Community’s Choice for the Week of March 26th 2017

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The American Association for Cancer Research is hosting a free community event to discuss the latest advances in treatment and prevention Saturday, April 1st from 8:30am to 12:15pm at the Grand Hyatt Washington in NW, DC.  Howard University President Dr. Wayne Frederick is among the guest speakers.  Join the conversation on Facebook Live @AACRFoundation.  For details, call 844-432-AACR.-

AKA 60th Annual Cotillion

The Arlington/Alexandria Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority invites you to its 60th Annual Cotillion April 1st at the Hyatt Regency in Crystal City.  For more information, call 240-429-6689.

Teen Auditions

Calling all youth ages 13 to 19. Auditions for Hal Jackson’s How to be an Impeccable Teen Program is April 1st at the Howard University Blackburn Center. For details, call 202-262-2624.

Delta Forum

Help Eliminate discrimination against women. Come out to a forum April 1st at the Severna Park Community Center. It’s hosted by the Annapolis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority r.


If you or a family member has a gambling problem, the Maryland Alliance for Responsible Gambling wants you to know there’s a free confidential help line. Call 1-800-gambler or visit

Domestic Violence Forum

Take a stand against domestic violence. Come out April 1st to Bowie State University for the Your Voice Is Your Power Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence Conference.

Support Youth With Special Needs

 Get your party on. Walk One Day In Our Shoes invites you to its 70’s Disco Party to support students with special needs April 1st in Silver Spring.

AKA Mental Health Event

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is joining forces with the National Alliance on Mental Illness to host a Mental Health Awareness event April 8th at the Kingsbury Center in NW.

Hispanic Business Expo

Join the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for its 8th Annual Business Expo April 18th at the Washington Convention Center.

Crime Victim’s Week

Recognize National Crime Victim’s Week. Attend a free event April 8th hosted by the Family Crisis Center of Prince George’s County in Brentwood.

Delta Youth Step Competition

The Federal City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is hosting its 15th Annual STOMP D.A.T Youth Step Team Competition Saturday, April 8th from 4pm to 7pm the Cramton Auditorium at Howard University.

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