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February 2017
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We the People Connect the Dots – Citizens to Rally and March Against Tyranny

February 19 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
City, TX United States + Google Map

Citizens to Rally and March Against Tyranny in Downtown Houston

Houston, TX – (February 13, 2017) – Most years, this weekend would be dedicated to the power of the President. This year on Sunday, February 19, “We the People Connect the Dots” march against tyranny and ongoing attacks on social justice and civil rights.

Instead of honoring our current President on this holiday, we honor the American people and the values that hundreds of thousands of us are fighting for. We are democracy. We are patriots. We are America.” states the membership of Indivisible Houston.

The March will begin at 3:00 PM with speakers from diverse advocacy groups united by those interconnected issues and articulating true American values.

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Houston Climate Reality: 2017

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where are we with Climate Change—is Houston threatened? It’s been a decade since An Inconvenient Truth. What is the current truth? Is anything less convenient here, other than massive flooding? John Nielsen-Gammon, the State Climatologist of Texas, will update us for the first hour on the climate data in the past ten years and how that is impacting Houston. Then three speakers will present current slides from the Climate Reality Project, an organization dedicated to catalyzing a global solution to the climate crisis, partnering with US Green Building Council.

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Dialogue: Racism

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 25, 2017

Center for the Healing of Racism, 3412 Crawford Street
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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The Center for the Healing of Racism presents Dialogue: Racism, a two-day intensive workshop that educates participants about racism and facilitates the process by which individuals can begin to counter the affects of racism on their lives and become empowered to interrupt the cycle of racist attitudes. The workshop provides a safe, respectful, and loving atmosphere for individuals to learn new information, share experiences, dispel fears and guilt, and get to know each other.

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Cost of purchasing palm cards

Winning The Peace

February 27 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 7:00am on day 27 of the month, repeating until May 21, 2017

At a Houston High School, Houston, TX United States + Google Map

NNOMY is working with War Resisters League to distribute palm cards at high schools that will direct youth to online resources that they can access on their mobile devices. This information and additional links will assist them in answering the questions they will have about the realities of military enlistment that they will not hear from military recruiters, and direct them to non-military alternatives to achieve their future educational and career goals.

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March 2017
potluck-please bring food/drink item to share

ON THE FRINGE Book Club

March 4 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Houston, United States + Google Map

On the Fringe Book Club was created as a response to the current political climate.

On the Fringe is a monthly gathering to discuss books and Related content pertaining to social justice, humanitarian crises, and other issues that remain “on the fringe” of the concerns of mainstream society.

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Breakfast Yoga Club & Red Sand Project

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Border, USA|MX Earthwork, 1302 Dennis Street
Houston, TN 77004 United States
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Please join BYC Houston and Red Sand Project as we shine the light on human trafficking, learn how we can be of service and come together to raise the vibration of our city and beyond.

If you love what we offer, this event promises an entirely new concept as to what it means to be of service.

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Join Transition Houston as we take a tour of the TX/RX Labs!

March 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
TXRX Labs, 205 Roberts St, Houston, TX 77003
Houston, TX 77003 United States
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TXRXLabs

Are you a maker, inventor, tinkerer, artist, crafter, and coder? Are you looking for a place to learn, share knowledge and have access to professional

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PEACEMAKER: From Guns to Garden Tools

March 10 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Houston, United States + Google Map

Join RAWtools, The Peace Pastor Marty Troyer, Texas Gun Sense and others on Friday, March 10th at 6:45pm as we turn guns into garden tools and learn of a 3rd way of addressing gun violence.

RAWtools, Inc. gets its scriptural motivation from Isaiah 2:4 and Micah 4:3. We want to be comprehensive in our efforts to move our communities away from gun violence and violence as a whole. Its not enough to just make a lot of tools from guns. We need to help teach each other new ways to solve our problems through relationship, dialogue, and alternative means of justice, i.e. Restorative Justice practices and victim-offender dialogue.

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$40,

Nonviolence and Just Peace

March 11
Houston, United States + Google Map

This is the 2017 Pax Christi Texas State Conference. Our guest speaker this year will be Marie Dennis, Co-Director of Pax Christi International. She will describe her experience at the 2016 Vatican Conference on nonviolence. Marie will be speaking about a new global initiative reaffirming the centrality of active nonviolence to the vision and message of Jesus to the life of the Catholic Church, and to the long-term vocation of healing and reconciling both people and the planet.

