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February 2020

Dialogue: Racism

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Center for the Healing of Racism, 3412 Crawford Street
Houston, TX, 77004
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$40

Dialogue: Racism is an intensive workshop that provides a safe, respectful, and loving atmosphere where participants can learn about racism, share personal experiences, dispel fears and guilt and get to know one another.

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Community Restorative Justice Training

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Smith Neighborhood Library, 3624 Scott St
Houston, 77004
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Free

Restorative justice is a philosophy that promotes community building and healing after harm takes place. Come learn from youth experts about how circles can be used to transform families, institutions, and ourselves!

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Houston Women’s Group: Weekly Meeting

February 23 @ 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 Wonders of Soil

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Free

Think that soil is just dirt? Think again! Join John Ferguson, soil scientist, owner of Nature’s Way Resources, and an organic gardening expert, in February as he explains the wonders of soil. You’ll leave this talk amazed at what lies beneath your feet.

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Foreign Policy Social

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cafe Express River Oaks, 1422 West Gray Street
Houston, 77019 United States
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Free
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Come gather for coffee, tea, and great food options while we discuss what's on your mind with regard to recent foreign policy developments and concerns. 

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Waking (Let’s Talk) News

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Center for the Healing of Racism, 3412 Crawford Street
Houston, TX, 77004
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Free

Come share an article with us on the last Friday of the month. Bring a sack lunch and articles clipped from newspapers, magazines, journals or online publications. Anything related to discrimination, oppression and all forms of racism. Join us in a lively discussion and contribute your ideas and materials to the Center's tool kit.

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March 2020

Houston Women’s Group: Weekly Meeting

March 1 @ 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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A Conversation on Living the Change

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Live Oak Friends Meeting House & online, 1320 W 26th St
Houston, 77008
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Free

The Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston invites you to a conversation on Living the Change. Living the Change is an international interfaith initiative to address climate change.  This event demonstrates how to hold a Living the Change event/discussion in your home/house of worship, by doing so in an interfaith setting.   Please join us!  You'll not only learn how you can address climate change, but how to hold an event to influence others to do so.

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Julia Reichert: 50 Years in Film: Growing Up Female

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Brown Auditorium Theater, 1001 Bissonnet
Houston, 77005
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$7 – $65

Controversial upon its release, the first feature-length film of the modern women’s movement looks at female socialization through a peek into the lives of six women, ages 4 to 35, and the forces that shape them: teachers, counselors, advertising, music, and marriage. The film was widely used by consciousness-raising groups to generate interest and help explain feminism to a skeptical society. Viewers now have a chance to see how much has changed and how much remains the same.

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Houston Women’s Group: Weekly Meeting

March 8 @ 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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Julia Reichert: 50 Years in Film: Seeing Red: Stories of American Communists

March 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:40 pm
Brown Auditorium Theater, 1001 Bissonnet
Houston, 77005
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$7 – $65

Nominated for Best Documentary Feature, Seeing Red recounts the experiences of ordinary Americans who joined the Communist Party, and the high price many of them paid during the Red Scare in the 1950s. Compiled from more than 400 interviews with former and current Party members, the film delivers an engaging, funny, and human portrait of 50 years of activism. Iconic folk singer Pete Seeger and a dozen other members share personal stories that take on a special resonance today.

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Houston Women’s Group: Weekly Meeting

March 15 @ 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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Julia Reichert: 50 Years in Film: American Factory

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:35 pm
Brown Auditorium Theater, 1001 Bissonnet
Houston, 77005
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$7 – $65

In the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant in Ohio’s Rust Belt, a Chinese billionaire opens a new auto glass factory, hiring a workforce of Americans and Chinese. Early days of hope and optimism are tested, and cultural differences threaten the initial optimism. Winner of the top award at the Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking and Outstanding Direction and Oscar-nominated for Best Documentary Feature.

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Lunch & Learn Dialogues: Racism in K-12 Education

March 18 @ 11:45 am - 1:25 pm
Center for the Healing of Racism, 3412 Crawford Street
Houston, TX, 77004
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Free. Donations appreciated. RSVP required

Bring your lunch to the Center for the Healing of Racism for a presentation by local education activist and school psychologist Sarah Becker.  The talk will be followed by a dialogue.

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Embodying Nonviolent Communication – David Weinstock

March 20 @ 9:30 am - March 22 @ 5:30 pm
Dominican Sisters of Houston, 6501 Almeda Rd
Houston, TX, 77021 United States
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$390

Practice embodying nonviolence through movement and play. Whole mind/body/linguistic practice, engaged over time, is where we come face to face with the history we’ve embodied, our deeper selves, our most profound gifts, and the motivation to connect more compassionately in the world.

• Develop your empathic listening faculties
• Cultivate a centered presence in stressful times
• Make decisions and take actions that align with your values
• Nurture intimate connections and cultivate community

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Lunch & Learn Dialogues: Racism in the Arts

March 20 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Center for the Healing of Racism, 3412 Crawford Street
Houston, TX, 77004
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Free. RSVP required. Donations appreciated

Bring your Lunch and join us for a conversation on Racism in the Arts with Harrison Guy, founder and artistic director of Urban Souls Dance Company.

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Fifth Annual “Dialogue on the Plantation”

March 21 @ 6:30 am - March 22 @ 6:30 pm
Center for the Healing of Racism, 3412 Crawford Street
Houston, TX, 77004
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$299

The fifth annual “Dialogue on the Plantations” includes guided tours of three Louisiana plantations: St. Joseph, Laura and Whitney Plantation. The latter is the site of the acclaimed Whitney Plantation Museum that pays homage to all of the enslaved Africans and their descendants who lived in the US South. The cost includes transportation on a video/WIFI bus equipped with a restroom, snacks on the bus, admission to all plantations, dinner, breakfast and an amazing learning opportunity.

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Houston Women’s Group: Weekly Meeting

March 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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Houston Women’s Group: Weekly Meeting

March 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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April 2020

The Center for Hearing and Speech’s Sound & Soul Gala

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Ballroom at Bayou Place, 500 Texas St., 2nd floor
Houston, 77002
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The Center for Hearing and Speech (CHS) will launch its newest expansion plan at the annual Sound & Soul Gala on Saturday, April 4, 2020. Held at The Ballroom at Bayou Place, this year’s gala is nautical themed in honor of The Center for Hearing and Speech “Launching into the Future.”

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