Diversity & Inclusion

‘Party with a Purpose’ and other civic-minded celebrations [Events Roundup]

You can also shop local and trade war stories with progressive activists.

You know you want it. (Photo by Flickr user di.wineanddine, used under a Creative Commons license)

This week is your kale chips offering of D.C. tech events: the chance to let loose and also feel good about it, too. You can shop local, learn to make waves if you’re a progressive and take action while getting your groove on.


mHealth Summit
There’s still time to make it to one of the largest gatherings of the industry. It will present an infinity of tips on using technology in healthcare.
Saturday, Dec. 6 to Thursday, Dec. 11
9:00 a.m. Saturday to 5 p.m. Thursday (Full calendar of events)
Gaylord National Resort, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, Md.
Register. $125 and up.
Learn the Twilio Web API in an Hour of Code
Women Who Code has just hit 1,000 members. Come celebrate with them and learn the very useful Twilio API as part of this week’s global Hour of Code learning extravaganza.
Tuesday, Dec. 9
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Living Social. 1445 New York Avenue NW, 1st Floor Conference Room, Washington, D.C.
RSVP. Free.
Party with a Purpose
Celebrate the unveiling of digital grassroots platform Phone2Action, version 3.0.
Wednesday, Dec. 10
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Toolbox DC. 1627 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.
RSVP. Free.
Lean Startup Working Group: Move Your Idea 1 Step Forward in an Evening
Join Startup Dynamo’s inaugural lean startup workshop and learn to fiddle with your ideas constructively.
Wednesday, Dec. 10
6:30-8:30 p.m.
MLK LibraryRoom A-3 (in the basement). 901 G Street NW. Washington, D.C.
RSVP. Free.
RootsCamp National 2014
At this unconference held by the New Organizing Institute, you’ll share ideas about how to best promote, engage and rally others around your progressive cause.
Saturday, Dec. 13 to Sunday, Dec. 14
8:00 a.m. on Saturday to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday
Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place Northwest, Washington, D.C.
RSVP. Price varies.
Yelp’s Totally Bazaar at Monroe Street Market
Get yer holiday shopping done locally at this market near Brookland metro.
Saturday, Dec. 13
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Edgewood Arts Center at Monroe Street Market, 3415 8th Street Northeast, Washington, D.C.
RSVP. Free.

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