Join us September 15th for Laugh for a Cause

Laugh for a Cause posterLaugh for a Cause: A Night of Laughter and Fun to Support Diverse City Fund

Sunday, September 15th
$25 earlybird /$30 regular. Buy tix!
Josephine Butler Parks Center, 2437 15th St. NW


Join us for an evening of laughter and fun, featuring four amazing social justice comedians! All proceeds raised will support DC Fund’s grantmaking, which nurtures community leaders and grassroots projects which are acting to transform DC into a more just, vibrant place to live. Advance ticket purchase required through the link above.

Featured Performers:

redhatSampson McCormick has done it all. An award-winning, black, openly gay stand-up comedian, writer and activist, Sampson has produced three comedy albums, written two books, and won several awards including most recently the Gillard-Alston Award For Contributions to LGBT Youth Empowerment (2012).


1009_jessica_brodkin_1292703434Jessica Brodkin is an up-and-coming comic in Washington, DC. She performs all over the DC and New York areas, including the DC Imrov, Gotham and the New York Comedy Club.


image-1Known among the DC comedy community for his laugh and a catchphrase or two, Haywood Turnipseed describes himself as, “comedian; jedi knight; sith lord; force naturalist; avatar; husband; dad; son; sun; brother; reader; thinker; dreamer.”


3946271010017415271835114541431077991840949694nYev Kirpichevsky is a standup comedian and a storyteller. He is a winner of the Story League’s Story Tournament’s Audience Favorite Award and has performed all over DC, including the Black Cat, the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, the Arts Club of Washington, and the DC Arts Center.

Event Host: Washington Parks and People
Event Coordinated by: Liz Anderson Consulting