BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//wp-events-plugin.com//6.4.8//EN TZID:America/New_York X-WR-TIMEZONE:America/New_York BEGIN:VEVENT UID:12512@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170204T120000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170204T133000 DTSTAMP:20210213T033458Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/center-global-business-meeting-2017-02- 04/ SUMMARY:Center Global Program Meeting - Via Zoom DESCRIPTION:Due to COVID-19 \, we are all meeting remotely via Zoom. We wou ld love for you to join us.\nFor security reasons we now ask that communit y members reach out to us via email for the Zoom info. Send us a quick ema il to : supportdesk@thedccenter.org .\n_________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________\n\nCenter Global has its monthly business meet ing for volunteers and program participants on the first Saturday of each month via Zoom from 12:00pm to 1:30pm.\n\n \;\n\n \; ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/centerglobal-1-e1485241806132.jpg CATEGORIES:Advocacy,Global LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2672@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170208T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170208T190000 DTSTAMP:20171121T192417Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/job-club-2017-02-08/ SUMMARY:Job Club DESCRIPTION:Center Careers Job Club meets weekly at the DC Center on Wednes days starting at 6:00 PM.   We are located at 2000 14th St NW Suite 105.   Please sign up below.\n\nThe Job Club is a weekly job support program t o help job entrants and seekers\, including the long-term unemployed\, imp rove self-confidence\, motivation\, resilience and productivity for effect ive job searches and networking -- allowing participants to move away from being merely "applicants" toward being "candidates." The focus is on deve loping strength-led strategies\, techniques and goal plans\, matching valu es and strengths and improving self-awareness as approaches to finding mea ningful and satisfying employment.\n\nFor more information about Center Ca reers\, e-mail centercareers@thedccenter.org or visit us online at  www.t hedccenter.org/careers. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/club-e1485240801436.jpg CATEGORIES:Center Careers,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1377@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170209T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170209T220000 DTSTAMP:20170207T040039Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/unidos-a-reading-for-pulse-orlando/ SUMMARY:Unidos: A Reading for Pulse Orlando DESCRIPTION:Join the contributors of two forthcoming anthologies\, "Pulse/P ulso" and "Under the Disco Ball: Poetry for Orlando" (Poetry for Orlando)\ , as we unite to honor the victims and survivors of the Pulse Nightclub sh ooting. This reading will honor our dead and celebrate our community.\n\nW ELCOME RECEPTION @ 8PM\nREADING: 8:30PM - 10PM\n\nFeatured Readers:\nMigue l M Morales\nRoy Guzmán\nLuis Lopez-Maldonado\nDavid Lopez\nMaya Chinchil la\nSebastian Alberdi\nWendy Labinger\nWendy DeGroat\nSaul Hernandez\nMarg aret O\nChakira M. Haddock-LazalaView\nRoberto F. Santiago\nDivya Radhika Bhalla\nMichael Torres\nAbel Salas\nSteve Castro\nErnesto L. Abeytia\n\n\n Sponsored by:\nLGBTQ Writers Caucus\, Latino Caucus\, Center Latinx\, The DC Center\n\n#PulsePulso #PoetryForOrlando ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 02/pulse-reading-e1486430800881.jpg CATEGORIES:Black,Center Arts,Latinx,People of Color LOCATION:The DC Center for the LGBT Community\, 2000 14th Street\, Suite 10 5\, Washington\, District of Columbia\, 20009\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street\, Suite 10 5\, Washington\, District of Columbia\, 20009\, United States;X-APPLE-RADI US=100;X-TITLE=The DC Center for the LGBT Community:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1960@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170210T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170210T213000 DTSTAMP:20170823T211319Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/women-in-their-twenties-witt-2017-02-10 / SUMMARY:Women in their Twenties and Thirties DESCRIPTION:Women in their Twenties and Thirties is a social discussion gro up for queer women in the Washington\, D.C. area. We meet on the 2nd and 4 th Fridays of each month at the DC Center followed by dinner nearby. All a re welcome to join us. WiTT is a great way to make new friends and meet ot her queer women in a fun and friendly setting.\n\nBeyond our regular meeti ngs\, WiTT is also involved in the LGBTQ community of Washington\, D.C. in varying ways. We create a variety of opportunities to meet and mingle wit h other queer women in the area. Some of our events include happy hours\, picnics (WiTTnics)\, and going out to queer dance parties.\n\nOur events p rovide a wide range of occasions for making new friends\, having new exper iences\, and just getting out around the city with other great queer women . In the past\, we have planned group trips and visits to various museums\ , and we always welcome people to plan new events. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/temp-7-e1485307829598.jpg CATEGORIES:Peer Support Groups,Women LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:3037@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170210T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170210T210000 DTSTAMP:20180210T004604Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/women-in-their-twenties-and-thirties-wi tt-2017-02-10/ SUMMARY:Women in their Twenties and Thirties (WiTT) DESCRIPTION:Women in their Twenties and Thirties is a social discussion gro up for queer women in the Washington\, D.C. area. We meet on the 2nd and 4 th Fridays of each month at the DC Center followed by dinner nearby. All a re welcome to join us. WiTT is a great way to make new friends and meet ot her queer women in a fun and friendly setting.\n\nBeyond our regular meeti ngs\, WiTT is also involved in the LGBTQ community of Washington\, D.C. in varying ways. We create a variety of opportunities to meet and mingle wit h other queer women in the area. Some of our events include happy hours\, picnics (WiTTnics)\, and going out to queer dance parties.\n\nOur events p rovide a wide range of occasions for making new friends\, having new exper iences\, and just getting out around the city with other great queer women . In the past\, we have planned group trips and visits to various museums\ , and we always welcome people to plan new events.\n\nFor meeting updates join our closed Facebook group. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/witt-e1578688070112.jpg CATEGORIES:Peer Support Groups,Women LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:3013@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170211T130000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170211T143000 DTSTAMP:20180203T163011Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/lgbtqia-people-with-disabilities-meetin g-2017-02-11/ SUMMARY:Universal Pride Meeting DESCRIPTION:This group seeks to support\, educate\, empower\, and create ch ange for People with Disabiliities (PWD). Discussion would include but not limited to:\n\n* Common intersections between LGBTQIA/disability.\n* Dati ng/ relationship perspectives\n* Creating access/ breaking down barriers i n public spaces for LGBTQ PWD's .\n\nThe group facilitator will be Actor/ Disability Advocate Andy Arias - queries can be sent to andyarias09@gmail. com.\n\nMeetings are every second Saturday of each month starting at 1:00P M-2:30PM. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/disabilities-e1485750223862.jpg CATEGORIES:Deaf,Disability,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1303@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170211T140000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170211T160000 DTSTAMP:20170202T095439Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/lbt-breast-cancer-prevention-and-awaren ess-brunch/ SUMMARY:LBT Breast Cancer Prevention and Awareness Brunch DESCRIPTION:In this fast paced world of diversity where something as simple as breast tissue is shared in a multitude of genders and gender expressio ns\, it has become apparent that how we educate ourselves about health and breast cancer prevention must also change!  We have decided to throw the gender binary out the window and If you could ever be at risk for breast cancer (which is all of us)\, then you should join us for brunch and get t he most up to date information on how to protect yourself and those that y ou love from breast cancer.