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Greetings Brothers!!

Open Discussion on Relationship Readiness

Join us for an evening of conversation with best-selling author, love coach, matchmaker, and hypnotherapist Amari Ice as we discuss what it truly means to be ready for a relationship.


The fun, food, fellowship, and discussions continue as we head into month two of 2023 with no shame or stigma!!! Come share, learn, and celebrate US in all of our fullness.


Topic Discussion:

Do your powers of attraction feel more like relationship repellant?

Are you tired of repeating the same romantic patterns and not achieving the level of connection you desire and deserve?


During this discussion with the Prince of Hearts. we’ll cover:

The #1 reason anyone is single (or will soon be single again)

How to prepare yourself for a healthy, loving relationship

The 4 major love blocks and how to get through them

What being a competent, confident dater actually looks like

How to identify and increase your dating skill level

And many other insights to assist you in allowing love to manifest in your life without resistance


To prepare for the conversation, please complete the following dating skills quiz which identifies your estimated dating skill level and tells you what you need to do to level up your love life:


Our featured guest presenter:

Amari Ice, MBA (He/Him)

Love Coach + Hypnotherapist + Matchmaker

#1 Best-Selling Author of Lasting Love at Last: The Gay Guide to Attracting the Relationship of Your Dreams





The ManDate Gathering is a space designed for Black and Brown Same Gender Loving/Gay/Bi/Transmen.   The ManDate meets every 1st Saturday at 7pm.  February's The Mandate Gathering will be hosted

Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 7pm. 

 Location 1231 Good Hope Rd., SE Washington, DC 20020. 

 Nearest Metro Anacostia Station short walk or bus ride from there

Bar: BYOB to share


There is local street parking on Good Hope Rd and side streets. 

If you need additional information or directions on February 4th feel free to call or text 202-400-9197, on the day of or during the event.

The Gathering will be a hybrid event,if technology allows. Please email if you need more information.


If you cannot join us in-person for The ManDate Gatherings the link provided will allow you to register for the monthly gatherings and gain access to the Zoom room.

Register in advance for hybrid meetings:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  Same day registrations are ok as well. 

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 Who we are
Monthly ManDates



Project Healthy Living is a working group & program of Innergy, Inc;  consisting of African-American gay,  bisexual , and trans men, with very close ties and direction from  DC Health- HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration (HAHSTA), Engage DC, and other community partners   

Our signature activity, The ManDate, is a monthly discussion group typically held in the informal setting of a participant’s home, local venue, or community space..  

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A Program of Project Healthy Living

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