−Confronting Child Abuse, Charishing Childhood: Live Taping in WHUT Studios6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Please join Safe Shores – The DC Children’s Advocacy Center, Leadership Greater Washington and
WHUT, Howard University Television for…
Confronting Child Abuse, Cherishing Childhood
…A Televised Community Conversation about Protecting and Caring for Our Children
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
at WHUT Howard University Televison, 2222 Fourth Street NW, Washington, DC, 20059
Doors open and seating begins at 6:30pm
Taping will begin promptly at 7pm and runs through 8pm.
Please join us for a reception immediately following.
The Program will air on WHUT in April for National Child Abuse Prevention Month
RSVP NOW, SPACE IS LIMITED!+6:30 pmConfronting Child Abuse, Charishing Childhood: Live Taping in WHUT Studios
−180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School – Film Screening & Panel Discussion hosted by WHUT6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School – Film Screening & Panel Discussion
March 27th, 6pm
at The Arc Theater
1901 Mississippi Ave, SE, Washington DC, 20020
Join WHUT, Howard University Television, The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington, Sasha Bruce Youthwork, the United Planning Organization, and Black Public Media for a film screening of “180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School” The screening will be followed by a panel discussion, with community leaders in Education, and a small reception.
Following the day-to-day stories of students, parents, teachers and staff at the Washington Metropolitan High School (DC MET), “180 Days: Inside An American High School” is an intimate portrait of a public school that attempts to make a difference in the lives of students each and every day.
Whether they are preparing for college or becoming teen moms, the students at DC Met face many challenges with spirit and resilience and welcome us to challenge many of our own assumptions as we travel with the first graduating class to commencement. Led by a charismatic and outspoken young principal, DC Met invites us in for an unprecedented first-hand account of life inside of the school reform movement.
Watch The Trailer Here
With a dynamic and charismatic young principal and five remarkable kids at the center of the story, 180 Days invites viewers in for an unprecedented first-hand look of life inside of a school that tries to meet the needs of some of our nation’s most challenged students.
RSVP Now! Space is limited!+6:00 pm180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School – Film Screening & Panel Discussion hosted by WHUT
−Community Advisory Board Meeting8:30 am – 10:00 am
Quarterly Advisory board meetings will be held at WHUT (2222 Fourth Street, NW, DC) from 8:30-10am on the following dates:
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Wednesday, June 12, 2013+8:30 amCommunity Advisory Board Meeting
−Join the Community at the Green Living Expo DC on September 7th!10:00 am – 4:00 pm
What makes a District of Columbia neighborhood sustainable? Learn more at the Green Living Expo DC, a free, community-organized event Saturday, September 7th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Just steps away from the Van Ness metro stop, the Expo will be held on the University of D.C.’s Dennard Plaza, where over 40 exhibitors, workshops and eco-tours will offer feature information on bike lanes, home energy-saving resources and government grants, green roofs, urban forests and more. Attendees will be able to consult with environmental experts while enjoying demonstrations, live music and local food. Children’s activities will also be available!
The Green Living Expo DC grew out of the D.C. Office of Planning’s Neighborhood Sustainability Indicators Project (NSIP), a 2009 pilot program that helped shape Mayor Vincent Gray’s citywide Sustainable DC initiative. Expo community sponsors include the Forest Hills Neighborhood Alliance, ANC 3F, D.C. Office of Planning, and UDC’s College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES).+10:00 amJoin the Community at the Green Living Expo DC on September 7th!
−The 7th Annual Stomp Out Sickle Cell 5k Walk9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The purpose of the SOS Walk is to increase awareness about sickle cell disease and to raise money to continue our fight to Stomp Out Sickle Cell for the more than 2,000 adults and children living with sickle cell disease and over 115,000 more with related conditions in our region. The disease affects hundreds of thousands worldwide of all ethnicities. There is no cure! Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease and Faces of Our Children, Inc. are partners in the effort to advocate and support those with the disease.
Register today at www.soswalk.org
Questions please call 202.865.8336
Not only can you Stomp Out Sickle Cell Disease by joining the SOS Walk on September 14, 2013, but you can also SAVE A LIFE by donating blood onsite! Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC) Blood Mobile will be there, and your blood donation will go to treat children with sickle cell disease who need blood transfusions. The CNMC Blood Mobile will be at Freedom Plaza from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, during the Walk.
We will provide a gift for those who donate. Please contact the blood donor center at 202-476-5437 to make an appointment, or you can schedule online at
Thank you for donating to Children’s National Medical Center!
Want to be a Transfusion Buddy for CNMC?
The Transfusion Buddy Program identifies African American donors that have unique blood types with our sickle cell patients to provide them blood when they need it.
Call Ms. Janie Parrot at (202) 476-3306 to learn more about the Transfusion Buddy Program.+9:00 amThe 7th Annual Stomp Out Sickle Cell 5k Walk
−Walk to Prevent Suicide: 2013 Out of the Darkness Community Walk3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
SUICIDE CAN BE PREVENTED!
Help us shine a bright light on this preventable issue and bring suicide Out of the Darkness.
Join the movement!
Saturday: September 28, 2013
Constitution Gardens (17th & Constitution Ave)
National Mall, Washington, D.C.
Walk past D.C.’s major memorials at sunset!
Walk with us to save lives!
✴ 4 Mile Suicide Prevention Walk
✴ Remembrance activity
✴ Live entertainment
✴ Family activities
✴ A community of hope and inspiration
✴ And more!
3:00 pm Registration opens
4:00 pm Family activities begin /
5:00 pm Opening ceremony
5:45 pm Walk begins
7:15 pm Remembrance activity /
A person dies by suicide every 13.7 minutes in the United States, claiming more than 38,000 lives each year.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is the leading
national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to
understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.
