Please join us as we honor longtime Houston activist Johnny Mata on his 80th birthday. Johnny is currently the Presiding Officer of the Greater Houston Coalition for Justice which has been working to improve the criminal justice system in Houston/Harris County for many years. RSVP by April 15, 2017, to Kathy Swilley at firstname.lastname@example.org . There is no cost to attend but you may contribute to our plans to fund a well-deserved vacation for Johnny.Find out more »
Our communities and the climate are under attack. April 29, join people across the United States as we march for a clean energy economy that works for all of us. A historic resistance against Trump’s administration is rising to action — which means now is the time to push for a new vision.Find out more »
Want to learn to make homemade Kombucha? It's a fermented tea full of probiotics (healthy gut!), nonalcoholic (usually around .5%), and simple to make. Kombucha acts as an adaptogen, which helps the body maintain homeostasis. The main ingredients are simple; water, a SCOBY, tea and something sweet.
10% of the proceeds to this class current indigenous resistance projects and movements. In the past this money has gone to Two Rivers Camp, AIDA and Survival International. These groups champion tribal peoples and defend their land and culture. As we celebrate their wisdom in our class we will also be sending support for their way of living to continue.Find out more »
May Day March & Rally on May 1, 2017. Gather at 11:30am at Sesquicentennial Park, 300 Smith St., in downtown Houston. March to City Hall. March for human dignity and rights.Find out more »
An International Workers Day/A Day Without Immigrants Rally will be held on May 1, 2017, 5:30-8:00 pm, at Guadalupe Plaza, 2311 Runnels Street, in Houston. This event will highlight the historic achievements and contemporary struggles of workers of all nationalities, as well as the imperative need for solidarity with our immigrant sisters and brothers, who are increasingly under attack. Working class, this is your cause! Join us!Find out more »
Join Transition Houston on Tuesday, May 2nd as we welcome Melanie Scruggs of the Texas Campaign for the Environment who will present details of Houston's adoption of a Zero Waste Plan!
Socializing starts at 6:30pm and the meeting begins at 7:00pm at the Haven's Center, 1827 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77098.Find out more »
Continuing its tradition of celebrating communities from border regions in North America and South Asia, Voices Breaking Boundaries (VBB) will launch the third and final installment of its internationally renowned anthology series. Borderlines Volume Three features original photos, essays, poetry and journalistic narratives that find commonalities, and explore issues erupting across areas splintered by borders.Find out more »
The Ethnographic Film Society is proud to present a public screening of "On Coal River", a documentary about environmental justice in coal country Appalachia. The screening is free and open to the public. A 5$ donations at the door to support Coal River Mountain Watch, one of the activist organization prominently featured in the film, are greatly appreciated.Find out more »
People of all faiths are invited to come together on Sunday, May 7 at 5 p.m. for the kick-off of the new Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston (a Houston chapter of TX Interfaith Power and Light).
The purpose of the new organization is to empower the faith community in Houston to advocate and act collectively as stewards of the environment.Find out more »
Melissa Cardoza, an afro-indigenous feminist leader from Honduras, is coming to Houston on May 22, together with Honduran singer-songwriter Karla Lara, as part of a tour of the U.S. promoting the new bilingual Spanish-English edition of Melissa's book, 13 colores de la resistencia hondureña / 13 Colors of the Honduran Resistance.Find out more »