\n\nThis is not your usual breast cancer meetin g! The DC Center and GW Cancer Institute have partnered together along wit h our illustrious host Margaret Albamonte to learn more about breast cance r among lesbian\, bisexual\, and transgender women.  We have a fabulous m enu that includes mimosa's and all types of goodies!  We will laugh toget her and cry if we need to!  This event will teach you about breast cancer (prevention and detection)\, but the narrative is more focused on womanho od and storytelling with a twist!\n\nWe will have non-alcoholic alternativ es for those in recovery\, but this lush event is really a chance to kick back and learn what is it is be a woman and the tools  we can use to prot ect that woman from breast cancer.\n\nMasculine women\, Feminine Women\, T rans Women\, Queer Women\, Any Type and Any Form you are welcome and beyon d that welcome\, you are invited and wanted!!!\n\nPlease RSVP on the Faceb ook event page so that we can have enough food and drinks for everyone htt ps://www.facebook.com/events/186170395198665/\n\nWe will have some surpris es for all that attend\, and the person that brings the most women with th em will win a 50.00 gift card!!!\n\nSee you there!!! ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 02/Breast-Cancer-around-you-e1486010901834.jpg CATEGORIES:Cancer Awareness,Health,Trans,Women LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2453@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170213T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170213T120000 DTSTAMP:20180417T002234Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/center-aging-coffee-drop-in-2017-02-13/ SUMMARY:Center Aging Coffee Drop-In DESCRIPTION:LGBT Older Adults (and friends!) are invited to join us for cof fee every Monday at the DC Center in the Lounge.    Stop by for friendly conversation and enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee with old and new fri ends.    For more information visit the Center Aging page or visit us on facebook or twitter.\n\n \; ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/20180416_120042-e1523924531193-scaled.jpg CATEGORIES:Older Adults,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2251@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170213T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170213T193000 DTSTAMP:20180515T055952Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/youth-working-group-2017-02-13/ SUMMARY:Youth Working Group DESCRIPTION:Join the Youth Working Group for their next meeting at The DC Center (2000 14th St NW Suite 105\, Washington D.C.) The Youth Working Gro up is a gathering of people who are committed to positively impacting the lives of DC area youth. We welcome you to this meeting. Join us and help u s think of ways to better serve our youth and also implement new programs for (and with) them. The group is a program of the DC Center and meets the second Monday of every month.\n\nLight snacks will be provided. Hope to s ee you there! ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/tempywg-e1485376238270.jpg CATEGORIES:Advocacy,Youth LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2576@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170214T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170214T203000 DTSTAMP:20200114T205738Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/coming-out-discussion-group-2017-02-14/ SUMMARY:Coming Out Discussion Group DESCRIPTION:Are you planning to come out? Maybe you have just recently come out?\n\nJoin us for a coming out discussion group meeting at the DC Cente r for the LGBT community.\n\nThis is a peer-facilitated discussion group. It is a safe space to share experiences about coming out and discuss topic s as it relates to doing so. By sharing struggles and victories the group allows those newly coming out and who have been out for a while to learn f rom others. All are welcome to join in discussion whether Lesbian\, Gay\, Bi\, Trans\, or Ally.\n\nWe meet on the second Tuesday and Fourth Thursday s of the month at 7:00 pm at the DC Center (2000 14th St NW suite 105)\n\n For more information\, visit the Coming Out Discussion Group Facebook page ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/comingout-e1486681653488.jpg CATEGORIES:Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2881@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170214T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170214T203000 DTSTAMP:20180926T185927Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/trans-support-group-2-2017-02-14/ SUMMARY:Trans Support Group DESCRIPTION:The Trans Support Group is intended to provide emotionally a nd physically safe space for trans* people and those who may be questioni ng their gender identity/expression to join together in community and lear n from one another.  We welcome all who identify under the trans* umbrel la or are unsure\, and seek to continually reinforce our principles of res pect\, acceptance and protection through ongoing input from our attendees. \n\nWe wish to stress the importance of a safe space where collectively\, folks that identify along the trans spectrum or questioning may share stor ies and experiences.  We appreciate the ongoing support of allies\, but a sk that due to the vulnerable and sensitive nature of Trans support group\ , and out of respect for its attendees\, allies may reach out to more appr opriate channels better suited toward ally support.\n\nWe have two Trans D iscussion Group meetings each month on the first Friday and second Tuesday of the month starting at 7pm\n\nWe meet at The DC Center in the Reeves Mu nicipal Building\, 2000 14th St NW\, Suite 105. Signs will be posted on th e door for our group meeting.\n\nPlease note\, you may be asked for a phot o ID as you enter the Reeves Center. The Reeves Center staff have been tra ined and understand that photo ID's may not match an individual's gender e xpression. If this presents a challenge to you please call the DC Center a s you arrive at (202) 682-2245 so that we can accommodate you.\nSee you th ere !\n\n \; ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/trans.jpg CATEGORIES:Peer Support Groups,Trans LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2673@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170215T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170215T190000 DTSTAMP:20171121T192417Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/job-club-2017-02-15/ SUMMARY:Job Club DESCRIPTION:Center Careers Job Club meets weekly at the DC Center on Wednes days starting at 6:00 PM.   We are located at 2000 14th St NW Suite 105.   Please sign up below.\n\nThe Job Club is a weekly job support program t o help job entrants and seekers\, including the long-term unemployed\, imp rove self-confidence\, motivation\, resilience and productivity for effect ive job searches and networking -- allowing participants to move away from being merely "applicants" toward being "candidates." The focus is on deve loping strength-led strategies\, techniques and goal plans\, matching valu es and strengths and improving self-awareness as approaches to finding mea ningful and satisfying employment.\n\nFor more information about Center Ca reers\, e-mail centercareers@thedccenter.org or visit us online at  www.t hedccenter.org/careers. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/club-e1485240801436.jpg CATEGORIES:Center Careers,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2818@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170216T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170216T203000 DTSTAMP:20171121T193303Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/336-2017-02-16/ SUMMARY:Poly Group Discussion DESCRIPTION:Welcome and join us for the next Poly Discussion group\, starti ng at 7:00 PM at the DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW Suite 105. We meet on the third Thursday of the month.\n\nWhat is polyamory\, you may ask! Poly amory is the practice\, desire\, or acceptance of having more than one int imate relationship at a time with the knowledge and consent of everyone in volved. This group is designed to be a forum for people at all different s tages to discuss polyamory and other consensual non-monogamous relationshi ps.\n\nNewcomers will be given a basic introduction into what polyamory is and what some of the advantages and disadvantages are. Attendees who are already in relationships will be given the opportunity to discuss their si tuations and get advice from the group if they feel that would be helpful. This group is open to people of all sexual orientations and people who ar e interested in non-monogamy in both kinky and non-kinky relationships.