Seventh Candle: Make Go-Go Forever

For Chanukah’s seventh candle, DC’s Cross River (Black-Jewish) Dialogue encourages dedicating resources — including attention, time, and funds — to Make Go-Go Forever.


Dedicate Time/Attention:

Learn about Go-Go and its relationship to DC (start at Museum and Cafe site)

Explore topics of displacement and gentrification with Kymone Freeman on MixCloud and We Act Radio’s program “Gentrification or Displacement,” hosted by Joseph Young.

Check out background for the “Go-Go City” documentary — and see it:

DC Go-Go Film and Concert: Online, Dec 17, 7 p.m.

Screening of the new documentary, “Go-Go City: Displacement and Protest in Washington DC” plus Performance by the legendary Back Yark Band. Register here.

Dedicate Funds:

Shop at the new Go-Go Museum and Cafe and/or donate


Full list of Cross River 2020 Chanukah Dedications

Third Candle: Gun Violence Prevention

For Chanukah’s third candle, DC’s Cross River (Black-Jewish) Dialogue encourages dedicating resources — including attention, time, and funds — to the Gun Violence Prevention in the District and beyond. See links below and read more on this dedication and the previous days’ here —

Virtual Bullet Melting event

for Memorial Forest and Peace Garden
Sunday, December 13, 4 p.m. (Facebook Event)

Streams live on Instagram. No need for an account. Just visit Mercedes’ IG at 4 p.m.

Cross River Dialoguers’ GVP-Related Work

Podcast on gun violence prevention in Ward 8

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense DC Chapter

Charnice Milton Community Bookstore and literacy-violence connection

Check-IT Enterprises

Bundy Memorial Garden (threatened by developer)

Image text: “Third Candle: Next Level Vision, Gun Violence Prevention”