As a follow up to their Nuns on the Bus tour through the Midwest last summer, NETWORK, a Catholic Social Justice Lobby, are revving up their engines for another national campaign. Only this time the Catholic sisters are taking their mobile platform for social justice along the country's southern border to push Congress to pass immigration reform. The sisters will share stories from their travels and discuss the importance of passing moral laws. They are interested to hear from local groups about any special aspects of immigration that are impacting Houston as well.
The Premier Vegan Community Festival of Texas is a festival for ALL ages! FREE ADMISSION! VegFest Houston is one of the most diverse vegan festivals in the country. We host it annually here in Houston -- the nation's 4th largest city! Festival features include: vegan cuisine, guest speakers, activities for kids, live music, food and fitness demos, exhibitor booths and prize giveaways.
Memorial to Military and Civilian Losses in Iraq and Afghanistan Wars at Discovery Green, Memorial Day Weekend (May 25–27)
A memorial to all lives lost during the war in Iraq and the ongoing war in Afghanistan is on display May 25, 26, and 27 at Discovery Green in downtown Houston, next to the intersection of McKinney and Crawford. The memorial consists of a labeled US and Texas flag for each of the almost 600 Texans killed in both conflicts and a memorial to denote the many tens of thousands of Afghan and Iraqi civilian losses. Event is sponsored by the Houston chapters of Veterans for Peace and CodePink. Volunteers are needed to place flags at 9 AM on the 25th and retrieve flags a
Support our Vegan Bake Sale Fundraiser!
Join us for a vegan bake sale and picnic at the UU Houston Spring Music Festival at Unitarian Fellowship, 1504 Wirt Road in Houston! We are raising funds to produce the 3rd Annual VegFest Houston Community Festival in June!
On June 28, 2009 Honduran President Manuel Zelaya was ousted in a military coup. Sissy Farenthold has recently returned from an investigative trip there. She will explain the U.S.
Honor Martin Luther King's legacy at the Black Heritage Society's Annual MLK Celebrations Jan. 18 thru the 21st culminating in the 35th Annual MLK Parade 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, downtown Houston.
The full schedule of events here:
Black Heritage Society's
"MLK JR Mountain-Top Awards Gala"
Date: Friday, January 18, 2013
Vegan Society of PEACE Presents: Free Film Screening of the award-winning "Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home" at UST Cullen Hall
Event: VEGAN SOCIETY OF P.E.A.C.E. FREE FILM SCREENING OF "PEACEABLE KINGDOM: THE JOURNEY HOME" AND VEGAN BAKE SALE
Date: Saturday October 6, 2012
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: University of St. Thomas, Cullen Theater Hall in Houston