Starts 09/28/2013 @ 5:00 pm Ends 8:00 pm Check-in Time 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Registration Cutoff 09/27/2013 12:00 pm Donation Cutoff 01/01/2014 12:00 am Contact Simone Poetscher Phone 202-730-5921
Register here: http://AFSP.DonorDrive.com/Event/DC
Follow on Twitter: @AFSP_DCWalk+3:00 pmWalk to Prevent Suicide: 2013 Out of the Darkness Community Walk
−Race for Every Child 5K (3.1 miles) Race/Walk8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Nationally and internationally renowned Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC—which serves more than 360,000 children and provides more than $50 million in uncompensated care every year—will hold its first annual Race for Every Child 5K (3.1 miles) race/walk. This event will raise critical funds for the hospital’s ongoing effort to provide specialized pediatric care, conduct research into childhood disease prevention and treatment, and provide wellness and preventative services to keep children healthy. The race will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 in the heart of Washington DC, kicking off at Freedom Plaza. Race for Every Child will feature family-friendly activities and special displays that will highlight what the hospital does best—heal and care for every child that walks through its doors. Racers and walkers will take their mark at 8:30 a.m. There will also be a “Kids’ Dash” for those 10 years of age and under.
Children’s National is encouraging people to register as an individual or to form a team, and run, walk or support someone who is.
Visit http://www.raceforeverychild.org to sign up! Please contact Berry Brady for more information 703-609-6643.
About Children’s National Medical Center:
Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, has been serving the nation’s children since 1870. Home to Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is consistently ranked among the top pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and the Leapfrog Group. Children’s National is a Magnet designated hospital. With 303 beds and eight regional outpatient centers, Children’s National is the premier provider of acute pediatric services in the Washington metropolitan area.+8:30 amRace for Every Child 5K (3.1 miles) Race/Walk
−HCEF presents The 15th International Conference & Awards Banquet6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
HCEF will once more bring to the Washington, DC area a powerful and enlightening conference, which will tackle and confront key issues in Palestinian affairs. It will provide you the opportunity to meet and network with distinguished local, national, and international leaders and experts who will share their knowledge, expertise, and experiences on different topics such as:
- Occupation and Hardship in Palestine
- Religion and Interfaith
- Economic Development and Business Opportunities in Palestine
- Youth in the Diaspora …and much more!
Friday, October 18th, 2013
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Washington Marriott 1221 22nd Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20037
HE Donald Cardinal Weurl
Archbishop of Washington
HE Dr. Salam Fayyad
Former Prime Minister of Palestine
Path of Peace Award
Mr. Said Khoury
Chairman & President, Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC)
15th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
Saturday, October 19th, 2013 8:00am – 6:00pm
Washington Marriott 1221 22nd Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20037
Imam Yahya Hendi | Bishop Richard Graham | Dr. James Zogby | Samer Makhlouf | Fr. Michael McDonagh | Joel Braunold | Dr. Jad Daniel | Sami El Yousef | Sami Abu-Dayyeh | Sami Khoury | Christine Hill Hobbi | Fr. Drew Christiansen, S.J. | Saliba Sarsar | Fr. Avelino Gonzalez-Ferer | Bill Corcoran | Anthony Habash | Rabbi Gerald Serotta
PALESTINIAN HAFLA FOR YOUTH
Hosted by Alumni of the Know Thy Heritage Leadership Program, young professionals and college students who traveled back to their homeland together to live and learn Palestine – come out to meet them!
Saturday, October 19th, 2013
8:00pm – midnight
Busboys & Poets Café 1025 5th St NW Washington, DC 20001+6:00 pmHCEF presents The 15th International Conference & Awards Banquet
−The Mighty Men of Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Men’s Retreat8:30 am – 5:00 pm
The Mighty Men of Metropolitan A.M.E. Church will sponsor a Men’s Retreat at the church on Saturday, 9 November 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Join the Sr. Pastor Rev. Dr. Ronald E. Braxton and the Mighty Men of Metropolitan in expert-led discussions of the following: Teaching Black Children to FLY (David Garnett), Promoting Men’s Health & Wellness (Dr. Michael Darden), Understanding the Affordable Health Care Act (Cynthia Morris), Conducting a Financial Checkup (TJ Nicholson), Promoting a Comfort Ministries (Rev. Jonathan Newton, Esq.) and Restore Together; Using a Virtual Platform to Serve the Community (Rev. Dr. Louis Hutchinson III). A panel discussion will also convene to address ‘Where Do We Go from Here?’ This Men’s Retreat will emphasize the importance of men gathering to discuss effective strategies for leading their families and communities in the global knowledge-based economy. The church is located at 1518 M. Street NW, Washington, DC 20005. Free Parking will be available; a continental breakfast and a healthy Soul Food Lunch Buffet will also be provided.
For more information, contact Metropolitan at (202) 331-1426, or visit the website at www.metropolitaname.org.+8:30 amThe Mighty Men of Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Men’s Retreat
−Multimedia Comedy Show About Black Music and Culture5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A Multimedia Comedy Show about Black Music and Culture at Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville, MD,
5332 Baltimore Avenue
Hyattsville Md 20781.
Featuring Droopy – the Broke Baller, Booot Jones XXX, Animate Objects, Michanna Murphy Dancers, and the Black Coffee Experience.
Presented by Good Treasure Fundraising (202)746-4615
For discount ticket purchases visit:
Online Tickets are $10/ $15 at the door.+5:00 pmMultimedia Comedy Show About Black Music and Culture