\n\ nAdd us to your calendar!!!! ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/poly-e1485743656545.jpg CATEGORIES:Peer Support Groups,Poly LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2600@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170217T203000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170217T213000 DTSTAMP:20171121T191538Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/gay-district-meeting-2-2017-02-17/ SUMMARY:Gay District Meeting DESCRIPTION:Gay District is a community-based organization focused on build ing understanding of gay culture and personal identity\, awareness of comm unity events and civil rights for gay\, bi\, trans\, queer\, questioning a nd inter-sexed (GBTQQI) men between the ages of 18 and 35 in the Washingto n\, DC metropolitan area.\n\nThrough a synthesis of interpersonal interact ion and community involvement\, we aim to promote a more productive GBTQQ community and an enlightened understanding of gay urban living. In additio n\, we believe that our program will encourage them to become more active in the social justice arena. We strive to reach our mission through facili tated discussions\, and regular and ongoing happy hours\, weekend outings\ , community and cultural events\, volunteer opportunities\, and other occa sions created by and for our participants.\n\nJoin Gay District on the fir st and third Fridays of each month for a facilitated group discussion. The meetings begin at 8:30 PM at the DC Center for the LGBT Community. After the meeting\, members often head out for dinner together in the neighborho od.\n\nFor more information\, visit the Gay District website at www.gaydis trict.org or check us out on Facebook! ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/temp-8-e1485308864424.jpg CATEGORIES:Men,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2114@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170218T133000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170218T150000 DTSTAMP:20180517T195341Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/south-asian-lgbtq-support-group-2017-02 -18/ SUMMARY:South Asian LGBTQ Support Group DESCRIPTION:KHUSHDC provides a safe\, confidential space for South Asian LG BTQ community members to come together and share experiences.  The peer support group is an outlet for South Asian-identified LGBTQ individuals to come and talk about anything affecting them. It's a secure\, judgement-fr ee environment to discuss relationships\, sexuality\, health\, well-being\ , identity\, culture\, religion\, or anything that is on your mind. Please feel free to join\, and share stories\, learn about available resources\, and join our community\n\nMeetings are every third Saturdays of the month from 1:30-3:00 PM at The DC Center for the LGBT Community (2000 14th Str eet NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC 20009).\n\nThis event is only open to people who identify as LGBTQ+ and can trace their family heritage to Sout h Asia (Afghanistan\, Bangladesh\, Bhutan\, India\, Maldives\, Nepal\, Pak istan\, and Sri Lanka)\n\nPlease contact board@khushdc.org if you have an y questions or visit us online at Khushdc.org. KhushDC will be facilitatin g the meeting. KhushDC is a South Asian LGBTQ Community group serving the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/khushdc-e1547169258371.jpg CATEGORIES:Asian Pacific American,Peer Support Groups,People of Color LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:14071@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170219T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170219T200000 DTSTAMP:20220623T214333Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/helping-casa-ruby-dinner-2017-02-19/ SUMMARY:Helping Casa Ruby – Dinner – Cancelled DESCRIPTION:This volunteer event is cancelled to slow the spread of Covid-1 9\n_________________________________________\nThe DC Center for the LGBT c ommunity remains committed to helping members of our community whenever po ssible\, and this goal could never be achieved without the help of our ded icated and incredible volunteers. For that\, we would like to say thank yo u\, and let you know that our work would not be able to continue without y ou.\n\nThe DC Center has partnered with Casa Ruby\, to provide a hot meal once per month to the many individuals they currently house. We hope to b ring some warmth and nourishment to the folks at Casa Ruby every third Sun day of each month. As such\, The DC Center would love to have individuals or organizations volunteer to provide a meal to feed as many people at Cas a Ruby as possible. Any amount of food is appreciated. Store bought meals are also welcomed.\n\nClick here to sign up:\n\nTo learn more about Casa R uby click here.\n\nTo donate click here.\n\nCoordinators –  Maura k a t : maurak@thedccenter.org\n\n*Dinners were moved from the third Fridays o f the month to the third Sundays due to a community organization stepping in to provide meals on those Fridays. Thank you @FoodRescueDC ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 02/casa-ruby-e1487185100756.png CATEGORIES:Volunteer LOCATION:Casa Ruby Shelter\, 1216 Kennedy Street Northwest\, Washington\, D C\, 20011\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=1216 Kennedy Street Northwe st\, Washington\, DC\, 20011\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-TITLE=Ca sa Ruby Shelter:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2454@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170220T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170220T120000 DTSTAMP:20180417T002234Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/center-aging-coffee-drop-in-2017-02-20/ SUMMARY:Center Aging Coffee Drop-In DESCRIPTION:LGBT Older Adults (and friends!) are invited to join us for cof fee every Monday at the DC Center in the Lounge.    Stop by for friendly conversation and enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee with old and new fri ends.    For more information visit the Center Aging page or visit us on facebook or twitter.\n\n \; ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/20180416_120042-e1523924531193-scaled.jpg CATEGORIES:Older Adults,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2794@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170220T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170220T210000 DTSTAMP:20171121T192823Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/pflag-monthly-meeting-at-the-dc-center- 2017-02-20/ SUMMARY:PFLAG Monthly Meeting DESCRIPTION:We are parents\, families\, and friends of the LGBTQ community. Our support efforts provide encouragement and resources to parents\, fami lies\, friends\, allies as well as LGBT people themselves. We come from va rious backgrounds\, occupations and age groups. Some of us have gone throu gh similar experiences\, sometimes we are still struggling with being a pa rent or family member of a loved one who is LGBTQ\, but we come together t o share our story and enjoy the company of other PFLAG members. We hold me etings once a month to talk about all kinds of things. This is a confident ial space to share and learn information to educate ourselves about curren t LGBTQ events. Meetings are every third Monday of the month.\n\nCome join us at the DC Center from 7-9pm (2000 14th NW suite 105\, Washington\, DC) . We hope to see you there! ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/pflag-e1574366701141.jpg CATEGORIES:Families,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2428@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170221T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170221T200000 DTSTAMP:20171121T185542Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/bi-roundtable-discussion-2017-02-21/ SUMMARY:Bi Roundtable Discussion DESCRIPTION:The Center Bi monthly round table is an opportunity for people to gather in order to discuss issues related to bisexuality or as Bi indiv iduals in a private setting.\n\nThe Center Bi Round Table usually meets on the Third Tuesday of each month. Our next meeting is at 7:00 PM at the D C Center for the LGBT Community (in the Reeves Building at 2000 14th Stree t NW\, Suite 105). Please join us!\n\nCheck us out on Facebook for more in formation. