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September 2019

Houston Women’s Group: Weekly Meeting

September 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church, 5200 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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THE HOUSTON WOMEN’S GROUP is a diverse multi-generational feminist group for all women identified women, that meets every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at the First Unitarian Universalist Church, 5200 Fannin at Southmore Blvd., 2nd floor, room #201 (elevator accessible). Each woman defines her own feminism. After the group adjourns at 12 noon we gather at a nearby restaurant to enjoy a meal and further conversation. Other events occur at various other times. This is a feminist group, not a religious church affiliated one.

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“You Know What You Need To Do” – the ends and outs of funeral pre-planning

September 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church, 5200 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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"You Know What You Need To Do" - the ends and outs of funeral pre-planning with Leslie Bonnie of Dignity Memorial Providers of Houston. She has been a funeral director and now works as a pre-planning advisor. We know we need to do it but often put it off. Leslie Bonnie of Dignity Memorial Providers of Houston. has been a funeral director and now works as a pre-planning advisor. Planning the funeral of a loved one is a stressful and emotional time, it can also be costly. You may be surprised by the issues involved, including pre-planning your own burial. Join us for this very informative program as Ms. Bonnie guides us through the steps involved.

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Bill McKibben Q&A with Mayor Turner

September 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Congregation Emanu El, 1500 Sunset Blvd
Houston, 77005
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$150

Bill McKibben is the world's most famous environmentalist and leader of the climate movement. Mayor Turner is joining McKibben for a Q&A on Houston's Climate Action Plan.

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“Lunch & Learn Dialogues”

September 17 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Center for the Healing of Racism, 3412 Crawford Street
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Free. Donations appreciated. RSVP required.

The Center for the Healing of Racism invites you to “Lunch & Learn Dialogues” once a month through December 2019.

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Extinction Rebellion General Meeting

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
2506 Sutherland, 2506 Sutherland
Houston, 77023
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This is the bi-weekly meeting to exchange information, coordinate across the working groups, and GROW Extinction Rebellion Houston.  Please join us!

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I Heart Justice: An Exhibition of Posters by Texas Artists

September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Houston Event Venue, 3118 Harrisburg Blvd.
Houston, 77003
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Come celebrate the intersection of art and justice at I Heart Justice — our social justice poster show featuring limited-edition posters created by amazing Texas artists and honoring attorney Neal Manne for his leadership in promoting justice through pro bono. Proceeds from poster sales will benefit Texas Appleseed and help us continue our fight for justice and opportunity for all Texans.

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US Climate Strikes | September 20, 2019

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Houston City Hall, 901 Bagby Street
Houston, 77002
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The Houston Climate Strike will be the biggest climate strike in Houston history. As the energy capital world, Houston is in a position to push the global community toward green energy. This transition will include access to training, unionized jobs, and support for those impacted by the switch in industry. We invite you to come stand with us and continue to the fight for a better future! If you are planning on joining us please remember to carpool, walk, or take public transportation if you are able to!

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2019 Houston Youth Voters Conference

September 20 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UHD, 1 Main St
Houston, 77009
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Free

The Houston Youth Voters Conference is a summit dedicated to the empowerment of Houston
youth as it concerns four pillars of civic engagement: voter registration, voter turnout, non-
partisan dialogue, and volunteering.

This event will celebrate our right and privilege as youth to participate in our democracy and
effect change in our communities. It will feature speakers, policy discussions, and opportunities
to meet other-like minded youth. We will get registered/pledged to vote together, and come up
with actionable ways to get civically engaged as a united Houston youth front!

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PM N. Modi protest/rally on 9-22-19 at 9 AM at NRG Stadium

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kirby and 610 (S), 8000 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77054 United States
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On September 22, 2019, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Houston, Texas, for a summit with the Indian American community. This event is being held at the NRG Stadium from 10 AM to 1 PM. A group of concerned citizens will be holding a peaceful protest outside the NRG stadium in opposition to the human rights and civil rights violations of PM Modi and his government. The protest/rally will be on the west sidewalk of Kirby, from the 610 South Frontage Road to La Concha Rd, starting at 9 AM. Stay tuned for details (Bus transportation, speakers, etc). We are working on developing a website and online event signup.

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Harris County Voter Registration Event

September 22 @ 9:45 am - 12:45 pm
Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Blvd.
Houston, 77005
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If you are not registered to vote, or if you have moved & need to update your registration, you can do so at Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church in Houston on Sept. 22.

