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Join us to learn about Black-led cooperatives in DC
This weekend we're touring cooperative projects in DC
Hi Baldwin House community!
Join us this weekend, March 18th and 19th, for a free event: a Learning Journey to learn more about Black-led cooperative projects in DC.
Fill out this RSVP form if you’re interested!
Saturday, March 18th, 4-5pm: Tour Baldwin House member Boe’s urban farm
See how DC native “Uncle Boe” uses hydroponics, aquaponics, solar power, and upcycling discarded items to build food sovereignty. Baldwin House will be a future site of one of his gardens!
(Meet next door to 5314 Dix St NE, Washington, DC 20019)
Saturday, March 18th, 5:30-6:30pm: Tour One DC’s Black Workers & Wellness Center (tentative)
Learn how the center incubates Black-led cooperative projects, creates pathways to dignified work, and challenges exploitative employment practices.
(Meet at 2500 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020)
Sunday, March 19th, 11am: Teach-in with Amanda Huron
Learn about DC cooperative history from Amanda Huron, UDC professor and author of the book Carving out the Commons: Tenant Organizing and Housing Cooperatives in Washington, DC.
(Meet on the northeast side of Malcolm X Park, near the bathrooms at 15th and Euclid St NW. We’ll have picnic blankets - feel free to bring your own and join us for a picnic after!)
For everyone’s safety, please take a COVID test beforehand - ideally a PCR test, otherwise a rapid test. We will have extra rapid tests available. As always, please take care of yourself and stay home if you’re feeling sick. Please bring a mask to wear inside the Black Workers & Wellness Center.
Hope to see you this weekend!
The Baldwin House team
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