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/centerbi-e1485332984555.jpg CATEGORIES:Bisexual,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2905@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170221T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170221T210000 DTSTAMP:20180628T194139Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/packing-party-2-2017-02-21/ SUMMARY:Packing Party DESCRIPTION:The Health Working Group's packing parties are held on the thir d Tuesday of the month at The DC Center (2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington DC 20009). Please join volunteers at our office from 7pm to 9p m to make a major impact in our community related to prevention and outrea ch!\n\nCome out and join us and help put together safer sex kits to be dis tributed at LGBT spaces in DC\, including Town\, JR's\, Green Lantern\, Th e Fireplace\, and Secrets. If you are aware of spaces that are in need of safer sex kits that serve communities of color\, please have them contact the DC Center to be added to our kit distribution list.\n\n \;\n\nFor more information about the HIV Working Group find them on Facebook or Twit ter. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/temp-4-e1485239748762.jpg CATEGORIES:Health,HIV/AIDS,Volunteer LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2674@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170222T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170222T190000 DTSTAMP:20171121T192417Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/job-club-2017-02-22/ SUMMARY:Job Club DESCRIPTION:Center Careers Job Club meets weekly at the DC Center on Wednes days starting at 6:00 PM.   We are located at 2000 14th St NW Suite 105.   Please sign up below.\n\nThe Job Club is a weekly job support program t o help job entrants and seekers\, including the long-term unemployed\, imp rove self-confidence\, motivation\, resilience and productivity for effect ive job searches and networking -- allowing participants to move away from being merely "applicants" toward being "candidates." The focus is on deve loping strength-led strategies\, techniques and goal plans\, matching valu es and strengths and improving self-awareness as approaches to finding mea ningful and satisfying employment.\n\nFor more information about Center Ca reers\, e-mail centercareers@thedccenter.org or visit us online at  www.t hedccenter.org/careers. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/club-e1485240801436.jpg CATEGORIES:Center Careers,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2273@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170222T183000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170222T200000 DTSTAMP:20180628T193622Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/hiv-working-group-2017-02-22/ SUMMARY:Health Working Group DESCRIPTION:The Health Working Group is a volunteer-driven LGBT health outr each\, education\, and advocacy initiative of The DC Center.\n\nMeetings a re held every fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30PM at The DC Center (20 00 14th Street NW\, Suite 105).\n\nPlease feel free to come in\, learn mor e about the LGBT health efforts in DC\, get involved with our working grou p.\n\nLike us on facebook! ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/hivworking-2.jpg CATEGORIES:Advocacy,Health,HIV/AIDS,Men LOCATION: The DC Center\, 2000 14TH ST NW\, WASHINGTON\, DC\, 20009\, Unite d States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14TH ST NW\, WASHINGTO N\, DC\, 20009\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-TITLE= The DC Center:g eo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1388@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170223T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170223T193000 DTSTAMP:20170221T232214Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/latinx-lgbtqi-coalition-mtg-2017-02-23/ SUMMARY:Reunion de la Coalicion Latinx LGBTQI / Latinx LGBTQI Coalition Mee ting DESCRIPTION:¡Juntese a las reuniones mensuales de la Coalicion Latinx LGBT QI cada cuarto jueves del mes! La proxima reunion sera jueves 23 de febrer o a las 6pm en el DC Center for the LGBT Community.\n\nHablaremos sobre pr oximo eventos comunitarios y estrategias para fortalezer nuestra comunidad . Este mes Lissette Miller\, coordinadora de Center Latinx\, presentara so bre la historia queer Afro-Latinx\, en honor del Mes de la Historia Negra que se celebra cada febrero en los estados unidos. ¡Habra pupusas y refre scos!\n\nEl DC Center queda en 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, adentro d el edificio Reeves. Por favor noten que les preguntaran por su identificac ión al entrar al edificio.\n\nSi tiene alguna pregunta\, puede contactar a Lissette a lissette@thedccenter.org o al 202-682-2245. Vea el evento en facebook aqui.\n\n\n~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\n\nJoin our monthly Latinx LGBTQI Coalition meetings eve ry fourth Thursday of the month! Upcoming meeting: Thursday\, February 23 at 6pm at the DC Center for the LGBT Community.\n\nWe will chat about upco ming events and strategies on how to keep our community strong. This month will feature Lissette Miller\, coordinator of Center Latinx\, leading a p resentation and discussion on the history of queer Black Latinxs in honor of Black History Month. Pupusas and refreshments will be served!\n\nThe DC Center is located at 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, inside the Reeves building. Please note you will be asked to show ID upon entering the build ing.\n\nIf you have any questions\, please contact Lissette at lissette@th edccenter.org or at 202-682-2245. Check out the event on facebook here. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/vidas-e1487719287412.jpg CATEGORIES:Advocacy,Black,Latinx,People of Color LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2553@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170224T120000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170224T140000 DTSTAMP:20180524T223706Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/center-aging-monthly-lunch-2017-02-24/ SUMMARY:Center Aging Monthly Lunch DESCRIPTION:Join us on the fourth Friday of every month for a Center Aging Potluck style lunch.\n\nPlease feel free to bring your favorite dish to sh are!  If you don't want to bring anything\, no worries.  Come anyway!  All older adults (however you define that) are welcome to join us from 12: 00 PM until 2:00 PM. \n\nFor more information visit Center Aging at thedc center.org/aging or facebook.com/centeraging. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/centeragingllunch-e1486070159568.jpg CATEGORIES:Older Adults,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2294@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170225T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170225T120000 DTSTAMP:20171108T033631Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/volunteer-with-food-friends-2017-02-25/ SUMMARY:Volunteer with Food & Friends DESCRIPTION:Have you been meaning to get involved in the LGBT community and haven't really known how to start? Join the DC Center in volunteering at Food &\; Friends.\n\nFood and Friends prepares and delivers meals and g roceries to people living with HIV\, cancer\, and other life challenging i llnesses. Our team volunteers in the kitchen on the fourth Saturday of eve ry month from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Up to 10 volunteers are needed every m onth. Food and friends is located at: 219 Riggs Road\, NE. If you need a ride from the Fort Totten Metro\, call the Food and Friends shuttle at: (2 02) 669-6437.\n\nFood &\; Friends is a fast-paced organization and volu nteers are utilized in every aspect of our operation. Food Prep &\; Pac kaging volunteers work together to help get meals out the door\, making it a terrific team-building activity\; duties may include peeling\, dicing\, portioning\, sorting\, bagging\, labeling and more! ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 02/food-and-friends-e1486421902285.jpg CATEGORIES:Volunteer LOCATION:Food and Friends Inc\, 219 Riggs Rd NE\, Washington\, District of Columbia\, 20011\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS= 219 Riggs Rd NE\, Washingt on\, District of Columbia\, 20011\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-TIT LE=Food and Friends Inc:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1485@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170227T090000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170227T170000 DTSTAMP:20170222T064121Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/free-gigi-thomas/ SUMMARY:Free GiGi Thomas! DESCRIPTION:Gigi Thomas\, MSW\, is a leading human rights advocate and a tr ansgender woman of color who has worked for more than 15 years in the supp ort of people in need in the DC area. She dedicated her life to helping ot hers\, saving many lives in the process. While we mourn every year on Tran sgender Day of Remembrance those who have been killed\, GiGi is locked up facing prison because she refused to die\; she survived and she is being p unished for it. GiGi's next court trial date is February 27th\, and we wan t to pack the court room with supportive messages and tell the judge to #F reeGigi. Join us!