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Black Workers Center Meeting

Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 06:00 PM · 10 rsvps
New Community Church in Washington, DC

The DC Black Workers Center is a resident-led space that creates and maintains racial and economic justice through popular education, direct action and the creation of worker-owned alternatives.

The DC Black Workers Center will move beyond traditional workforce development initiatives to become:

  • A center for finding and creating dignified Black work and training.
  • An incubation space for alternatives to low-wage work such as worker-owned cooperatives.
  • A space to openly discuss the intersections of race and work, as well as a space for workers to positively recognize their Blackness.
  • An environment to challenge bad employers who exploit, cheat and steal from their workers.
  • A popular education space to discuss how to build power among Black workers.

People's Platform General Body Meeting

Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 06:00 PM · 10 rsvps
New Community Church in Washington, DC

The People’s Platform is a movement of low-income and working class DC residents of color and people who share our values and vision. We seek to organize, educate, fight for and win truly affordable housing, sustaining work, and wellness for all in DC. Our monthly People's Platform general body is a space where we work towards our goals by prioritizing political education and leadership development in our work; centering the leadership of working class black women; being funded by our base; always seeking to build a deeper analysis and assessing our work; building alternative institutions; learning from past movement's successes and limitations; championing non-reformist reforms; and always seeking to be a part of a broader movement that is multi-national, multi-ethnic, multi-gender, and multi-class.


Administrative Organizational Management Committee Meeting

Monday, January 30, 2017 at 06:00 PM
ONE DC Office in Washington, DC

ONE DC practices our shared leadership model by self-management by committee. Admin & Organizational Management is one of the committees that make up ONE DC's work. We are actively recruiting ONE DC members to join the Admin committee.

  • Writing regular blog posts or taking photos for the website
  • Website design & maintenance
  • Social media strategy
  • Monthly enewsletter & email blasts
  • Maintaining member & donor database
  • Reorganizing & archiving ONE DC documents to preserve our community learning & organizing history
  • Strategic Plan design
  • Member Appreciation event planning
  • 1-on-1's with new members & volunteers
  • and more!

Admin Committee meets monthly to identify what tasks need to be completed that month, assign tasks to members, & discuss long-term committee strategy. If you are interested in working on or learning about any of the above tasks, please join us for our next meeting! If you are familiar with Nation Builder or want to learn these skills, we highly encourage you to attend.


People's Platform General Body Meeting

Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 06:00 PM
New Community Church in Washington, DC

The People’s Platform is a movement of low-income and working class DC residents of color and people who share our values and vision. We seek to organize, educate, fight for and win truly affordable housing, sustaining work, and wellness for all in DC. Our monthly People's Platform general body is a space where we work towards our goals by prioritizing political education and leadership development in our work; centering the leadership of working class black women; being funded by our base; always seeking to build a deeper analysis and assessing our work; building alternative institutions; learning from past movement's successes and limitations; championing non-reformist reforms; and always seeking to be a part of a broader movement that is multi-national, multi-ethnic, multi-gender, and multi-class.


Black Workers Center Meeting

Friday, February 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM
United Black Fund in Washington, DC

The DC Black Workers Center is a resident-led space that creates and maintains racial and economic justice through popular education, direct action and the creation of worker-owned alternatives.

The DC Black Workers Center will move beyond traditional workforce development initiatives to become:

  • A center for finding and creating dignified Black work and training.
  • An incubation space for alternatives to low-wage work such as worker-owned cooperatives.
  • A space to openly discuss the intersections of race and work, as well as a space for workers to positively recognize their Blackness.
  • An environment to challenge bad employers who exploit, cheat and steal from their workers.
  • A popular education space to discuss how to build power among Black workers.

Administrative Organizational Management Committee Meeting

Monday, February 27, 2017 at 06:00 PM
ONE DC Office

ONE DC practices our shared leadership model by self-management by committee. Admin & Organizational Management is one of four committees that make up ONE DC's work (others are Resource Development; Organizing & Coalition Building; Member Development & Community Learning). We are actively recruiting ONE DC members to join the Admin committee.

