Farmers Markets, Festivals and More

DC Tutoring & Mentoring Initiative takes a proactive approach to interacting with the community, prioritizing face-to-face outreach at farmers markets, festivals, and even in front of supermarkets and Metro stations.

Our Outreach Event Calendar

Want to get more involved in Community Outreach? Drop us an email and we’d love to chat about how you could join a team helping out virtually or in person.  Sign up here and let’s schedule a time to chat!

Latest Past Events

DuPont Circle Sunday Market

Stop by the DCTMI table and say hi! Or, better yet, help us sign up new volunteer tutors and mentors. We're excited to kick off the new season of tabling […]

D.C. Mentor Recruitment Fair

Join the D.C. Mentor Recruitment Fair!Where: VirtualWhen: January 19 at 6:00 pmLink to registration and event:  Video: a better we in ‘23!It’s a new year. Perhaps you are looking […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Join us for a few hours of phone banking and admin to match members of the community with tutoring and mentoring organizations that need them. Socialize with your fellow change […]

Farmers Markets We Regularly Attend

In 2022, we had a table and tent at the following farmers markets at least once a month during the spring, summer and fall. Stop by and say hi (and volunteer to tutor or mentor if you haven’t already!). 

  • Bloomingdale 
  • Columbia Heights
  • Dupont Circle
  • Eastern Market
  • Farmers Market SW
  • H Street
  • Monroe St. 
  • Mosaic (Fairfax)

Other farmers markets we’ve attended: Arlington Courthouse, UDC, U&14th Street, Mt. Pleasant, Farmers Market SW, Mt. Vernon Triangle, Cleveland Park, and more!

Festivals And other events we attend

In addition to farmers markets, we canvass and table at local street fairs, block parties, and movie nights, including these great events in 2022: 

  • Adams Morgan Day
  • Celebrate Petworth
  • Deloitte Impact Day
  • H Street Festival
  • Library of Congress Movie Night
  • NOMA BID Movie Night (Alethea Tanner Park)
  • National BookFest
  • NextFest
  • Open Streets Georgia Ave.
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