\n\nThe court trial will be held at Monday\, February 27t h at 9am at Prince George's County Courthouse: 14735 Main Street\, Upper M arlboro\, MD 20772. \n\n\nWe are coordinating rides from around the DC-Mar yland-Virginia area. If you need a ride or can provide rides for others\, please fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSciqKX ZtsGSK-lDrwHNyWBQ5jtJ8oWa3fkTAxoZJHPVJ5qTpw/viewform.\n\nGiGi has said she would appreciate seeing signs of support in the form of t-shirts that hav e the following or similar messages:\n- Free GiGi\n- Trans Lives Matter\n- GiGi Saved So Many\n- We Love GiGi\n\nJoin the facebook event here.\n\nCa n't join us on on February 27th? Here's how else you can support Gigi:\n\n Donate and share Gigi's legal support campaign: https://www.generosity.com /emergencies-fundraising/support-gigi-thomas\n\nWrite a letter and send yo ur love: Gigi Marie Thomas (# A65386)\, PG County Correctional Center\, 13 400 Dille Drive\, Upper Marlboro\, MD 20772 (** note the carceral state wi ll not accept letters and envelopes with stickers (including mailing stamp s) or other decorations. they will only accept plain regular sized envelop es mailed through US post office\, and the letters must be written in pen with no decorations or drawings.)\n\nRead more about Gigi and her extensiv e career advocating for trans women and sex workers: https://docs.google.c om/document/d/1EGYevfYrv2suhw0dpm_jGUgzz6SLey2-WM19lgD1csQ/mobilebasic?pli =1 ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 02/gigi-e1487745661529.jpg CATEGORIES:Advocacy,Black,DC Anti-Violence Project,Latinx,People of Color,Trans,Women LOCATION:Prince George's County Courthouse\, 14735 Main Street\, Upper Marl boro\, Maryland\, 20772\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=14735 Main Street\, Upper M arlboro\, Maryland\, 20772\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-TITLE=Prin ce George's County Courthouse:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2455@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170227T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170227T120000 DTSTAMP:20180417T002234Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/center-aging-coffee-drop-in-2017-02-27/ SUMMARY:Center Aging Coffee Drop-In DESCRIPTION:LGBT Older Adults (and friends!) are invited to join us for cof fee every Monday at the DC Center in the Lounge.    Stop by for friendly conversation and enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee with old and new fri ends.    For more information visit the Center Aging page or visit us on facebook or twitter.\n\n \; ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/20180416_120042-e1523924531193-scaled.jpg CATEGORIES:Older Adults,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1550@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170228T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170228T190000 DTSTAMP:20170225T223827Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/gay-and-bisexual-mens-healthy-relations hip-group-2017-02-28/ SUMMARY:Gay and Bisexual Men's Healthy Relationship Group DESCRIPTION:The Gay and Bisexual Men's Healthy Relationship group will cove r the following topics over the span of 10 bi-weekly sessions:\n\n Psycho -education regarding the structure of healthy and unhealthy relationships\ n Recognizing warning signs of unhealthy relationships (friends\, family\ , romantic)\n Defining the LGBTQ Cycle of Violence and Gary Chapman's Lov e Languages\n Exploring the impact of trauma on relationships\n Developi ng strong and sustainable relationships with friends\, family\, and romant ic partners\n\nThis group will begin on February 28th\, 2017. Once this gr oup begins\, it will be closed to new participants\, so if you would like to join the group\, please reach out as soon as possible to our Staff Soci al Worker\, Sam Goodwin at samantha@thedccenter.org. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/dudes-e1485933125978.jpg CATEGORIES:Behavioral Health,DC Anti-Violence Project,Health,Men,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2646@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170228T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170228T210000 DTSTAMP:20180128T181907Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/genderqueer-dc-2017-02-28/ SUMMARY:Genderqueer DC DESCRIPTION:Join us for our monthly GenderQueer DC support group at The DC Center for people who identify outside of the gender binary. Whether you'r e bigender\, agender\, genderfluid\, or just know that you're not 100% cis - this is your group!\n\nWe meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month at the DC Center\, located at 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105.\n\nFor more in formation\, visit the Gay District website at www.genderqueerdc.org or che ck us out on Facebook! ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/genderqueer-e1607110996472.jpg CATEGORIES:Genderqueer,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1417@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170301T130000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170301T140000 DTSTAMP:20170210T032545Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/lgbtq-know-your-rights/ SUMMARY:LGBTQ Know Your Rights DESCRIPTION:At this workshop\, staff from the DC Office of Human Rights\, D C’s civil rights enforcement agency\, will explain civil rights laws tha t protect residents\, visitors\, and workers in DC from discrimination bas ed on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. Topics will in clude harassment and other forms of discrimination in rental housing and t he workplace\, access to public restrooms and restrooms in the workplace\, use of preferred names and pronouns in the workplace\, and other common i ssues investigated by the office. Bring your questions!\n\nRegister for th is event with the Office of Human Rights\n\n \; ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 02/OHR-e1486678645609.jpg CATEGORIES:Advocacy,Center Careers,Trans LOCATION:Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library\, 1630 7th Street North west\, Washington\, DC\, 20001\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS= 1630 7th Street Northwest\ , Washington\, DC\, 20001\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-TITLE=Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2675@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170301T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170301T190000 DTSTAMP:20171121T192417Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/job-club-2017-03-01/ SUMMARY:Job Club DESCRIPTION:Center Careers Job Club meets weekly at the DC Center on Wednes days starting at 6:00 PM.   We are located at 2000 14th St NW Suite 105.   Please sign up below.\n\nThe Job Club is a weekly job support program t o help job entrants and seekers\, including the long-term unemployed\, imp rove self-confidence\, motivation\, resilience and productivity for effect ive job searches and networking -- allowing participants to move away from being merely "applicants" toward being "candidates." The focus is on deve loping strength-led strategies\, techniques and goal plans\, matching valu es and strengths and improving self-awareness as approaches to finding mea ningful and satisfying employment.\n\nFor more information about Center Ca reers\, e-mail centercareers@thedccenter.org or visit us online at  www.t hedccenter.org/careers. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/club-e1485240801436.jpg CATEGORIES:Center Careers,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2859@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170303T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170303T203000 DTSTAMP:20180926T185034Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/trans-support-group-2017-03-03/ SUMMARY:Trans Support Group DESCRIPTION:The Trans Support Group is intended to provide emotionally a nd physically safe space for trans* people and those who may be questioni ng their gender identity/expression to join together in community and lear n from one another.  