new opportunities and second chances. Please join The National Reentry Network for Returning Citizens for a screening of “Returning Citizens,”

Free Her

Join us on April 24, 2024, for the powerful 10th-anniversary FreeHer March, passionately advocating to dismantle the unjust incarceration of women and girls. Don't miss the impactful FreeHer Meet and Greet on April 23, 2024, from 6:00 PM-10 PM. Connect, share your experiences, and become an integral part pf the movement &. Secure your tickets

Restorative Justice Conversations: A Talk With Dr. Stephanie Myers of Black Women for Positive Change

Online

We invite our community members to join us for a series of guest speakers who will share the successes, challenges, and strategies they have gained by working in restorative justice! Our first guest speaker is Dr. Stephanie E. Myers, the Vice President of R.J. Myers Publishing Company and National Co-Chair of Black Women for Positive

All welcome, sliding scale payment requested.

Workers Rights

Thurgood Marshall Building 1816 12th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Join us to learn about the rights that every individual has in the workplace. Topics include non-discrimination, harassment, compensation equality, safe working conditions and more! In partnership with the Washington Lawyers Committee

Free

SNCC & Grassroots Organizing, Fri, Apr. 26 at 7pm at Howard University

Please join us at Howard University (Washington, D.C.) on Friday, April 26 from 7pm to 8:30pm for the SNCC & Black Power Roundtable Discussion. The event will take place at the Howard, School of Social Work Auditorium (601 Howard Place NW) . Also, please share this invitation with DCAESJ. This roundtable conversation will be with SNCC veterans, Courtland Cox and Jennifer Lawson,

Free

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE SUMMIT

First Congregational United Church of Christ 945 G St, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Join us as we build our local movement for Environmental Justice! We are calling residents and partners together for a day dedicated to advancing environmental justice in DC. Saturday, April 27th 10:00 AM - 5 PM (doors open 9:30) First Congregational United Church of Christ  945 G St, NW (next door to MLK Library) https://www.empowerdc.org/environment_justice_summit

Event Series HEAL Session

HEAL Session

Join Muslim for Just Future's Chaplain Yasmin Yonis on the first Friday of every single month at 7pm ET/6pm CT/4pm PT  for our HEAL Circle. Please register by 9 a.m. the day of to receive the Zoom link. Please note that automatic closed-captioning is provided. Please see the list below for all of the HEAL

2nd Annual Gala for Foster Care

Rooftop Terrace - Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library 901 G Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

Get ready for a fantastic night of music, glamour, and awards at our Gala for Foster Care, happening on May 10, 2024, at 6:00 PM!Join us for a night of cocktails, light fare, live music by the Future Band, and dancing as we honor champions of children in foster care.SponsorshipsAdvocate Sponsor: $500.00 (2 tickets)The advocate

Rehearsal for Change: Overpunishment

DC Location Coming Soon | Lunch provided I Tickets This ongoing Legislative Theatre series happens in close partnership with DC Justice Lab, a team of law and policy experts researching and advocating for changes to the District’s criminal legal system. These interactive community conversations focus on specific criminal justice issues in DC. Audience members engage with interactive

Free – $25

End Gun Violence Citywide Conference + Festival 2024

If you want to heal from or help stop the spread of gun violence as a disease - The 4th Annual End Gun Violence Citywide Festival is for YOUGun violence is a disease, that should not just be treated as a crime, which everyone is exposed to in Washington, DC and surrounding areas but coming