Thursday, October 24, 2019

Advocating for Children: Representing At-Risk Children as Guardians Ad Litem

DC Volunteer Lawyers Project

This training will prepare attorneys to serve as court-appointed guardians ad litem for children in high-conflict custody cases involving serious risk factors, such as parental drug abuse or domestic violence in the home. Topics include: the role of a guardian ad litem; custody law and practice; domestic violence and child abuse/neglect; best practices for investigation, including interviewing children and parents; ethical issues in representing child clients; and identifying social services. 

Event Information


Thursday, October 24, 2019 9:30 AM Thursday, October 24, 2019 2:00 PM America/New_York Advocating for Children: Representing At-Risk Children as Guardians Ad Litem https://www.dcvlp.org/event/cap101719/ This training will prepare attorneys to serve as court-appointed guardians ad litem for children in high-conflict custody cases involving serious risk factors, such as parental drug abuse or domestic violence in the home. Topics include: the role of a guardian ad litem; custody law and practice; domestic violence and child abuse/neglect; best practices for investigation, including interviewing children and parents; ethical issues in representing child clients; and identifying social services.  Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5162 DLA Piper LLP 500 8th St NW Washington DC 20004 Jennifer Watkins jwatkins@dcvlp.org



Saturday, October 26, 2019

Military Family Gala  

ThanksUSA

We see families as the backbone of military strength and a true representation of sacrifice. On October 26, with your help, we will show our appreciation for the families of our troops and celebrate their allegiance, spirit of service, and heroism at home.

Event Information


  • When: Saturday, October 26, 2019 (6:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
  • Where: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745   map
  • Fee: Sponsorship information available at ThanksUSA.org/Gala
  • Volunteer Info: Greet and direct guests, registration, raffle and auction assistance
  • Contact: Jon Rosa, (202) 643-6175
  • For more information: click here
Saturday, October 26, 2019 6:00 PM Saturday, October 26, 2019 10:00 PM America/New_York Military Family Gala http://www.ThanksUSA.org/Gala We see families as the backbone of military strength and a true representation of sacrifice. On October 26, with your help, we will show our appreciation for the families of our troops and celebrate their allegiance, spirit of service, and heroism at home. Volunteers? Greet and direct guests, registration, raffle and auction assistance From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5156 Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center 201 Waterfront Street National Harbor MD 20745 Kelly Sohou KELLYSOHOU@ThanksUSA.org



Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Lunch & Learn: Batterers Intervention Programs

DC Volunteer Lawyers Project

Princess McDuffie, Probation Officer Supervisor at Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA), will talk about Batterers Intervention Programs, including the curriculum offered by CSOSA, trends in Batterers Intervention Programs, and best practices used by the treatment specialists at CSOSA.

Event Information


Tuesday, October 29, 2019 12:30 PM Tuesday, October 29, 2019 2:00 PM America/New_York Lunch & Learn: Batterers Intervention Programs https://www.dcvlp.org/event/ll102919/ Princess McDuffie, Probation Officer Supervisor at Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA), will talk about Batterers Intervention Programs, including the curriculum offered by CSOSA, trends in Batterers Intervention Programs, and best practices used by the treatment specialists at CSOSA. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5161 DCVLP Offices 5335 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 440 Washington DC 20015 Jennifer Watkins jwatkins@dcvlp.org



Friday, November 8, 2019

Magnifying the Word

Story Tapestries

This interactive show brings nationally renowned spoken word artists and poets to the stage as well as in the creative lab where personal stories are sprung with imagery and a truth magnified by the passion to be heard. Snap your fingers and be blown away by masters of the poetry slam, storytellers who push the envelope of love with hutzpah. Attend before the show the lab and experience the magic of the artist first hand.

Event Information


Friday, November 8, 2019 8:00 PM Friday, November 8, 2019 10:00 PM America/New_York Magnifying the Word https://www.blackrockcenter.org/event/magnifying-the-word-performance-3/ This interactive show brings nationally renowned spoken word artists and poets to the stage as well as in the creative lab where personal stories are sprung with imagery and a truth magnified by the passion to be heard. Snap your fingers and be blown away by masters of the poetry slam, storytellers who push the envelope of love with hutzpah. Attend before the show the lab and experience the magic of the artist first hand. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5167 BlackRock Center for the Arts 12901 Town Commons Drive Germantown MD 20874 Tyler French tyler@storytapestries.org