We welcome all who identify under the trans* umbrel la or are unsure\, and seek to continually reinforce our principles of res pect\, acceptance and protection through ongoing input from our attendees. \n\nWe wish to stress the importance of a safe space where collectively\, folks that identify along the trans spectrum or questioning may share stor ies and experiences.  We appreciate the ongoing support of allies\, but a sk that due to the vulnerable and sensitive nature of Trans support group\ , and out of respect for its attendees\, allies may reach out to more appr opriate channels better suited toward ally support.\n\nWe have two Trans D iscussion Group meetings each month on the first Friday  and second Tuesd ay of the month starting at 7pm\n\nWe meet at The DC Center in the Reeves Municipal Building\, 2000 14th St NW\, Suite 105. Signs will be posted on the door for our group meeting.\n\nPlease note\, you may be asked for a ph oto ID as you enter the Reeves Center. The Reeves Center staff have been t rained and understand that photo ID's may not match an individual's gender expression. If this presents a challenge to you please call the DC Center as you arrive at (202) 682-2245 so that we can accommodate you.\nSee you there ! ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/trans-1.jpg CATEGORIES:Peer Support Groups,Trans LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2624@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170303T203000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170303T213000 DTSTAMP:20171121T191753Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/gay-district-meeting-2017-03-03/ SUMMARY:Gay District Meeting DESCRIPTION:Gay District is a community-based organization focused on build ing understanding of gay culture and personal identity\, awareness of comm unity events and civil rights for gay\, bi\, trans\, queer\, questioning a nd inter-sexed (GBTQQI) men between the ages of 18 and 35 in the Washingto n\, DC metropolitan area.\n\nThrough a synthesis of interpersonal interact ion and community involvement\, we aim to promote a more productive GBTQQ community and an enlightened understanding of gay urban living. In additio n\, we believe that our program will encourage them to become more active in the social justice arena. We strive to reach our mission through facili tated discussions\, and regular and ongoing happy hours\, weekend outings\ , community and cultural events\, volunteer opportunities\, and other occa sions created by and for our participants.\n\nJoin Gay District on the fir st and third Fridays of each month for a facilitated group discussion. The meetings begin at 8:30 PM at the DC Center for the LGBT Community. After the meeting\, members often head out for dinner together in the neighborho od.\n\nFor more information\, visit the Gay District website at www.gaydis trict.org or check us out on Facebook!\n\n \; ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/temp-5-e1485243386392.jpg CATEGORIES:Men,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1499@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York;VALUE=DATE:20170304 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York;VALUE=DATE:20170319 DTSTAMP:20170226T052922Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/washington-national-opera-champion/ SUMMARY:Washington National Opera: Champion DESCRIPTION:Join us at the Kennedy Center Opera House for The real-life sto ry of Emile Griffith--the closeted gay boxer whose knockout of a homophobi c rival in the early 1960s led to unexpected tragedy--comes roaring to the stage in Terence Blanchard's haunting and visually stunning "opera in jaz z."Five-time Grammy-winning jazz powerhouse Terence Blanchard\, whose musi c ranges from film to Broadway to the concert hall\, has composed a soulfu l\, groundbreaking score filled with jazz-inflected vocals\, bluesy harmon ies\, and Afro-Caribbean beats. Mixing bold characterizations with visuall y stunning multimedia and a jazz trio within the orchestra\, Champion blew critics away when it premiered in 2013. The New York Times said the opera "strikes a resonant chord\," while the Chicago Tribune called it "a new w ork of quality and staying power."\nGet tickets here  ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 02/opera-e1488086385291.jpg CATEGORIES:Center Arts LOCATION:The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts\, 2700 F St NW\ , Washington\, DC\, 20566\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2700 F St NW\, Washington\, DC\, 20566\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-TITLE=The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1110@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170304T110000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170304T170000 DTSTAMP:20170129T004209Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/leading-with-pride-2017/ SUMMARY:Leading with Pride 2017 DESCRIPTION:The 5th Annual Leading with Pride Youth Conference takes places on Saturday March 4th. Become a leader in your school and community. Find out how to start and strengthen your GSA. Meet other LGBTQ Youth. Find ou t more and register at leadingwithpride.tumblr.com ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/leadingwithpride-e1486581116259.jpg CATEGORIES:Advocacy,Youth LOCATION:McKinley Tech High School\, 151 T Street NE\, Washington\, DC\, 20 002\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=151 T Street NE\, Washingto n\, DC\, 20002\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-TITLE=McKinley Tech Hi gh School:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1416@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170304T110000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170304T170000 DTSTAMP:20170209T003613Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/volunteer-at-the-5th-annual-leading-wit h-pride/ SUMMARY:Volunteer at the 5th Annual Leading with Pride! DESCRIPTION:Come volunteer with us at the 5th annual Leading with Pride on Saturday\, March 4\, 2017 from 11 AM - 5 PM! We would need volunteers from 10:30-1:30 at McKinley Tech High School.\n\nLeading with Pride brings tog ether LGBTQ and ally students from DC's public and charter schools as well as surrounding schools from Maryland and Virginia. The goal of the day is for students to have fun\, connect with one another\, and learn new ways to start strengthen or sustain their schools' Gay- Straight Alliance.\n\nP lease sign up to volunteer.\n\n#leadwithpride2017 ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/leadingwithpride-e1486581116259.jpg CATEGORIES:Volunteer LOCATION:McKinley Tech High School\, 151 T St NE\, Washington\, District of Columbia\, 20002\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=151 T St NE\, Washington\, District of Columbia\, 20002\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-TITLE=Mc Kinley Tech High School:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:12513@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170304T120000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170304T133000 DTSTAMP:20210213T033458Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/center-global-business-meeting-2017-03- 04/ SUMMARY:Center Global Program Meeting - Via Zoom DESCRIPTION:Due to COVID-19 \, we are all meeting remotely via Zoom. We wou ld love for you to join us.\nFor security reasons we now ask that communit y members reach out to us via email for the Zoom info. Send us a quick ema il to : supportdesk@thedccenter.org .\n_________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________\n\nCenter Global has its monthly business meet ing for volunteers and program participants on the first Saturday of each month via Zoom from 12:00pm to 1:30pm.\n\n \;\n\n \; ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/centerglobal-1-e1485241806132.jpg CATEGORIES:Advocacy,Global LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1072@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170304T170000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170304T200000 DTSTAMP:20170126T130241Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/rainbow-families-annual-family-dance/ SUMMARY:Rainbow Families Annual Family Dance DESCRIPTION:\nCome out and rock the night away! We hire a family-friendly D J for the dance\, plus have games and activities. Plan to join us for this fun event! Kids of all ages are welcome! In the past\, the dance has been particularly appealing to children from 2 to 9 years old.