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Beginning iApril 2020 for 3rd Sundays on April 19, May 17, June 21 and July 19, 2020 please, see the ONLINE networking listing due to Covid19. If you are a community builder with meetup.com/alliesdc/ if you have difficulty signing in to Zoom.com for any reason, feel free to call 202 496 1555 for member services to obtain the meeting ID for the 3rd Sunday networking event. Many thanks!

Vision: A Beautiful Community of allies and friends, locally and globally.

Mission: Bridging Divides, Creating Opportunities, Undoing Fear, Preventing Poverty, Building Community ....Please join us!

Welcome to MEETUP FOR CONVERSATIONS! Members of The Friendship Archway Network, Allies Building Community Inc. (A.B.C.), AlliesDC, Allies Legal, Women Entrepreneurs invite you to join us in person on the 3rd Sundays of each month from 12:30PM to 2:30PM (Self pay for lunch). After a round of self-introductions, one-on-one networking follow from 2:30PM to 4PM. If for any reason due to Covid19 in-person get-togethers are not permitted, see you at Zoom.com

MEETUP for CONVERSATIONS is a community initiative and educational program organized by community volunteers, social entrepreneurs, "changemakers", allies legal, women entrepreneurs and other groups. The format is designed for participants to meet many new prospects in person each month. If you are interested in building your network, expanding your inner circle or identifying participants with similar interests, this is the monthly event to help you do that. You will also strengthen your social skills, expand your capabilities, learn about new opportunities and develop mutually supportive relationships month by month. Ask about assisting or volunteering and be part of conference calls to keep informed. This is one effective step forward for the fulfillment of your aspirations for yourself and your community!

EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED at this spontaneous and creative community building event!

These monthly community get-together events provide opportunities to uplift Spirit, meet new contacts in person, develop community allies and to connect with others interested in fascinating positive topics. Express your interest to volunteer and join the Allies Team of community builders and develop new friendships and business associates. Please introduce yourself to the co-organizers and email us for invitations to attend followup small group meetings and project conference calls. Let's get to know each other better to explore possibilities and see when we are ready to collaborate harmoniously with appreciation, forgiveness and understanding. Learn new skills, develop new professional references and build your resume and Linkedin.com contacts.

This community initiative is organized by the volunteer Allies Team and co-sponsored by the Friendship Archway Network, Allies Building Community Inc. (A.B.C.), Allies Networks, Allies DC, Allies Legal, Award Networks, Award International Inc. and other co-sponsors.


The Friendship Archway Network is a communications network of social entrepreneurs, "changemakers", professionals, community builders, attorneys, freelancers, investors, students, community leaders, community investors, Asian Americans, Chinese Americans and people of diverse backgrounds interested in bridging divides, creating opportunities, building community, undoing fear, preventing poverty and facilitating conversations to strengthen harmony and unity of purpose. Learn and share ideas about creative solution-oriented approach for personal and community advancement. Connect with people you may not otherwise meet this year! Share your passion and take one step toward the fulfillment of the vision for "A Beautiful Community" through showing up each month to help build mutually supportive and beneficial relationships!

We look forward to connect you to allies and friends interested in working together to build a better future for all! For more information on the nonprofit co-sponsor of this community initiative, see http://www.archway2.org Register for reminders at this web address, which is http://www.meetup.com/alliesdc/ ... You will develop more friendships with people of diverse background in Washington D.C. It is FREE to sign up in this Meetup group. if you can attend on any 3rd Sunday noon, the nonprofit would appreciate a $5 donation for volunteer expenses (self-pay for food you order) Let's work together to build a happier and friendlier future for all! We look forward to meet with you and your friends in person on 3rd Sundays of each month.

(Followup small group meetings of volunteers are sometimes held to followup at the Capital Professional Center at 2423 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, first floor conference room (or at One Fish restaurant), Wash DC 20037 (less than two blocks from GWU/Foggy Bottom Metro, blue/orange lines. DC Circulator stops almost in front of building.) Or they may be held in nearby locations. Please send email to alliesdc3@gmail.com and let the host team volunteers know of your interest in volunteering and community building. Call 202 496-1555 to re-confirm exact date and time of the next followup meeting of new allies and community builders.

DIRECTIONS in detail for walking from Metro: Upon exit from Foggy Bottom GWU Metro, turn left toward George Wash. Hospital and Washington Circle, bear left around the circle toward 24th Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW; Location is on the ground level of a 5 story office building is across Melrose Hotel, One Fish Two Fish Asian Restaurant is on the street level. It is located on Pennsylvania Ave. NW between 24 and 25th, next to small triangular park. Call 202 630-4339 or 202 496 1555 or email to alliesdc3@gmail.com to re-confirm followup meetings in advance. Thank you!

We encourage all active participants who have attended the Wash. DC 3rd Sunday Meetup to sign up here at meetup.com/alliesDC/ and share what they are looking for (need/want) and what they are willing to help out with (your contributions). Share your info, your profile or send info to us by email. Since this is a smaller email list of those who have attended our DC events in the past, it will be easier for others who have attended the same 3rd Sunday event in the Foggy Bottom/GWU neighborhood in Wash. DC to find each other here for followup purposes. Thank you for your interest! We look forward to get to know each other better. By working together on a common project, we build self confidence, trust, discover strengths, build relationships and lay the foundation for possible future invitations to participate in win-win-win collaborative projects. Sign up as a volunteer and join group conference calls. See you on 3rd Sundays and at other followup activities to advance toward the fulfillment of your aspirations for yourself, your friends and the community. May you be blessed with joy, friendship and prosperity!

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Online NETWORKING Conversations with Allies Legal & others [ZOOM Virtual Meetup]

Online virtual meeting ***Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be hosting our 3rd Sunday Meetup for Conversations online virtually via Zoom.com until further notice. You will not be required to make a $5 donation to participate in this online Meetup. It is free for you, your guests and Meetup members. Please register in advance for our 1:00pm Online Meetup on July 19, 2020 via Zoom. Click this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqcuygrz0iHtB75qutk4l1XBmEBW7OmL-g For the last 20+ years, we co-organized in-person Meetups every 3rd Sunday. We have created opportunities for many people in the greater Washington DC area to make new contacts and extend joy, friendship and prosperity. We have enjoyed many conversations over lunch and worked together on many exciting community projects with many people from diverse backgrounds. This 3rd Sunday Meetup for Conversations will be online, a virtual Meetup on July 19,2020 at 1pm ET. We hope that you will join us and experiment with us on Sunday, July 19, 2020. We still look forward to providing you with the same opportunities to network, to make new contacts, and to explore the possibility of working together harmoniously to achieve extraordinary results. Let’s come together, learn together and succeed together online! REGISTRATION LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqcuygrz0iHtB75qutk4l1XBmEBW7OmL-g After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Details WHY ATTEND? When you attend this event, you will... • Connect face to face with a diverse group of people interested in personal, economic, spiritual and community development. • Move closer to your current goals taking this action step once a month • Extend and build your network of local allies and friends • Accelerate your professional development through interpersonal interactions • Invest in building a better future for all -- One City, One Future EVENT AGENDA Please join us promptly at 1:00pm for our Meetup July 19, 2020 via Zoom We will... • Express appreciation • Introduce ourselves to the group (if you wish) • Network virtually REGISTRATION LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqcuygrz0iHtB75qutk4l1XBmEBW7OmL-g After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information to join the meeting. FAQ's If you have any questions, please email [masked] and/or [masked]. Thank you!

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