One Love = True Change

Southeast DC
Washington DC  20020

Phone: (202) 503-9432

One Love = True Change

"In a Village, we danced, we sung, we drummed, we supported, we learned, we discussed, we planned, we grew. Together. That's what One Love is. The return to We."

One Love=True Change is a grassroots movement of families, educators, artists, vendors & activists to spread love, unify, educate & inspire the community to live in solidarity with one another. To bring back the Spirit of the Village and what is indigenous to us all: love. Motto: "As our Sense of Community Expands, our Sense of Self Expands." Events are held bi-monthly throughout the DMV, and are a result of a collaboration of different participating organizations and community members.

Background: What started as a gathering of like minds at Mama's house launches into a larger movement to reclaim our Community. 2012, The One Love = True Change Movement was ignited in Washington DC, Los Angeles, & Oakland to unite the Village in common Understanding, Vision, and Action- by bringing Awareness to our History, Surroundings, and our Interconnected Responsibility to One other, our local Organic Talent & Ingenuity.

Regular Event: Events are held bi-monthly in locations throughout the DMV. Each month we pay homage to the elders and ancestors, take a moment for the healing arts, and deeply explore a different issue that divides us as a community through short film/forum. Meanwhile, the diverse flea market works to strengthen and support our local economy, and then we close with our celebrated concert portion that serves to rebuild the lost tradition of our once positive musical culture. One Love is truly a movement to rebirth our light as a community and to reclaim it from the mass corporate takeover of our minds, bodies, hearts, and souls.

Weekly Planning Meetings: To coordinate activists and artists in building a successful, regular, positive & conscious event for youth and families. Currently One Love holds weekly meetings with participating organizations and interested community members. Together we strive to serve our community through the generations through the medium of education and the arts in order to unite us once again in common purpose.

One Heart: One Love seeks to collaborate with anyone and everyone - from individual activist to organized groups - who is trying to ignite the Light within our community once again. Message us. Collaboration is the Key to the True Change. We will be divided no more. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1186123931417776/

Our Partners: New Abolitionists Association, Ubiquity Inc. of Howard University, Soul 57, The Black Studies class of Deanwood Recreation Center (Thursdays 6:30-8 pm), Ra Brown's "Will Work for Food" @Sweet & Naturals in Mt. Rainier (Wednesdays 8:30-10 pm), Hermione Rhones' Yoga Instruction, Lyricists' Anonymous, & the list will continue to grow. One Love is literally True Change.

The Movement to Bring Back the Village. Education. Shopping. Healing. Family.

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Past Events

One Love Co-Op Presents: Buy Black Friday!

One Love Co-Op Presents: Buy Black Friday!
12:00 pm - 11/25/2016

At One Love = True Change

Join the One Love Co-Op as we celebrate and unify the funkiest, baddest, and holistic'est;) Black enterprises in the DMV on Buy Black Friday Everlasting Life Vegan...

One Love Co-Op Presents: The "Sovereign" Music & Healing Festival

One Love Co-Op Presents: The "Sovereign" Music & Healing Festival
12:00 pm - 07/02/2016

At One Love = True Change

The One Love Co-Op Presents: a day of fun, sun, healing, grubbing, and anti-dope local music (dope kills, they give life:). Featuring the healing powers of your...

One Love CoOp Presents: Adorn!

One Love CoOp Presents: Adorn!
12:00 pm - 05/30/2016

At One Love = True Change

Come celebrate Black+Brown Creativity and Unity by shopping this Memorial Day weekend at your village Pop-up Shop: the One Love Co-Op. Get your massages, reike,...

One Love Co-Op Presents "Bloom!"

One Love Co-Op Presents "Bloom!"
12:00 pm - 04/16/2016

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One Love Co-Op is a growing community of local vendors, artists/artisans, farmers, healers, families, students, and educators of color united to reclaim our community...

One Love CoOp Presents "Our Black Love"

One Love CoOp Presents "Our Black Love"
12:00 pm - 02/13/2016

At One Love = True Change

Your favorite crew of Artists, Families, Healers, Educators, and Vendors come together to give you the very funkiest and affordable alternative to Big Business for...

One Love Pop-Up Mall, School & Wholistic Clinic!

One Love Pop-Up Mall, School & Wholistic Clinic!
10:00 am - 12/19/2015

At One Love = True Change

Come join, shop, and party with the One Love Co-Op, a developing co-op of conscious, fun(ky), and loving artists, vendors, educators, and families of color all around...

One Love Co-Op presents SANKOFAWEEN! Sale Bonanza!

One Love Co-Op presents SANKOFAWEEN! Sale Bonanza!
12:00 pm - 10/11/2015

At One Love = True Change

The One Love Co-Op introduces our very first "Sankofaween Sale!" Event on Sunday October 11th from 12 - 8 pm in Eastern Market, a Co-Op Sale Event of epic and ancestral...

One Love Co-Op LABOR DAY Sale Bonanza!

One Love Co-Op LABOR DAY Sale Bonanza!
12:00 pm - 09/07/2015

At One Love = True Change

Come scope out and celebrate dope local businesses and artists of color in our new, pop-up Co-Operative Boutique and Bistro. Try Delicious Vegan Jamaican food!...

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