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May 2022

“The Myth of Equality”

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Center for the Healing of Racism, 3412 Crawford Street
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Houston Muralist Daniel Anguilu uses life itself as his subject matter.  Painting abstract shapes, animal imagery, and vibrant color, his style is inspired by his Mexican heritage and the celebrated Mexican muralists.  His art has become increasingly more visible around the Bayou City as well as in other parts of the United States, Mexico, Peru, and Italy. Please join the Center for the Healing of Racism on Saturday, May 21, 2022, 2:00-4:00pm, to hear Anguilu discuss how his art reflects societies shaped by…

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How Long Will Our Aquifers Last?

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Groundwater is, as famously quoted by the Texas Supreme Court in 1904, “secret, occult, and concealed.” Sometimes referred to as “hidden water,” it is out of sight and, therefore, unfortunately, out of mind. However, groundwater comprises 98.7 percent of all the fresh, unfrozen water on Earth. About 40 percent of all surface-water flows in the United States are sourced from innumerable seeps and springs that discharge groundwater into streams and rivers. Groundwater supports 26 percent of the human use of…

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November 2022

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2022 Peacemaker Awards Ceremony-Dinner

November 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Marriott Houston South-Hobby, 9100 Gulf Freeway
Houston, Texas 77017
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Join other peace, justice, and environmental activists for HPJC's 2022 Peacemaker celebration, reception, awards ceremony, and dinner. It features Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller as HPJC's 2022 National Peacemaker Award recipient and keynote speaker. Dr. Miller is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Chicago. His research examines how POC and poor people experience law, crime control and social welfare policy.
His first book, "Halfway Home: Race, Punishment and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration" is based on 15 years of research and practice with currently and formerly incarcerated men, women, their families, partners, and friends in Chicago, Detroit, and a number of cities across the United States.
He was featured in a recent PBS Newshour special, “Searching for Justice: Life After Lockup“ that focused on the difficulties that formerly incarcerated people face after they are released.
He also has a TED talk about formerly incarcerated people.

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