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$5.00

Vegan Society of PEACE 2nd Saturdays Community Events

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, happening 12 times

HCC Conference Center on Main, 3100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Join Vegan Society of P.E.A.C.E. for our "Vegan 2nd Saturdays" Monthly Meetings, Presentations & Vegan Potlucks
Held on the "2nd Saturdays" of each month, we will enjoy a delicious vegan potluck and meeting, along with a discussion, film screening, food demo or speaker presentation on intersectional issues of veganism, animal rights, environmentalism, nonviolence, health and more. Each month will be something new! Our new venue is at the HCC Conference Center.

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Living Peace in a Time of Uncertainty

March 12 @ 9:20 am - 10:20 am
Live Oak Friends Meeting House, 1318 W. 26th
Houston, TX 77008 United States
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You are invited to join with Bren Hardt, sharer of Compassionate Communication (NVC), coming from Brenham, TX, to explore together how we can maintain a balance between activism and our own nurturance plus how we can show love to our fellow activists/ friends/ colleagues by strengthening our willingness and skills at deeply listening to one another

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Two Rivers Camp: Spring Break Caravan

March 13 - March 17

The Society of Native Nations, Big Bend Defense Coalition, and others resisting the Trans Pecos Pipeline near Big Bend. The Two Rivers Camp is setup near Marfa Texas and has been carrying out direct actions for a few weeks, as part of a larger 2 year resistance against the pipeline.

This is the last stand, as the pipeline is scheduled to be complete by the end of the first quarter of 2017. As an elder said, even stopping the last connecting 10 feet is stopping the pipeline.

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NO Muslim Ban! NO Border Wall!

March 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Intersection, Post Oak Blvd & Westheimer Rd
Houston, 77056 United States
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Protest the "new" Muslim Ban Thurs., March 16, 5 - 7:30 PM, Post Oak Blvd & Westheimer Rd, 77056. Still Fascist! It must be resisted.

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Plant a pocket prairie at the Don Greene Nature Park

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Don Greene Nature Park, 6009 Cypress St
Houston, 77074 United States
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Don Green Nature Park

We're putting down deep roots in the Don Greene Nature Park by planting a pocket prairie this Spring. Join us Saturday, March 18 from 9-Noon

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$15.00

Journey to the Heart: Falling in Love with Earth

March 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
peace dove

Based on the premise that we will not save what we do not love, and that we do not love what we do not know, this multi-faceted presentation engages participants in a variety of ways to remember, to celebrate and to renew our commitment to live in harmony with each other and with Earth, our beloved home. “Let us sing as we go. May our struggles and our concern for this planet never take away the joy of our hope.” Pope Francis Laudato Si

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$15.00

Journey to the Heart: Falling in Love with Earth

March 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Houston, United States + Google Map
peace dove

Based on the premise that we will not save what we do not love, and that we do not love what we do not know, this multi-faceted presentation engages participants in a variety of ways to remember, to celebrate and to renew our commitment to live in harmony with each other and with Earth, our beloved home. “Let us sing as we go. May our struggles and our concern for this planet never take away the joy of our hope.” Pope Francis Laudato Si

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Free

Earth Day Barter Fair

March 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Live Oak Friends Meeting House, 1318 W. 26th
Houston, TX 77008 United States
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A Barter Fair provides an opportunity to trade objects and services without using common currency. The Quaker testimonies of Simplicity, Community and Stewardship encourage Friends

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How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What We can do about it

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bay Area UU Church, 17503 El Camino Real
Houston, TX 77058 United States
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The BAUUC Service and Justice Ministry (SJM) invite all to hear acclaimed author and scholar Chuck Collins discuss, "How wealth inequality is wrecking the world and what we can do about it". The event is scheduled for March 22nd, 7 to 9PM

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Cesar Chavez Parade and Celebration

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hidalgo Parks, 7000 Ave. Q
Hou, TX 77011 United States
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The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. at 601 North Cesar Chavez Blvd. Houston, TX 77011. At 11:00 am, the festivities will follow in the gazebo at Hidalgo Park.

There will speeches by Elected Officials, Robert Gallegos City Council member, who will serve as the grand marshal, Hon. Gene Green and Hon Sheila Jackson Lee will also be addressing the attendees.

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Houston Music, Peace, and Justice Festival 2017

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Fellowship of Houston, 1504 Wirt Road
Houston, TX 77055 United States
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Outdoor Music, Peace and Justice Festival in a beautiful, shaded setting at the Unitarian Fellowship of Houston, with indoor space in case of bad weather. Music! Food! Information Tables! Networking! Fun!

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