Huge Weekend Upon Us -- Join the Team!

It's festival season in the District, and that means people will be out in droves to enjoy community, food, music, great weather and each other. Because D.C. for the People is driven by people for people, we go where people are and continue to build support for this unique, progressive agenda. But we need your help to really be effective. Can you join us?

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Why I'm Joining the People's Climate March

We all know that our planet is in trouble. Just this week, the World Meteorological Organization reported that “the concentration and rate of carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are spiking.” This isn’t just because of CO2 emissions, but also because our ecosystem can’t absorb all this excess CO2.

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We're getting closer and moving faster than ever!

We had a very busy week and weekend, and D.C. for the People is happy to say that we are keeping up as the campaign season gains momentum.

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Another Exciting Weekend for the People!

This past weekend, D.C. for the People was as active as ever! We were out all across the District spreading the word about our efforts to build a truly equitable District of Columbia where everyone has the ability to live and thrive.

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Eugene Leads Rally: Justice for Michael Brown!

On Aug. 23, Eugene and D.C. for the People were proud to participate in the march to Chinatown for Michael Brown, part of an ongoing movement to obtain justice in Michael Brown's and dig up the roots of injustice in policing and imprisonment. Originally initiated by the ANSWER Coalition and the National Black United Front, the demonstration brought more than 500 people to Chinatown to demand the arrest of Officer Darren Wilson, the demilitarization of the police and civilian police review boards with the right to fire. 
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Want to Learn More about Eugene and D.C. for the People?

We're making news! Or maybe it's better to say that we've been making news since the campaign started.

If you really want to learn what D.C. for the People is all about, you should check out these photos, videos, official statements and press releases and news stories from, about and including Eugene and D.C. for the People.

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Weekend of outreach: opposing police brutality, gentrification

In the lead up to the weekend, on Thursday night, Eugene and D.C. for the People volunteers joined and helped to lead a rally and march to demand justice for Mike Brown that assembled in Malcolm X Park and marched through busy D.C. streets into Chinatown.

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“Hands up! Don’t Shoot!” Standing with the People of Ferguson against Police Brutality

Last night, thousands of people across the country demonstrated in solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Missouri, as they continue to stand up against police brutality. For the past week, Ferguson has been in near-constant protest after the brutal, racist murder of Michael Brown by Ferguson police.

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Exciting Week for D.C. for the People!

Last week, Eugene and the #DC4thePeople team hit the streets doing various forms from outreach.  From attending rallies and protests supporting DC workers to postering in various wards to tabling, the D.C. for the People campaign has been working tirelessly to increase the campaign's visibility.

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Home Health Care Workers Fight Back!

On Wednesday, August 6, Home health care workers gathered in front of the Wilson Building to protest unpaid wages and a proposal that would exclude D.C.'s home care workers from D.C.'s living wage. 

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