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Houston Women’s Group: Weekly Meeting

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church, 5200 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Free

THE HOUSTON WOMEN’S GROUP is a diverse multi-generational feminist group for all women identified women, that meets every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at the First Unitarian Universalist Church, 5200 Fannin at Southmore Blvd., 2nd floor, room #201 (elevator accessible). Each woman defines her own feminism. After the group adjourns at 12 noon we gather at a nearby restaurant to enjoy a meal and further conversation. Other events occur at various other times. This is a feminist group, not a religious church affiliated one.

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The Centennial of Women’s Suffrage

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church, 5200 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Political analyst and University of Houston Women in Politics professor Nancy Sims will present on The Centennial of Women’s Suffrage - Join us to celebrate Women’s Equality by learning about the unsung women of America’s Suffragist Movement. Nancy Sims will share the untold stories of sheroes who made a difference through sheer grit, determination and teamwork. We start a year-long celebration of the certification of the ratification of the 19th Amendment which took place 100 years ago on August 26, 1920.

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Paris to Pittsburgh Documentary Screening

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Grace United Church of Christ, 8515 Brookwulf
Houston, 77072
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Paris to Pittsburgh brings to life the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards.

Set against the national debate over the United States' energy future - and the Trump administration's explosive decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement - the film captures what's at stake for communities around the country and the inspiring ways Americans are responding.

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Waking (Let’s Talk) News

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Center for the Healing of Racism, 3412 Crawford Street
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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None. Donations encouraged.

Come; share an article with us! Bring a bag lunch and your articles clipped from newspapers, magazines, journals or online sources relating to discrimination, oppression and all forms of racism.  Join us in a lively discussion and contribute your ideas and materials to the Center for the Healing of Racism. During 2019, we will meet on the last Friday of each month (January through October) from Noon to 2:00 pm at 3412 Crawford Street (corner of Holman), Houston, TX 77004.

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Dialogue: Racism

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Center for the Healing of Racism, 3412 Crawford Street
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Free. Donations appreciated. RSVP required.

The Center for the Healing of Racism will present Dialogue: Racism, a two-day intensive workshop that educates participants about racism and facilitates the process by which they can begin to counter the effects of racism on their lives, empowering them to interrupt the cycle of racist attitudes. The workshop provides a safe, respectful and loving atmosphere for a diverse group of people to learn new information, share experiences, dispel fears and guilt, and get to know each another.

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Houston Women’s Group: Weekly Meeting

September 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church, 5200 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Free

THE HOUSTON WOMEN’S GROUP is a diverse multi-generational feminist group for all women identified women, that meets every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at the First Unitarian Universalist Church, 5200 Fannin at Southmore Blvd., 2nd floor, room #201 (elevator accessible). Each woman defines her own feminism. After the group adjourns at 12 noon we gather at a nearby restaurant to enjoy a meal and further conversation. Other events occur at various other times. This is a feminist group, not a religious church affiliated one.

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Houston’s Air Quality Challenges & What You Can Do

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Free
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In September, Bakeyah Nelson, Executive Director of Air Alliance Houston, will discuss air quality issues in Houston & how you can take action.  Air Alliance Houston believes that everyone has a right to breathe clean air. They conduct applied research, provide education, and engage in advocacy to accomplish their mission. Learn how, by working together, we can deliver cleaner air for a healthier future!

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October 2019

Eco-Challenge

October 2 - October 23
Online
Free

The Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston invites Houstonians of all faiths to join their team for this year’s Eco-Challenge. This online event offers you the opportunity to care for the earth by taking on a challenge in: waste, food, health, transportation, energy, community, nature, water, simplicity, or a custom challenge of your own. Create a new environmental stewardship habit over the course of the 3 weeks of the challenge!!

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Coming Wars with Venezuela, Iran, Russia and China

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Houston Mennonite Church, 1231 Wirt Rd.
Houston, TX 77055 United States
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Dan Kovalik is a human rights and labor lawyer, and his new book makes the case that the Trump/Russia scandal is a dangerous diversion that leads some progressives to agitate for war with Russia. Kovalik's book offers history and context for the current scene and the "blame Russia" memes promoted by  the media, based on anonymous leaks and unseen intelligence. From Vietnam to Iran/Contra, the Iraq war and intervention in Libya, false intelligence and spin have been used to justify illegal actions.

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Peace & Wellness Retreat

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Council on Recovery, 303 Jackson Hill St #1,
Houston, 77007
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$20

Holistic wellness retreat focuses on Nutrition, yoga, mindfulness and sustainability. Lecture presentations, break-out sessions, cooking demo, and plant based lunch are included in this full day retreat.

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