Wednesday, January 29, 2014 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Meridian Pint (3400 11th Street, NW)

Join us for the First Equality Happy Hour of 2014! We're aiming to engage greateer support in the fight for equal rights and full citizenship. So bring a friend. The evening will feature a good cause, good networking, and good beer provided by DC Brau. We'll see you there!

Make sure to stick around after the event for DC Democracy trivia put on by Trivia Kings downstars.

100% of the proceeds from purchases of DC Brau will go to supporting our fight for DC Equality!

Monday, January 20, 2014 -
10:30am to 1:00pm
Location: 2500 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20020

Join supporters of DC Equality as we honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. will meet for a program at the United Black Fund, Inc. before marching down Martin Luther King Jr Avenue to the Covenant Baptist Church. We will meet at 9:30 AM, and the program will begin at 10:00 AM.

If you would like to march with us, please RSVP to Rafael Ramos-Meyer by email atrramosmeyer@dcvote.org or call 202.462.6000 x114 today.

Saturday, January 18, 2014 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Eastern Market (225 7th Street SE)

In the last election, thousands of DC residents didn't vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn't know how to register. In 2014, we want to make sure no one is left out. If we desire full democracy and equal rights for the District of Columbia, then democracy starts with registration to vote for every eligible DC resident.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Arent Fox, 1717 K Street, NW

Join us for the first Mayoral candidates forum for the 2014 election.

Hear questions from a stellar panel of local journalists, and have a chance to ask your own to candidates Muriel Bowser*, Jack Evans, Reta Jo Lewis, and Tommy Wells.

The panel is made up of moderator Bruce DePuyt (ABC 7/WJLA-TV, News Channel 8) and panelists Tom Sherwood (NBC 4 Washington, Current Newspapers), Nikita Stewart (Washington Post), and Mike DeBonis (Washington Post.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 7:30pm
Location: The Mayflower Hotel 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

DC Vote recognizes Champions of Democracy for their dedication to fulfilling the promise of democracy in the District of Columbia. These honorees represent the very best of American excellence and cherish the United States as a beacon of freedom and democracy for the world around us.

Thank you to Gala co-chairs, Trish Vradenburg and Vinoda Basnayake.

2013 Champions of Democracy was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who helped to make the evening one to remember.

Saturday, October 5, 2013 -
11:00am to 7:00pm

Join DC Vote as we celebrate the 7th annualColumbia Heights Day on Saturday, October 5th from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM.

DC Vote is looking for volunteers to help educate visitors about DC Vote and our work to gain equality for DC residents.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

Champions of Democracy exercise their liberties to speak out about the injustice of living under a system where the governed have no vote in the national legislature. Through their actions and words, they defend our freedoms and promote our ideals. Champions of Democracy understand that being disenfranchised affects all aspects of civic and community life.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 1:00pm
Location: The Mayflower Hotel 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Champions of Democracy exercise their liberties to speak out about the injustice of living under a system where the governed have no vote in the national legislature. Through their actions and words, they defend our freedoms and promote our ideals. Champions of Democracy understand that being disenfranchised affects all aspects of civic and community life.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

DC Vote's 2011 Champions of Democracy awards dinner was a huge success! Click here for Washington Post coverage of the event.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

"What a fantastic event!!! The DC Vote dinner was the center of the DC political universe last night."
-- a first time attendee to our 2010 Champions of Democracy dinner.

We all heard from veterans of our annual dinner that "this was the best program ever," that they were "inspired," and "ready to fight."

Something special happened Tuesday night at the Mayflower Hotel.

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