On the 15th anniversary of September 11th, organizers in DC will take part in a performative action. Our demands are to end the legalized profiling of LGBTQ South Asian, Arab, Muslim and Black communities, which has intensified in the 15 years since 9/11.
This is part of a series of events designed to bring us together to heal, fortify, unite, and continue the fight against injustice. They will culminate in a RALLY FOR JUSTICE on 9/11 on 14th and U St. Full list of events and details are below.
+ Mon 9/5 @ 7pm: Healing Circle +
gathering for survivors of post-9/11 violence, in all its forms. snacks and beverages will be served. RSVP to [email protected] for address.
+ Sat 9/10 @ 6-8pm: Performance Activism Training +
those attending will receive training for the 9/11 action, including know your rights and de-escalation tactics segments. snacks and beverages will be served. RSVP to [email protected] for address.
+ Sun 9/11 @ 10am-12:30pm: Performance Action +
must attend training on Saturday, 9/10 for details.
+ Sun 9/11 @ 1pm: Rally for Justice +
gather at 14th & U St to demand an end to the continued surveillance and profiling of south asian, arab, middle eastern, and black muslims and those perceived as muslims.
+ Sun 9/11 @ 4-7pm: Eid Rooftop Cookout +
the islamic calendar is based on a lunar calendar, unlike the calendar we use day to day which is based on a solar calendar. as such, each year an islamic date falls on a different solar calendar date. this year eid, one of the holiest islamic celebrations, falls on 9/11. we are hosting a cookout for all community members to gather to celebrate this occassion. RSVP to [email protected] for address.
PLEASE RSVP FOR LOCATIONS AND REQUEST MORE INFO by emailing [email protected].