“We didn’t ask for a mediator, we asked to speak to Doug.”
The boycott continues against Nellie’s, despite the arrival of local activist Ruby Corado. Corado accepted a contract position to assist Nellie’s with diversity and inclusion training, but groups like Harriet’s Wildest Dreams and Collective Action for Safe Spaces have unmet demands. Corado, a veteran consultant, has already begun work and details the arduous task ahead here.
Even if you're vaccinated, wear a mask on transit, at schools and playgrounds, in medical settings and DC government buildings, and in any business that requires them. (Plus, we'll add: Wherever else it makes you feel more comfortable).
What does love look like behind prison doors? Author, Elizabeth Greenwood explores 5 relationships and goes behind the scenes to unveil the emotional ups and downs of dating and falling in love across America’s prisons. (6pm)
Stompin’ the Blues: Rare Essence
Celebrate Go-Go culture and dance the night away at Color Burst Park, featuring performances by local Swing, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Salsa artists. (6pm)
This P&P Live conversation discusses the truth behind food politics and the government’s push back against healthier eating habits since World War II. (7pm)
How does our “bias blind spot” fuel our artistic minds? POP UP! DESIGN SPRINT LAB will guide participants to unlearn their unconscious bias, welcoming an open and fresh way of thinking about creative ideation. (5:45pm)
Making tinctures A.K.A. herbal extracts
Join Common Good City Farm to learn how to make your very own tinctures with healing properties. Botanist Holly Poole-Kavana will walk you through the process of harvesting and processing herbs for medicinal use. (6pm)
Market SW returns with their Friday night market’s on the waterfront complete with a beer garden, food trucks, local artisan goods, and live music! #supportlocal (4pm)
Spring cleaning @Capital One Arena
If you’re a DC sports fan, you won’t want to miss this. Capital One Arena is clearing out their warehouse and stock with signed merch from the Washington Capitals, Wizards, Mystics, Capital City Go-Go and Wizards District Gaming. (all day)
Have you ever written a cathartic letter to a crush or an ex? Whether your message was delivered or stashed away in your notes app on your phone, podcast host Joanna wants to hear your story to help you find comfort and closure. (submit)
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