  • Writing regular blog posts or taking photos for the website
  • Website design & maintenance
  • Social media strategy
  • Monthly enewsletter & email blasts
  • Maintaining member & donor database
  • Reorganizing & archiving ONE DC documents to preserve our community learning & organizing history
  • Strategic Plan design
  • Member Appreciation event planning
  • 1-on-1's with new members & volunteers
  • and more!

Admin Committee meets monthly to identify what tasks need to be completed that month, assign tasks to members, & discuss long-term committee strategy. If you are interested in working on or learning about any of the above tasks, please join us Tuesday, September 27 at 6PM for our next meeting! If you are familiar with Nation Builder or want to learn these skills, we highly encourage you to attend.


Black Workers Center Meeting

Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 06:00 PM
United Black Fund in Washington, DC

The DC Black Workers Center is a resident-led space that creates and maintains racial and economic justice through popular education, direct action and the creation of worker-owned alternatives.

The DC Black Workers Center will move beyond traditional workforce development initiatives to become:

  • A center for finding and creating dignified Black work and training.
  • An incubation space for alternatives to low-wage work such as worker-owned cooperatives.
  • A space to openly discuss the intersections of race and work, as well as a space for workers to positively recognize their Blackness.
  • An environment to challenge bad employers who exploit, cheat and steal from their workers.
  • A popular education space to discuss how to build power among Black workers.

Annual Membership Meeting

Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 02:00 PM · 18 rsvps

What is the people's vision for 2017 and beyond? What is ONE DC's financial standing? How did we win in 2016? How can you as a member get involved? Join us to find out! All are welcome, but only members who are up to date on their annual dues will be eligible to vote in elections for new members of ONE DC's Shared Leadership Team. Membership dues and donations are used to build a people's movement funded by the people. Join ONE DC and support us in building power with long time DC residents to organize for an equitable city.

Food will be served - All ages welcome - Please let us know if you need transportation or childcare.

Click here to pay your annual membership dues


Administrative Organizational Management Committee Meeting

Monday, March 27, 2017 at 06:00 PM
ONE DC Office

ONE DC practices our shared leadership model by self-management by committee. Admin & Organizational Management is one of four committees that make up ONE DC's work (others are Resource Development; Organizing & Coalition Building; Member Development & Community Learning). We are actively recruiting ONE DC members to join the Admin committee.

  • Writing regular blog posts or taking photos for the website
  • Website design & maintenance
  • Social media strategy
  • Monthly enewsletter & email blasts
  • Maintaining member & donor database
  • Reorganizing & archiving ONE DC documents to preserve our community learning & organizing history
  • Strategic Plan design
  • Member Appreciation event planning
  • 1-on-1's with new members & volunteers
  • and more!

Admin Committee meets monthly to identify what tasks need to be completed that month, assign tasks to members, & discuss long-term committee strategy. If you are interested in working on or learning about any of the above tasks, please join us Tuesday, September 27 at 6PM for our next meeting! If you are familiar with Nation Builder or want to learn these skills, we highly encourage you to attend.


People's Platform General Body Meeting

Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 06:00 PM
New Community Church in Washington, DC

The People’s Platform is a movement of low-income and working class DC residents of color and people who share our values and vision. We seek to organize, educate, fight for and win truly affordable housing, sustaining work, and wellness for all in DC. Our monthly People's Platform general body is a space where we work towards our goals by prioritizing political education and leadership development in our work; centering the leadership of working class black women; being funded by our base; always seeking to build a deeper analysis and assessing our work; building alternative institutions; learning from past movement's successes and limitations; championing non-reformist reforms; and always seeking to be a part of a broader movement that is multi-national, multi-ethnic, multi-gender, and multi-class.


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