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September 2020

Hurricane Laura Disaster Relief Drive

September 1 - September 30
Launchpointcdc.org, 5807 Little York Rd.
Houston, 77016
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Houston's Launch Point Disaster Relief Organization is collecting disaster relief donations and supplies for Lake Charles Louisiana and Beaumont, Texas.  They are working in partnership with the Red Cross to provide aid to those areas that were hit the hardest by Hurricane Laura.

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Virtual Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Candidates Forum

September 29 @ 6:45 pm
Zoom
Free
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Here is the link: https://zoom.us/j/94131310993 Criminal Appeals Forum for tomorrow: Sept. 29th – 6:45 pm Top 3 reasons to join: 1 - Informed voters are the

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America’s Unholy Ghosts: The Racist Roots of Our Faith and Politics 

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom Event
Free. Donations appreciated. RSVP required

Please join us for a Zoom conversation with author Joel Goza who will discuss his book America’s Unholy Ghosts: The Racist Roots of Our Faith and Politics on September 30, 2020, 6-8 PM (CDT).  Goza, former pastor of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Houston, TX, writes with passion about the racist and classist roots of America’s political and religious institutions.  Grounding his work in the philosophies of Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Adam Smith, Goza convincingly argues that America’s Founding Fathers deliberately designed a racist and inequitable society. 

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The Condor and The Eagle – Houston Premiere (Virtual!)

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free – $25

Houston, TX - The Citizens’ Environmental Coalition (CEC) and the Houston Green Film Series will host a virtual screening of the Houston Premiere of the

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October 2020

Robert Reich Livestream

October 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
ProgressiveForum website
Free

Robert Reich will discuss his new book, The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It. A free livestream interview with Progressive Forum founder, Randall

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Is This Really A Racial Reckoning?

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
by zoom–link on website Houston, 77008 + Google Map
Free

Join the Rothko Chapel and the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at the University of Texas at Austin for the 6th annual Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold Endowed Lecture in Peace, Social Justice and Human Rights.

The 2020 Farenthold Lecture will kick-off a series of Rothko Chapel programs exploring the past, present, and future of civil and human rights in this country. Which rights are particularly at-risk in today’s society, and how can we become more effective advocates and activists as we work to undo injustice and create a society of equality and equity? A moderated Q&A session by ABC13’s news anchor Melanie Lawson follows the lecture.

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National Activism Day

October 3
Free

 Given recent events, many of us have felt that more participation in activism is needed to actually make a difference within our community, our nation, and our government. With that said, we decided to create a national holiday that commemorates the work of leading activists and encourages more participation within the field of activism, especially within the United States.

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NETWORKS’s Nuns on the Bus: The Virtual Tour

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
by zoom–link on website Houston, 77008 + Google Map
Free

NETWORK's Nuns of the Bus is coming to Houston (Virtually)!For more info or to register go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0odeipqTgtG93vaVAXDTGLL79FZzPCpVAc   Join Sr. Simone Campbell and the

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Building Black and Asian Solidarity: Women Leading Across Race, History, and Culture

October 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
by zoom–link on website Houston, 77008 + Google Map
Free

During the current challenging times, solidarity, support, and strength between all communities are imperative to move the nation forward in the right direction. Join Asia Society as inspirational women leaders explore the depth of Black and Asian American experiences in the country, discuss how to overcome racial conflict and division between communities, and share their hopes for cross-racial understanding and collaboration as we build a just and equitable future together.

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The Structure of Racism

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom Event
Free. Donations appreciated. RSVP required

Please join the Dominican Sisters of Houston and the Center for the Healing of Racism on Saturday, October 10, 2020, 1-3 PM, for “The Structure of Racism,” a Zoom presentation examining the structural and psychological causes and consequences of prejudice and discrimination. The workshop will be led by Dr. Craig Oettinger who will discuss these persistent patterns and — with the help of the audience — explore how change is possible.

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Rain Barrels for The Houston-Area Community

October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
online
$35

The Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston and Galveston Bay Foundation invite all houses of worship and their members in Houston, alongside any interested Houstonians, to a rain barrel workshop.

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Houston Racial Reconciliation Workshop ONLINE

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - October 15 @ 9:00 pm
by zoom–link on website Houston, 77008 + Google Map

Expect to dig deep as we look through the lens of history, as well as the events we are experiencing today, to understand how race remains a salient factor in shaping our society.

Throughout the course, we will actively build relationships as we participate and engage one another through conversation, experiences, and learning in a Gospel centered environment.

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Waking News!

October 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Center for the Healing of Racism, 3412 Crawford Street
Houston, TX, 77004
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Free. Donations appreciated. RSVP required

Come share an article you found in a magazine, journal, or online resource relating to discrimination, oppression, or any forms of racism. Then join us in a lively discussion where we engage in the complexities of racism and how we can all heal from it.

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November 2020

HPJC’s Peacemaker Awards Ceremony w/Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

November 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
by zoom–link on website Houston, 77008 + Google Map
TBD

SAVE THE DATE!!  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH at 1PM!

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Waking News!

November 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Center for the Healing of Racism, 3412 Crawford Street
Houston, TX, 77004
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Free. Donations appreciated. RSVP required

Come share an article you found in a magazine, journal, or online resource relating to discrimination, oppression, or any forms of racism. Then join us in a lively discussion where we engage in the complexities of racism and how we can all heal from it.

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