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Upcoming Events

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  • WM 2019 Pre-March Breakfast

    breakfast fb coverWomen’s March 2019: Pre-March Breakfast

    Saturday, January 19, 2019 (Morning)

    TIME: 8:00-10:00am

    EVENT TYPE: Breakfast

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    Saturday morning, we will gather at the WNDC for a collegial breakfast between 8:00-10:00am. We will leave the club for the March gathering location at Freedom Plaza (1455 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004). The March kickoff is at corner of Pennsylvania Ave NW & 13th St. The rally will begin at 1 pm at Freedom Plaza.

    PRICE: $20 Members and Non-members.


     

  • Trump on the Couch

    frank joined photoJustin A. Frank, M.D.  – “Trump on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President”

    Tuesday, January 22, 2019 (Lunch)

    TIME: 11:30am – Bar opens; 12:15pm – Lunch served; 1-2pm – Presentation and Q&A

    TYPE: Speaker Luncheon

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    Justin Frank, M.D. is a former clinical professor of psychiatry at the George Washington University Medical Center and here he applies his skills to understanding the motivations and limitations of President Trump. Frank draws an insightful portrait of the man’s childhood, especially his relationships with parents and siblings. He also examines Trump’s successes and failures in business as both a builder and a destroyer. What is behind the President’s need to lie and his compulsion to polarize? Trump on the Couch is both enlightening and disturbing, and illuminates the factors in Trump’s psyche that affect us all. Frank is the bestselling author of Bush on the Couch as well as Obama on the Couch, and is a frequent contributor to HuffingtonPostTime, DailyBeast.com and Salon.com.

    PRICE: $25 Members; $30 Non-members (Includes lunch); $15 Young Dems. $10 Lecture only


     

  • State of the Union Watch Event 2019

     Congress ImageState of the Union Watch Event

    Tuesday, January 29, 2019 (Evening)

    SAVE THE DATE and plan to join us at the historic Whittemore House to watch the State of the Union address and the Democratic response. Planning for The State of the Union address is still in flux because of the ongoing Government shutdown. We will provide details about the evening as we get greater clarity on our website and Facebook page, and in eblasts.


     

     

  • Development without Displacement

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    NEW PROGRAM IN ANACOSTIA CONNECTIONS SERIES

    Development without Displacement: An Anacostia Community-led Movement for Equitable Development

    Thursday, January 24, 2019 (Lunch) 

    TIME: 12:30-2:00pm

    TYPE: Brownbag Luncheon

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    PRESENTERS

    • Kymone Freeman: Co-Founder Of We Act Radio
    • Ed Lazere: E.D. of the Influential DC Fiscal Policy Institute

    Anacostia is the latest DC neighborhood to be targeted for development, and the community is organizing to prevent being displaced by the gentrification that has driven out small local business and those with low incomes in so many other neighborhoods.

    Join a discussion with Kymone Freeman, co-founder of award-winning We Act Radio, Ed Lazere, the ED of the DC Fiscal Policy Institute and other special guests, about the proposed tenant retention plan’s 10-point platform to be presented to the DC City Council.

    Location: WE ACT Radio, 1918 MLK Ave SE

    Transportation: Those wishing to share transportation are invited to meet at the Woman’s National Democratic Club, no later than 11:30 AM. Those offering to drive as well as those needing rides should notify Pat Fitzgerald (202-232-7363 x3003) by Jan 23. 

    LUNCH: Attendees provide their own.

    PRICE: This event is free, but registration is required.

     


     

  • Rachel Vogelstein

    Rachel Vogelstein#MeToo Goes Global – Rachel Vogelstein

    Tuesday, January 29, 2019 (Lunch)

    TIME: 11:30am – Bar opens; 12:15pm – Lunch served; 1-2pm – Presentation and Q&A

    TYPE: Speaker Luncheon

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    Since the #MeToo movement went viral in the United States, it has gone global in nearly 100 countries using the hashtag to demand change. At the Council on Foreign Relations, research suggests that technology has accelerated the global women’s movement to powerful and disruptive effects. While suffrage marches took months or even years of planning in the early twentieth century, the women’s movement today employs social media tools to mobilize millions in a matter of weeks or even days. The current rise of women’s activism has possibly sparked the most widespread cultural reckoning on the rights of women in history—and has the power to fundamentally change the way we work, govern, and negotiate. This presentation will outline how the movement has taken hold in countries all over the globe and what outcomes it has achieved.

    Rachel Vogelstein is the Douglas Dillon Senior Fellow and Director of the Women and Foreign Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations, writing frequently in the Washington Post, Foreign Affairs, and other leading publications on some of the most important issues facing women globally. During the Obama Administration, she was a member of the White House Council on Women and Girls and was a top official in the Office of Global Women’s Issues at the Department of State.

    PRICE: $25 Members; $30 Non-members (Includes lunch); $15 Young Dems. $10 Lecture only


     

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