The Interrupters Screening and Discussion

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Thanks to the recent passing of the Neighborhood Engagement Achieves Results Act (NEAR Act), the District of Columbia will create a program similar to Chicago’s Cease Fire program. What will it mean for DC’s communities? Come to the screening of The Interrupters and find out more. Doors open at 5:30 PM. The movie begins at 6:00 PM Sharp. . . . → Read More: The Interrupters Screening and Discussion

U.S. Political Prisoners and Prisoners of War… Who Knew?

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What do the Black Panthers, the American Indian Movement, the Puerto Rican Independence Movement, the Move Organization and Black Lives Matter have in common? They have all been denounced and delegitimized by the corporate establishment and mainstream media. The Civil Rights and Revolutionary Struggles of the ‘60s and 70s challenged American racism, classism and sexism. They […] . . . → Read More: U.S. Political Prisoners and Prisoners of War… Who Knew?

A Sunday to Dream: Concert to Benefit Back Burner Dreams

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Written, directed, and produced by Brenda Hayes, Back Burner Dreams: A Women’s Passion Project, is the story of Carla, Stephanie, and Melanee three women who are prompted to revisit, revive, and renew their dreams and passions. This is a story told in two parts; part one introduces each woman to the audience, the reasons why […] . . . → Read More: A Sunday to Dream: Concert to Benefit Back Burner Dreams

Potomac Gardens Inside and Out: A Community-Driven Documentary In Progress

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In January 2014, a randomly selected group of Potomac Gardens’ and Capitol Hill residents who live in the townhouses and market-rate apartments and condominiums surrounding Potomac Gardens found the following letter in their mailbox or attached to their door. Hello Neighbor- As a resident of Potomac Gardens and/or Capitol Hill, your opinions about the community […] . . . → Read More: Potomac Gardens Inside and Out: A Community-Driven Documentary In Progress

One Student’s Take On What Really Matters In DC Public Schools

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I asked DC Public School graduate Quintess Bond why she thought DCPS test scores were so low? She presents her thesis in the form of this documentary. In it, Quintess explores the theory that good schools need active parents, engaged students and a dedicated faculty and administrative staff. I think she puts a bit too […] . . . → Read More: One Student’s Take On What Really Matters In DC Public Schools