Poetry at Work (Saturday, April 16, 9:00am-12:00pm; Beacon Hotel, 1615 Rhode Island Ave NW, WDC): DC workers are invited to participate in a writing workshop with award-winning writer Mark Nowak, who’s been running creative writing workshops around the world with workers centers and trade unions, helping workers put their stories to paper (read more in Poetry of the Streets, Written by Those Who Know Them Best). 6 spots left; click here to RSVP.
So You’re a Metro Council Delegate, What’s Next? (Monday, April 18, from 5-6:30p at the AFL-CIO, 815 16th St NW, WDC): Delegates to the Metro Washington Council AFL-CIO are invited to attend the Council’s first training session; delegates are the vital connection between their union and the Metro Washington Council’s grassroots coordination of political and community activism. 8 spots left;RSVP now