Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Friday, February 23, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
“Art Between Us” is the DMV's quarterly all-women’s event for an all-women audience. (All persons who identify as women are welcome!) In an effort to create safe spaces for ladies from marginalized arts communities, “Art Between Us” aims to encourage creativity, develop sisterhood within the arts, and build a support network for women and girls of all backgrounds to connect with each other over artistic expression and celebrate our diverse voices and experiences in a space that's just for us.
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Grounded in the pursuit of spiritual thriving and sustainable justice, this dynamic, participatory community dialogue brings together diverse voices with wide-ranging expertise to engage deeply with the realities of incarceration, racism, and the work of collective justice-making.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Each of us faces a moment of truth when we have a chance to take a risk for something larger than ourselves. At a time of crisis, do we stand up and speak out, or retreat into our private lives? Stand Up! is a book for anyone frustrated by what they see happening in the world, but not sure what they can do about it.
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Monumental in scope and vividly detailed, Chocolate City tells the tumultuous, four-century story of race and democracy in our nation's capital. Emblematic of the ongoing tensions between America's expansive democratic promises and its enduring racial realities, Washington often has served as a national battleground for contentious issues, including slavery, segregation, civil rights, the drug war, and gentrification.
Friday, February 16, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Join us for an evening of music with Mona Augustin, to benefit Haiti! Tickets are $10 at the door.
Mona has been touring the United States sharing stories of the people of Mozayik while performing in church communities, coffee houses, universities and other organizations interested in helping their Haitian neighbors living in extreme poverty.
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Join us for the Recovery Café Open Mic! All DMV recovery communities, musicians, artists, supporters, families, friends are invited! This event is open to all.
Monday, February 5, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Join Embrace Yoga DC teachers on the first Monday of each month for a free community yoga class.
Sunday, February 4, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
There are some conversations you could not have prepared for, but then you stand amazed and grateful you could be part of them. How do those conversations happen? In the Firelight Wisdom Circle, we will practice careful listening and clear speaking to each other. We will invite one another to risk sharing what's most valued in our minds, hearts, and souls based on our lived experience and the wisdom of our being.
Saturday, February 3, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The Rise of Big Data Policing explores how data-driven surveillance technologies impact the “who,” “where”, “when,” and “how” of everyday policing. The book critically examines the future of these digital technologies with particular focus on concerns about racial bias, transparency, and the erosion of constitutional rights.