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Unveiling Fashion: Conversations About Fashion & Sustainability, September 29: The DC Sustainable Fashion Collective’s one-day conference will start an important and necessary “conversation about why fashion sustainability and ethical production is important and how fast fashion impacts our world.” Attendees will learn how to become more sustainable.

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One-day conference on adolescent access to confidential health services, September 20: DC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy continues its education and advocacy work with this half-day conference on ensuring that young people in DC, by law, are guaranteed access to comprehensive confidential health care services.

DC Public Affairs + Communications Jobs: Lists DC area jobs and internships in public affairs, communications, public relations, media, web development, lobbying and related fields.


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  • It's a Peer to Peer World Virtual Conference 9/18/2018 is one day full of five free webinars. According to the sponsors, "You'll learn how to uncover new sponsorship funding, connect participants with your cause, turbocharge your fundraising activation rate, recognize participants for their work, and choose the right peer-to-peer fundraising platform for your organization."
  • Read A Beginner's Guide: Communities of Practice by Tamarack if you've heard the phrase but are not sure what it means. Lots of fields and communities have a CoP. One example is A new home for the federal plain language community explains how and why it's a CoP. Another example is science education. The Association of Science-Technology Centers supports CoPs, writing "ASTC is committed to a Communities of Practice approach to growing the field of informal science education, with the goal of supporting sustained and impactful professional development that has field-wide impact."


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