\n\nPre-Registra tion Rates are Available Online Only Thru the end of the day\, Tuesday\, F ebruary 28.\n\nMember Pricing: $12/Adult &\; $5/Child (4 and Up)\n\nNon -Member Pricing: $18/Adult &\; $7/Child (4 and Up) - All children 3 and under are FREE.\n\nAfter Feb. 28\, you may still register at the door. At the door registration pricing will be $18/Adult &\; $7/Child (4 and Up ) for everyone.\n\n\nFind out more at www.rainbowfamiliesdc.org. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/rainbowfamilydance-e1485417703789.jpg CATEGORIES:Families,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:Washington Ethical Society\, 7750 16th St NW\, Washington\, DC\, 2 0012\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=7750 16th St NW\, Washingto n\, DC\, 20012\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-TITLE=Washington Ethic al Society:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2456@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170306T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170306T120000 DTSTAMP:20180417T002234Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/center-aging-coffee-drop-in-2017-03-06/ SUMMARY:Center Aging Coffee Drop-In DESCRIPTION:LGBT Older Adults (and friends!) are invited to join us for cof fee every Monday at the DC Center in the Lounge.    Stop by for friendly conversation and enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee with old and new fri ends.    For more information visit the Center Aging page or visit us on facebook or twitter.\n\n \; ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/20180416_120042-e1523924531193-scaled.jpg CATEGORIES:Older Adults,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2930@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170306T183000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170306T203000 DTSTAMP:20180924T202957Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/volunteer-night-2017-03-06/ SUMMARY:Volunteer Night DESCRIPTION:Come join us on the first Monday of every month at 6:30 PM at t he DC Center for our monthly volunteer night!\n\nCome in for the chance to check out our facilities\, meet new people and give back to your local co mmunity center. Activities may include: sorting through book donations\, c leaning up around the center\, creating safer sex packets\, taking invento ry\, and of course socializing!\n\nIf you and a group of people would like to volunteer\, you can also check out our group volunteer opportunities!\ n\nJoin us for a fun night of giving back and getting together. For planni ng purposes\, we ask that volunteers register below. We can't guarantee ac tivities for non-registrants.\n\nRegister below: ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/volunteer.jpg CATEGORIES:HIV/AIDS,Volunteer LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1414@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170308T110000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170308T123000 DTSTAMP:20170209T015856Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/exploringjustice/ SUMMARY:Exploring Social Justice Series at American University DESCRIPTION:David Mariner\, Executive Director of the DC Center for the LGB T Community\, will be speaking at American University as part of the Explo ring Social Justice Series. David will be speaking about the work of the D C Center and our model for making change locally. Community members are we lcome to join us.\n\nRSVP online here or call 202 885-3847\n\n \; ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 02/exploringsocialjustice-e1486509225451.jpg CATEGORIES:Advocacy LOCATION:Letts Hall - Formal Lounge - American University\, 4400 Massachuse tts Avenue Northwest \, Washington\, DC\, 20016\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=4400 Massachusetts Avenue N orthwest \, Washington\, DC\, 20016\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=Letts Hall - Formal Lounge - American University:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:589@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170308T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170308T193000 DTSTAMP:20170308T214827Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/job-club-2017-03-08/ SUMMARY:Job Club with This Free Life DESCRIPTION:Center Careers Job Club meets weekly at the DC Center on Wednes days starting at 6:00 PM.   We are located at 2000 14th St NW Suite 105.   Please sign up below.   We will be joined by a representative of the T his Free Life Campaign.  This Free life is currently hiring Brand Ambassa dors.\n\nThe Job Club is a weekly job support program to help job entrants and seekers\, including the long-term unemployed\, improve self-confidenc e\, motivation\, resilience and productivity for effective job searches an d networking -- allowing participants to move away from being merely "appl icants" toward being "candidates." The focus is on developing strength-led strategies\, techniques and goal plans\, matching values and strengths an d improving self-awareness as approaches to finding meaningful and satisfy ing employment.\n\nFor more information about Center Careers\, e-mail cent ercareers@thedccenter.org or visit us online at  www.thedccenter.org/care ers. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/thisfreelife-e1486600518786.png CATEGORIES:Center Careers,Peer Support Groups,Youth LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2676@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170308T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170308T190000 DTSTAMP:20171121T192417Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/job-club-2017-03-08/ SUMMARY:Job Club DESCRIPTION:Center Careers Job Club meets weekly at the DC Center on Wednes days starting at 6:00 PM.   We are located at 2000 14th St NW Suite 105.   Please sign up below.\n\nThe Job Club is a weekly job support program t o help job entrants and seekers\, including the long-term unemployed\, imp rove self-confidence\, motivation\, resilience and productivity for effect ive job searches and networking -- allowing participants to move away from being merely "applicants" toward being "candidates." The focus is on deve loping strength-led strategies\, techniques and goal plans\, matching valu es and strengths and improving self-awareness as approaches to finding mea ningful and satisfying employment.\n\nFor more information about Center Ca reers\, e-mail centercareers@thedccenter.org or visit us online at  www.t hedccenter.org/careers. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/club-e1485240801436.jpg CATEGORIES:Center Careers,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1610@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170309T110000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170309T150000 DTSTAMP:20170304T062425Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/dcvirginias-17th-annual-diversity-emplo yment-day/ SUMMARY:DC/Virginia's 17th Annual Diversity Employment Day DESCRIPTION:DC/Virginia 's 17th Annual Diversity Employment Day Career Fair .\n\n \;\n\nThe career fair is Friday \, March  9th\, 2017 at the Emb assy Suites by Hilton Crystal City National Airport (1300 Jefferson Davis Hwy\, Arlington\, VA 22202) from 11 AM – 3 PM.\n\n \;\n\nOver 50+ DC /Vrginia's major employers like: US Postal Services\, Republic National Di st. Co\, Prince William County Police Dept\, WTEM Radio/WSPZ Radio/Red Zeb ra\, IHeart Media Radio\, Fairmont Washington\, Marine Corps Recruiting St ation Frederick\, Arlington County Goverment\,Cumulus Media\, US Departmen t Housing &\; Urban Devolpment\, Averett University\, DHS/USSS and MANY more with hundreds of jobs and career positions from entry to professiona l level\, will be hiring.\n\n \;\n\nAdmission for candidates is FREE a nd Open to the PUBLIC!   Bring plenty of resumes and business attire is required.\n\n \; ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 03/Job-Fair-e1488608628705.jpg CATEGORIES:Center Careers LOCATION:Embassy Suites by Hilton Crystal City National Airport\, 1300 Jeff erson Davis Hwy\, Arlington\, Virginia\, 22202\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=1300 Jefferson Davis Hwy\, Arlington\, Virginia\, 22202\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-TITLE=Em bassy Suites by Hilton Crystal City National Airport:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1310@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170309T170000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170309T190000 DTSTAMP:20170203T013003Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/lgbtq-women-take-charge-of-your-aging-2 017-03-09/ SUMMARY:LGBTQ Women\, Take Charge of Your Aging DESCRIPTION:This spring\, Iona’s Take Charge/Age Well Academy is offering a new series for women who identify as lesbian/gay/bisexual/trans/queer o lder adults.