D.C. Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Schools: Curriculum Share
Jan
24
6:00 PM18:00

D.C. Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Schools: Curriculum Share

  • Inspired Teaching Demonstration School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Prior to the D.C. Area Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Schools we will host two curriculum share events. At each of these events, educators from the D.C. area will be able to get lesson plans, share their lesson ideas, address questions and concerns they might have about teaching Black Lives Matter guiding principles. Educators will leave the curriculum share with lessons and lots of instructional resources they can use to teach during the week of action! 

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D.C. Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Schools: Curriculum Share
Jan
27
10:00 AM10:00

D.C. Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Schools: Curriculum Share

  • Payden Academic Center at Trinity Washington University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Prior to the D.C. Area Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Schools we will host two curriculum share events. At each of these events, educators from the D.C. area will be able to get lesson plans, share their lesson ideas, address questions and concerns they might have about teaching Black Lives Matter guiding principles. Educators will leave the curriculum share with lessons and lots of instructional resources they can use to teach during the week of action! 

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Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival
Feb
5
6:00 PM18:00

Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is uniting tens of thousands of people across the country to challenge the evils of systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation and the nation’s distorted morality. Doors open for a Mass Meeting on Monday, February 5 at 6:00 PM.

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Love Poems to Black Women: An Open Mic Night
Feb
9
5:30 PM17:30

Love Poems to Black Women: An Open Mic Night

Join artists and community members in celebration of the Black Likes Matter Week of Action in Schools for an evening of expression and advocacy. Artists are encouraged to connect their work to the national Black Lives Matter Week of Action principle of celebrating Black women and girlhood or any other theme connected to the Movement for Black Lives.

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Food Justice Youth Summit
Mar
22
8:00 AM08:00

Food Justice Youth Summit

  • University of the District of Columbia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

An all-day event in which DC youth lead workshops focusing on issues of food justice. This event provides youth with the opportunity to share their research, ideas, and recommendations on food justice issues as they work with other youth and food justice activists to build a citywide movement for sustainable food systems.

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Split This Rock Poetry Festival
Apr
19
to Apr 21

Split This Rock Poetry Festival

Split This Rock invites proposals for workshops, panel and roundtable discussions, and themed group readings for the Sixth Biennial Split This Rock Poetry Festival, scheduled for April 19-21, 2018, in Washington, DC. The festival, celebrating the tenth anniversary of Split This Rock, will feature Kwame Dawes and Solmaz Sharif.

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Student Free Speech Program
Dec
14
11:00 AM11:00

Student Free Speech Program

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ceremonial Courtroom, 6th Floor (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit will present a program on the free speech rights of students in order to introduce District of Columbia high school students to the federal court system and the role of judges in our system of governmental checks and balances.

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Gateways / Portales Exhibit
Dec
5
to Jan 7

Gateways / Portales Exhibit

The Anacostia Community Museum is offering school tours of the Gateway/Portales exhibit. This exhibit, which will be closing in January, explores the experiences of Latino migrants and immigrants in four U.S. metro areas: Washington DC, Baltimore, MD; Charlotte, NC; and Raleigh-Durham, NC. Admissions to the museum is free.  Contact Linda Maxwell (maxwellL@si.edu or (202) 633-4870) to schedule a tour for your students.

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