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Start at 5pm at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Huntsville, Texas for orientation. Proceed to Huntsville Prison where executions take place for Prayer Vigil at 6pm.Find out more »
Santa At The Jail is a project to provide children visiting their parents at the jail a toy as they leave. Imagine having to leave your parent behind bars on Christmas Eve. Please donate and/or join us on Christmas Eve at the jail, to help us bring a little comfort to these kids as they have to leave their parents behind.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.
The January 20 Coalition is organizing a march and rally to protest the inauguration of Trump on Friday January 20, 1-4 pm. We will assemble on the sidewalk at 900 Smith St., next to Hermann Square, at 1 pm. Beginning at 1:30 pm, we will march on the sidewalks down Smith St. to the Leland Federal Building at 1919 Smith St. Our rally there will include speakers, chants, spoken word artists, and the dramatic smashing of a new Trump piñata.Find out more »
As we march on Austin, we are marching in a symbolic joining of hands with all of the sister marches around this country and the world. We march peacefully to send a message loud and clear – a message that is shared by our allies across the globe. Our mission and vision is the same as that of our principal Women’s March on Washington. The following are the national organization’s Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles.
On January 21, 2017 we will unite in Washington, DC for the Women’s March on Washington. We stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families — recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.Find out more »
The Center for Critical Race Studies at the University of Houston—Downtown offers a space of retreat and reflection for all people, no matter your race, ethnicity, ability, gender, sexuality, religion, class, caste, or national origin. We welcome you to a critical and frank consideration of racialized violence in our country as well as manner in which institutions engage in racist actions under the guise of policy change. The Center recognizes that individuals and institutions are neither neutral nor colorblind.Find out more »
UPDATE: Univision is reporting that Pena Nieto has cancelled his meeting with Trump. But the January 31 protest is still on!
On Tuesday, January 31, Mexican President Pena Nieto will meet with U.S. President Trump. These are two of the worst men on the continent, and they have shown they do not care for Mexican people on either side of the border. The Pena Nieto regime is extremely corrupt, engages in violent repression, and has opened up Mexico's oil resources to exploitation by U.S. capitalists. The new Trump administration is also extremely corrupt, is planning mass deportations of undocumented immigrants, and has taken the first steps toward violent repression on the border and in U.S. cities.Find out more »
Join us on Friday, February 3rd, at 4PM as we make sure our voices are heard in the fight against Islamophobia, xenophobia and all other bigotry that has recently been not only emboldened but acted upon.Find out more »
The pledge of allegiance states that we as a country are "one nation, indivisible" yet our elected president Donald Trump has continuously introduced policies that are dividing us as a nation. We must let him know that we as the MAJORITY do not agree with his hateful rhetoric. His idea of America is not our idea of America.Find out more »
It is time for the city government of Houston to see how diverse we are. The grand claim was made that we are a "welcoming city," but the treatment of the local homeless community, gentrification, lack clarity on where our elected leaders stand on Trump's policies and of course the issue of anti Blackness need to be addressed.
We are not one big happy family until justice is extended to all!
WE WILL MARCH UP FANIN FROM HERMANN PARK TO NRG PARK. RAIN OR SHINE.
Residents from across the southern suburbs of Houston will be publicly showing our support for our Muslim neighbors and for refugees and immigrants from predominately Muslim countries. Recent efforts to restrict immigration, turn away refugees, and incidents of anti-Muslim violence and harassment make this an important time for us all to come together and let our voices of respect and compassion be heard.Find out more »
2017 Annual Conference of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty will take place on February 18 at St. David Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas. Register by February 8 for discounted rate. Conference includes workshops on the death penalty, Awards Luncheon and opportunities to network with other abolitionists in the state. Join us as we continue our journey to abolish the death penalty in Texas. More information and registration at www.tcadp.org.Find out more »
Citizens to Rally and March Against Tyranny in Downtown Houston
Houston, TX – (February 13, 2017) – Most years, this weekend would be dedicated to the power of the President. This year on Sunday, February 19, “We the People Connect the Dots” march against tyranny and ongoing attacks on social justice and civil rights.
Instead of honoring our current President on this holiday, we honor the American people and the values that hundreds of thousands of us are fighting for. We are democracy. We are patriots. We are America.” states the membership of Indivisible Houston.
The March will begin at 3:00 PM with speakers from diverse advocacy groups united by those interconnected issues and articulating true American values.Find out more »
The Center for the Healing of Racism presents Dialogue: Racism, a two-day intensive workshop that educates participants about racism and facilitates the process by which individuals can begin to counter the affects of racism on their lives and become empowered to interrupt the cycle of racist attitudes. The workshop provides a safe, respectful, and loving atmosphere for individuals to learn new information, share experiences, dispel fears and guilt, and get to know each other.Find out more »
On the Fringe Book Club was created as a response to the current political climate.
On the Fringe is a monthly gathering to discuss books and Related content pertaining to social justice, humanitarian crises, and other issues that remain “on the fringe” of the concerns of mainstream society.Find out more »