IVLP – Human and Civil Rights Advocacy and Awareness

IVLP – Human and Civil Rights Advocacy and Awareness


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    Jan 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Busboys and Poets welcomes Meridian International Center to 14th and V for an IVLP Luncheon.This is a private event in the Langston Room. To book your next event with us, click here! (more…)

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Busboys Books Presents: A City Divided


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    Jan 27, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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This event is FREE and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase in the bookstore and full menu and bar will be available inside the event.A high school honors student with no police record encounters the police outside his home. He emerges from the confrontation bruised and beaten. The police charge him (more…)

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Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Alexa Patrick


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    Jan 27, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poets event hosted this week by Alexa PatrickAlexa Patrick is a singer and poet from Connecticut. She is a graduate of American University, where she studied Psychology, African-American and African Diaspora Studies, and Spanish. Alexa is a Cave Canem Fellow, and holds teaching positions through Split This Rock, The University of the (more…)

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Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Morgan Butler 1.27.20


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    Jan 27, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poets event hosted this week by Morgan ButlerMorgan “Momo da Mermaid” Butler is a witchy writer, educator, and interdisciplinary artist from Washington, D.C. Her work primarily focuses on cultivating healing spaces for femmes of color in white/masc/het-dominated spaces, specifically through creative writing and radical healing. A 2018 Loft Literary Center Spoken Word (more…)

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Rise + Rhyme GROOVY NATE 1.28.20


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    Jan 28, 2020
    9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Featuring: Groovy NateRise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under with the goals of teaching children to engage with their community, learn to love performing and become rising artivists!Schedule9:30-10:00 Community Chat & Chew10:00-10:45 Children’s Performance10:45-11:00 Clean Up TimeWe ask that caregivers teach each child how to begin (more…)

Book Launch Event: Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in America

Book Launch Event: Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in America


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    Jan 28, 2020
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Join us on January 28 to celebrate the release of Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in the United States, the must-read voting rights book of 2020, penned by Gilda Daniels, law professor and Litigation Director for Advancement Project National Office. In conversation with Danielle Belton, Editor-in-Chief of The Root, Daniels will discuss the continuous (more…)

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Senior Breakfast Day Party


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    Jan 28, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Throughout life, love can come at us fast and stay for ages, but sometimes although it’s there some don’t feel it or see it enough.“The Senior Breakfast Day Party” is a twice-monthly observance that honors the Senior residents in Ward 6,7, and 8. “The Senior Day Party” celebrates the Wisdom, Experience, Knowledge and the Resilience (more…)

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Open Mic Night in Anacoatia. Hosted by Carolyn Malachi. 1.28.20


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    Jan 28, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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This week’s open mic at Ana is hosted by Carolyn Malachi!Carolyn Malachi, the Grammy-nominated songstress hailing from Washington, DC, is a shining example of how music truly is universal. Her vocal talents, breathtaking live performances, and songwriting acumen have served international audiences and wowed music lovers in South Africa, China, Taiwan, Papua New Guinea, Japan, (more…)

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Busboys and Poets Presents: Bread and Roses, a Series on Labor and Laborers


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    Jan 28, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Please join NoVa Labor and the Coalition to Repeal Right to Work as we welcome Sara Nelson, President of the Association of Flight Attendants, and Joshua Armstead, LOA Organizer with Unite Here, for a discussion about the efforts to repeal Right to Work and the racist roots of the Right to Work policy.The deadline of February 10 to (more…)

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BUSBOYS AND POETS Present: the BELTWAY POETRY SLAM DC WOWPS FINALS 1.28.20


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    Jan 28, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Busboys and Poets Presents the Beltway Slam: DC WOWPS FINALS 2020WE ARE THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE OUR 2020 Women of the World Poetry Slam Finals4 of the most phenomenal poets from the DMV Poetry Scene will compete in 4 specialty rounds of poetry, in order to determine the champion who will represent Washington D.C. Metro area (more…)

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Tuesday Night Open Mic Hosted by Tatiana Figueroa 1.28.20


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    Jan 28, 2020
    9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by Tatiana Figueroa!Born in Puerto Rico and raised in the mainland United States, Tatiana Figueroa Ramirez graduated with a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and is a VONA Voices Alumna, having worked with award winning poets Willie Perdomo and Danez (more…)

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Climate Action Coffee


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    Jan 29, 2020
    7:30 am - 9:30 am
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Takoma Park Mobilization and Busboys and Poets welcomes you to the Wednesday Climate Action Coffee Breakfast Happy HourEvery Wednesday 7:30am-9:30am Listen to youth climate leadersUnderstand the Green New DealBuild resiliency and sustainable food systemsOrganize for climate justiceBuild local economy that supports drawdown of greenhouse gases in our Potomac Valley watershedSpeakers will inspire a weekly open (more…)