“Busboys and Poets invites the DC community to participate in a conversation about race and racial bias when they dine at any of our locations on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Diners will be given prompt cards with phrases or questions to promote an open dialogue about how each person at their table has experienced or witnessed racial bias, how we can check our own biases, and how these behaviors impact those around us.
This conversation coincides with Starbucks closing its locations on Tuesday afternoon for racial bias education training. While we applaud this effort, we encourage the larger community to join us for coffee, identify their own biases, and reflect on how they engage with others to ultimately create a more tolerant and aware environment.
As our founder Andy Shallal explained when describing our staff training, “We train with the idea that we are in a racial society, that race matters in America today, and because of that, we don’t pretend like it’s invisible. We don’t pretend like it’s not there. We deal with it head-on.” If you’re interested in confronting these issues head-on, we invite you to join us!”
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St. Mary Armenian Church will hold its 75th Annual Armenian Fall Food Festival October 6-7 from 11am – 8pm at St. Mary Armenian Apostolic Church (4135 Fessenden St. NW). Traditional Armenian Food will be available for both Carry-out and Dine-in including Lamb and Chicken Kabobs, Cheese Boreg, Baklava and a wide variety of other delicious dishes. Traditional Armenian music and dancing on Saturday night and unique artisan vendors throughout the festival. Outdoor dining space is available as well as free on street parking. Can’t join us to dine-in? Order via link for carry-out with the link above.
At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!
At all of our events, we provide free onsite child care for the children of the teen parents we serve, creating a nurturing environment for the kiddos while their parents learn valuable life skills and build community.
If you enjoy working with children and are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, please visit https://www.generationhope.org/volunteer to learn more.
DC 20’s & 30’s Singles Happy Hour
You all asked, and were delivering! Our sold out September Singles Happy Hour was such a success, were throwing another! This time we are hosting at an even better venue, with a larger