Adapting a title from a song onFugazi‘s latest album, Positive Force D.C. has organized a rally it calls “Downed City Rise.” Speakers representing such groups as So Others Might Eat, the Rape Crisis Center, Justice for Janitors, the Latin American Youth Center, and the Washington Free Clinic will address the current parlous state of the city’s social services. Music will be provided by protest singers Jasaga and Luci Murphy, and the band that gave the rally its name. From 1-4 p.m. at the Sylvan Theater, Washington Monument Grounds. FREE. (703) 276-9768. (MJ)

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