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Based on the Life of Catherine Benincasa, Sr. Nancy brings Catherine to life reflecting on the 800 years of the Dominican Order. The program will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6. The Friday night session is free. We will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 7. Scholarships are available.Find out more »
Want to learn to make homemade Kombucha and Wild Fermented root drinks like Ginger Beer, Turmeric Beer, and Sunchoke Beer? They are all fermented to be full of probiotics (healthy gut!), non-alcoholic (less than .5 percent), and simple to make.Find out more »
Presence, Patience and Love at the Rothko Chapel “Twelve Moments” series continues with Rabbi Scott Hausman-Weiss
Sometimes making a little change can be a big challenge.
Rabbi Scott Hausman-Weiss says the first step is learning to love who and where you are now – before moving forward and heading to where you want to be.
The Rabbi will be leading a guided, silent and reflective meditation at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at the Rothko Chapel at 3900 Yupon. Suggested donation is $10.
Come experience circles led by youth graduates from a restorative justice program. You will be exposed to the roots and practices of restorative justice, including the following types of circles:
AVP is dedicated to reducing violence: on the streets, at work, in schools, in homes, and in relationships everywhere
AVP provides tools for creative, nonviolent resolution to conflicts used by peace workers such as Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., Jesus of Nazareth, and many others
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 »
Join RAWtools, The Peace Pastor Marty Troyer, Texas Gun Sense and others on Friday, March 10th at 6:45pm as we turn guns into garden tools and learn of a 3rd way of addressing gun violence.
RAWtools, Inc. gets its scriptural motivation from Isaiah 2:4 and Micah 4:3. We want to be comprehensive in our efforts to move our communities away from gun violence and violence as a whole. Its not enough to just make a lot of tools from guns. We need to help teach each other new ways to solve our problems through relationship, dialogue, and alternative means of justice, i.e. Restorative Justice practices and victim-offender dialogue.Find out more »
YOU ARE INVITED!
to attend this lecture and film screening on drones at Live Oak Friends Meeting, April 8th from 6-8PM.
We will gather from 6-6:30 for snack and a brief lecture on why Houstonians should be concerned about drones, what we can do to resist drone warfare in our communities, and what our next steps will be to build a movement against drones in Houston. At 6:30 we will begin screening the documentary UNMANNED: US Drone Wars followed by a brief time to network.
If you'd like to sponsor this event send an email to our Regional Organizer via firstname.lastname@example.orgFind out more »
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 email@example.com . There is no cost to attend but you may contribute to our plans to fund a well-deserved vacation for Johnny.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 »
This body meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 7-10pm at the Montrose Center. Public comment is from 8 to 8.30pm.Find out more »
If you are not registered to vote, or if you have moved & need to update your registration, you can do so at Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church in Houston on Sept. 9 & 16. To check if you are registered, and at what address, see https://www.hctax.net/Voter/Search. Bring your TX driver’s license, or state-issued i.d. to register. Or, if you don’t have these forms of identification, you can register using the last 4 digits of your social security number. Get ready to vote in September! Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church is located at 2353 Rice Blvd. Metro buses 41 and 27 stop nearby. For more information, contact Lisa Brenskelle at firstname.lastname@example.org.Find out more »