\n\nThe program will provide successful aging guidance and ins piration in a positive and supportive setting. Join us to learn about adeq uate available housing\, identify long-term care options\, and explore the legal\, financial\, health\, and life changes associated with aging. And come build community at the same time!\n\nLGBTQ WOMEN: TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR AGING CLASS SCHEDULE\n\nThursday\, March 9\, 2017 from 5-7 PM\nThursday\, March 16\, 2017 from 5-7 PM\nThursday\, March 23\, 2017 from 5-7 PM\nThur sday\, March 30\, 2017 from 5-7 PM\n\nSave $15 by registering now! Pay jus t $60 when you pre-register and pay online. At-the-door fee is $75. Schola rships are available. If you have any questions\, contact Elizabeth Frick by email or call (202) 895-9420.\n\nFor more information and to register\, CLICK HERE. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 02/senior-women-e1486067118250.jpg CATEGORIES:Health,Older Adults,Women LOCATION:Iona Senior Services\, 4125 Albemarle St \, Washington Dc\, DC\, 2 0016\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=4125 Albemarle St \, Washin gton Dc\, DC\, 20016\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-TITLE=Iona Senio r Services:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1696@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170309T193000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170309T210000 DTSTAMP:20170307T222605Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/free-movie-screening-i-am-not-your-negr o/ SUMMARY:Free Movie Screening: I Am Not Your Negro DESCRIPTION: Free Movie Screening: I Am Not Your Negro\n\nThursday\, March 9\, 2017 from 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM\n\n\nJoin your favorite DC Mobilization T eam for a special screening of the new hit documentary 'I Am Not Your Neg ro'!  The movie is to start promptly at 7:45 pm\; please plan to arrive 1 5 minutes early to allow for seating. If you happen to arrive after 7:45 pm\, your name will be left at will call. To gain entrance into the theate r\, say that you are with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF for short). \n\nAbout the film:\nIn his new film\, director Raoul Peck envisions the b ook James Baldwin never finished - a radical narration about race in Ameri ca\, using the writer's original words. He draws upon James Baldwin's note s on the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers\, Malcolm X\, and Martin Luther King\, Jr.\n\n\n Watch the trailer here ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 03/i-am-not-your.jpg CATEGORIES:Black,Men,People of Color LOCATION:Landmark Theatres E Street Cinema\, 555 11th Street Northwest\, Wa shington\, DC\, 20004\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=555 11th Street Northwest\, Washington\, DC\, 20004\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-TITLE=Landma rk Theatres E Street Cinema:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1961@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170310T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170310T213000 DTSTAMP:20170823T211319Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/women-in-their-twenties-witt-2017-03-10 / SUMMARY:Women in their Twenties and Thirties DESCRIPTION:Women in their Twenties and Thirties is a social discussion gro up for queer women in the Washington\, D.C. area. We meet on the 2nd and 4 th Fridays of each month at the DC Center followed by dinner nearby. All a re welcome to join us. WiTT is a great way to make new friends and meet ot her queer women in a fun and friendly setting.\n\nBeyond our regular meeti ngs\, WiTT is also involved in the LGBTQ community of Washington\, D.C. in varying ways. We create a variety of opportunities to meet and mingle wit h other queer women in the area. Some of our events include happy hours\, picnics (WiTTnics)\, and going out to queer dance parties.\n\nOur events p rovide a wide range of occasions for making new friends\, having new exper iences\, and just getting out around the city with other great queer women . In the past\, we have planned group trips and visits to various museums\ , and we always welcome people to plan new events. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/temp-7-e1485307829598.jpg CATEGORIES:Peer Support Groups,Women LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:3038@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170310T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170310T210000 DTSTAMP:20180210T004604Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/women-in-their-twenties-and-thirties-wi tt-2017-03-10/ SUMMARY:Women in their Twenties and Thirties (WiTT) DESCRIPTION:Women in their Twenties and Thirties is a social discussion gro up for queer women in the Washington\, D.C. area. We meet on the 2nd and 4 th Fridays of each month at the DC Center followed by dinner nearby. All a re welcome to join us. WiTT is a great way to make new friends and meet ot her queer women in a fun and friendly setting.\n\nBeyond our regular meeti ngs\, WiTT is also involved in the LGBTQ community of Washington\, D.C. in varying ways. We create a variety of opportunities to meet and mingle wit h other queer women in the area. Some of our events include happy hours\, picnics (WiTTnics)\, and going out to queer dance parties.\n\nOur events p rovide a wide range of occasions for making new friends\, having new exper iences\, and just getting out around the city with other great queer women . In the past\, we have planned group trips and visits to various museums\ , and we always welcome people to plan new events.\n\nFor meeting updates join our closed Facebook group. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/witt-e1578688070112.jpg CATEGORIES:Peer Support Groups,Women LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:3014@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170311T130000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170311T143000 DTSTAMP:20180203T163011Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/lgbtqia-people-with-disabilities-meetin g-2017-03-11/ SUMMARY:Universal Pride Meeting DESCRIPTION:This group seeks to support\, educate\, empower\, and create ch ange for People with Disabiliities (PWD). Discussion would include but not limited to:\n\n* Common intersections between LGBTQIA/disability.\n* Dati ng/ relationship perspectives\n* Creating access/ breaking down barriers i n public spaces for LGBTQ PWD's .\n\nThe group facilitator will be Actor/ Disability Advocate Andy Arias - queries can be sent to andyarias09@gmail. com.\n\nMeetings are every second Saturday of each month starting at 1:00P M-2:30PM. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/disabilities-e1485750223862.jpg CATEGORIES:Deaf,Disability,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:2457@thedccenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20170313T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20170313T120000 DTSTAMP:20180417T002234Z URL:https://thedccenter.org/events/center-aging-coffee-drop-in-2017-03-13/ SUMMARY:Center Aging Coffee Drop-In DESCRIPTION:LGBT Older Adults (and friends!) are invited to join us for cof fee every Monday at the DC Center in the Lounge.    Stop by for friendly conversation and enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee with old and new fri ends.    For more information visit the Center Aging page or visit us on facebook or twitter.\n\n \; ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://thedccenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/ 01/20180416_120042-e1523924531193-scaled.jpg CATEGORIES:Older Adults,Peer Support Groups LOCATION:The DC Center\, 2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\ , 20009\, DC\, United States X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=2000 14th Street NW\, Suite 105\, Washington\, DC\, 20009\, DC\, United States;X-APPLE-RADIUS=100;X-T ITLE=The DC Center:geo:0,0 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York X-LIC-LOCATION:America/New_York BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:20161106T010000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 TZNAME:EST END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:20170312T030000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 TZNAME:EDT END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE END:VCALENDAR