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April 2017

Resistance Hubs Training Day

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thurgood Marshall Center, 1816 12th St NW
Washington D.C., 20009 United States
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Join us for a day of education for It Takes Roots members who are growing Resistance Hubs in their communities. This event is open to ITR delegates traveling to D.C. Visit the Facebook event page for more info.

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People’s Congress

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thurgood Marshall Center, 1816 12th St NW
Washington D.C., 20009 United States
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It Takes Roots People's Congress - Solutions for the People by the People on the Frontlines! The People's Congress, Emcee'd by Kymone Freeman from WeACT Radio and Elizabeth Yeampierre from Uprose in NYC comes into session to put forth Just Transition solutions that move us away from an extractive economy and political system that is destructive. In its place people put forth solutions for expanded sanctuaries that are informed by people-led budgets and community controlled energy, housing, food, land, and water that are regenerative and value life. Come join speakers from DC and around the world as we come together…

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Pre-PCM Native Round Dance at Trump Hotel

April 27 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Trump Hotel, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington D.C., 20004 United States
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Hosted by Indigenous Environmental Network Indigenous communities are under attack for protecting Mother Earth and defending their inherent rights, as such the Indigenous Environmental Network wishes to send a message to the Trump administration and its corporate interests that our Native resistance will not be silenced! Two days before the Peoples Climate March, on Thursday April 27th, we will gather in front of the Trump International Hotel to dance in unified resistance to the destructive policies of this administration and show that this movement will not be stopped. Native Drummers only, out of respect for local cultural protocols. Alcohol, drug-free.…

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It Takes Roots RED LINES Action

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
House Side of the Capitol Lawn, East Capitol St NE & First St SE
Washington D.C., 20004 United States
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Join us April 28th in Washington DC as we unite as Mother Earth’s RED LINE to take direct action against the corporations and politicians driving the extractive economy. The day before the People’s Climate Mobilization on April 29th, we’ll form a red line to defend our planet, protect our people & communities. The Red Line is a line that cannot be crossed. We draw a red line through the militarization of the federal budget, and the rising wars at home and abroad, and the “dig, burn, dump” economy. We hold a red line to defend our environment, our homes, our…

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It Takes Roots Contingent in March for Climate, Jobs and Justice

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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August 2017
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Confront Hate from Charlottesville to the Whitehouse

August 14 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This past weekend, armed and organized white supremacists converged on Charlottesville, Virginia to promote their racist, patriarchal & xenophobic ideologies, and perpetrated deadly attacks on our people. We are deeply saddened and outraged by the violent terror being waged on Black, Latina, Queer, Immigrant, Indigenous, Jewish, Muslim and people of color and oppressed communities across the nation. On Sunday, It Takes Roots members joined our partners with the Movement for Black Lives and Beyond the Moment for an emergency call to hear from local organizers in #Charlottesville and across the south, and discuss a collective and unified response led by black, brown, queer, feminist…

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Aug 19 National Day of Action Against White Supremacy

August 19 - August 31

Join us this Saturday, August 19th as we Confront White Supremacy from Charlottesville to the White House. The events in Charlottesville are not an anomaly; they are happening all over America. In cities like Durham, Tampa and New Orleans, people are organizing to take down racist monuments. Symbols of white supremacy take different forms; for some it is a monument, for others it’s street name or campus building. For many it is an institution that continues to inflict harm on their people. Join us in action action Saturday Aug. 19th. We will continue to focus our attention on…

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