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Fast for Justice Schedule January 2017

Daily Schedule (Draft, Our schedule will change throughout the week.)

All activities are happening at First Trinity Lutheran Church unless otherwise mentioned.

First Trinity Lutheran Church
501 4th St NW, (entrance on 4th Street)
Washington DC 20001 (4th and E Sts. NW)
(Judiciary Square Metro)

Tuesday, January 3rd:
3:00pm – 9:00pm: People are free to arrive anytime after 3:00pm
6:00pm: Opening Circle
8:00pm: Community Dinner (final meal together until Jan. 11th)

Wednesday, January 4th
7:30am – 8:30am: Morning Readings (optional)
9:00am – 11:00am: Morning Reflection/Overview of Guiding Questions
12:00pm – 2:00pm: Large Group Gathering (introductions, schedule, teams, 
2:30pm – 4:30pm: Team Meetings
7:00pm – 9:00pm: Evening Reflection

Thursday, January 5th
7:30am – 8:30am: Morning Readings (optional)
9:00am – 11:00am: Morning Reflection / Overview of the day 
12:00pm – 2:00pm Team Meeting
5:30pm – 6:30pm Collective Liberation Small Group Meeting
7:00pm – 9:00pm Evening Reflection

Friday, January 6th
7:30am – 8:30am: Morning Readings (optional)
8:00am – 8:30am Scarfing the Streets with Pastor Susanne (optional)
9:00am -11:00am: Morning Reflection /Overview of the day/Guiding Question #2
12:00pm -1:00pm: Vigil @ the White House with Dorothy Day Community
2:00pm – 4:00pm: Team Meetings
5:30pm – 6:30pm:Collective Liberation Small Group Meeting
7:00pm – 9:00pm:Evening Reflection

Saturday, January 7th
7:30am – 8:30am: Morning Readings (optional)
9:00am – 9:30am: Morning Reflection / Overview of the day
10:00am – 12:00pm: Large Group Gathering facilitated –
4:00pm -7:00pm: Community building with Coalition of Concerned Mothers

Sunday, January 8th
7:30am – 8:30am: Morning Readings (optional)
9:00am – 11:00am: Morning Reflection 
11:30am – 1:00pm   Team Meetings
2:00pm – 4:00pm    Set Up Ritual with the Tea Project 

Gallery 102
Smith Hall of Art, Department of Fine Arts and Art History
The George Washington University
801 22nd Street NW,  Washington, D.C. 20052

6:00pm – 8:00pm:  Gathering with War Resisters League about the Campaign to End Tear Gas in Prison

Monday, January 9th
6:15am: Leave for Pentagon
7:00am – 8:00am:: Vigil @ the Pentagon with Dorothy Day Community
10:30am – 12:30pm Team Meetings
1:30pm – ? Action with War Resisters League at DOJ
5:30pm – 6:30pm Collective Liberation Small Group Meeting
7:00pm – 9:00pm:     Evening Reflection

Tuesday, January 10th
7:30am – 8:30am Morning Readings (optional)
9:00am – 11:00am Morning Reflection/Overview of the Day/Guiding Question #4
12:00pm – 2:00pm Team Meetings
5:30pm – 6:30pm Collective Liberation Small Group Meeting
7:00pm – 9:00pm: Words from the Grassroots: Strengthening our Resistance to  State Violence 

Join the Center for Constitutional Rights, Witness Against Torture, and the Tea Project for a night of tea, art, poetry, music, and words by artists, activists, and leaders in the movements to end state violence from indefinite detention at Guantánamo, police murders, and institutionalized Islamophobia. Speakers will share stories of hope and lessons from the front lines of their work, while speaking to the ways we need to change our resistance to confront the incoming Trump administration.

Location: 801 22nd Street NW
    Gallery 102, Smith Hall of Art
    Washington, DC 20052


Doors open at 6:30 PM and the program will begin at 7:00 PM. The event is free and open to the public. Tea will be served throughout the evening.

Wednesday, January 11th
7:30am – 8:30am Morning Readings (optional)
9:30am -11:30am Breaking the Fast with Tea Project at GWU
11:30pm Close Guantanamo Now January 11th Coalition Event at the Supreme Court
7:00pm – 9:00pm Evening Reflection

Thursday, January 12
7:30am – 8:30am: Morning Readings (optional)
9:00am -11:00am: Assessment of the week/ Dates for Spring Retreat  
12:00pm       Lunch

Join us on social media

  • Witness Against Torture on Facebook
  • Witness Against Torture on Twitter
  • Witness Against Torture on Instagram
  • Witness Against Torture on YouTube
  • Witness Against Torture on Tumblr