Pax Christi Houston is sponsoring its annual Good Friday Walk for Justice at noon on March 25 in downtown Houston. It is at City Hall’s Hermann Square.Find out more »
The Houston Green Film Series and Transition Houston are proud to host Katrina X and 10 Years After Katrina: Resilience, Recovery, and REALITY. These two films will discuss the realities of New Orleans after the storm. Join us for a look at the effects of climate change on Houston’s neighbor as these films demonstrate what disaster capitalism means for cities on our coast.
Special Guest Breial Kennedy co-director will be traveling to Houston to discuss her experience with the making of the film and the realities of “recovery” for many Katrina survivors.
The Rothko Chapel has scheduled a four-day symposium exploring economic inequality and ways communities can improve and sustain local economies. March 31-April 3
“Confronting Inequality: Alternative Economies, Resilient Communities” is slated to start with the keynote at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 31.
Terry Tempest Williams, author, conservationist and activist, will serve as keynote. She is known for speaking out on behalf of taking an ethical stance on life – and frequently discusses the social implications of environmental issues, which are social issues that ultimately become matters of justice.Find out more »
Join with hundreds of students, faculty, and community members as we discuss three powerful social movement campaigns taking place in Houston today:
UH and the Prison industrial Complex, led by Divest University of Houston
Immigrant Justice, led by United We DREAM
Economic Justice, led by Fight for $15 and Houston Justice for Janitors
Fe y Justicia will be having a vigil to honor all workers who have been injured or died on the job.Find out more »
Join the diverse Houston Immigrant, Workers' Rights and Social Justice community as we take to the streets on Houston's southwest side and make our voices heard! We will meet up at the corner of Renwick and Bellaire at 12 pm, and march to Burnett Bayland Park (6000 Chimney Rock Rd) at 1pm where we will hold a community rally.Find out more »
Have you wondered what it means to be sustainable or how you might transition to a more sustainable way of living. What ways are you inspired to make changes in your lifestyle, your neighborhood, workplace or the Houston area that offer more care for the Earth, care for people and creates community?
This workshop is intended to empower you to go forward with your ideas of how to live more sustainably.Find out more »
University of Texas professor Robert Jensen will discuss his book Plain Radical: Living, Loving, and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully at the home of Houston house concert promoter Jeff Abrams.
Jensen’s book chronicles his personal, political, and intellectual life with friend and mentor Jim Koplin, who blended the best of rural traditions with a relentless radical critique of concentrated power and illegitimate authority.Find out more »
Join us (and other Buddhist and Christian denominations) in a gentle walk down Heights Esplanade. Every fall in multiple cities, Buddhist Global Relief organizes walk events to help raise funds for programs that provide direct aid, develop sustainable food production, promote education for girls and women, and give women opportunities for right livelihood. Registration begins 8am, the walk itself at 9am.Find out more »
WELCOME TO BLACK HERITAGE SOCIETY'S 39th ANNUAL MLK, JR. PARADE
We inspire, teach, and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the weekend of the federal holiday occurring on the third Monday of each January with commemorative parade and celebratory festive community activities throughout the weekend.