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February 2019

Black History Month Event: “Talk With Us”

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Energy Institute High School, 3501 Southmore Blvd., 2nd Floor "Ted Talk" Room
Houston, 77004
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Free

What are the origins of racism?  Can a person stop being racist?  How can we make talking about race easier?  These are just a few of the topics to be discussed during “Talk with Us,” an event hosted by the African American Culture Club of Energy Institute High School on Wednesday, February 20th from 6:00 to 8:00PM, 3501 Southmore Blvd. (Ted Talk room), Houston, TX 77004.  The event will feature a discussion led by Ms. Cherry Steinwender, co-founder and executive director of the Houston-based Center for the Healing of Racism.  Ms. Steinwender’s talk will be followed by a Q & A and an Open Mic session.  This free event is open to the general public.

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In Their Footsteps: An American Muslim Civil Rights Journey

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bay Area UU Church, 17503 El Camino Real
Houston, TX 77058 United States
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In Their Footsteps: An American Muslim Civil RightsJourney” follows some 30 American Muslim civil rights leaders as they journeyed through Alabama in April 2018 to learn about the history of slavery, lynching, segregation, and about present-day racial injustice.

During the journey, the Muslim leaders attended the inauguration of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery and learned from experts at the historic 16th Street Baptist Church, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and the Civil Rights Memorial. Following the screening, there will be a panel discussion of the film and related topics.

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Climate Change & What You Can Do

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series whose theme in 2019 is environmental issues and what you can do. In February, Dan Cohan, associate professor at Rice University, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, will speak on climate change. Climate change has been deemed one of the most significant environmental issues facing North America by the U.N.'s Global Environmental Outlook, the U.N.'s flagship environmental assessment.

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Climate Change & What You Can Do

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Dan Cohan, associate professor at Rice University, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, will speak on climate change. Climate change has been deemed one of the most significant environmental issues facing North America by the U.N.'s Global Environmental Outlook, the U.N.'s flagship environmental assessment. Professor Cohan will educate on the latest research and reports on climate change, so that you thoroughly understand the issue. He will also explain the actions you can take to combat climate change.

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March 2019

Teaching Peace Literacy: A Two-Day Workshop

March 2 - March 3
Dominican Center for Spirituality, 6501 Almeda Rd
Houston, 77021
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$40

Learn about Peace Literacy* and why we need it to bring healing in our world of challenging and ever-changing traumas. AND learn how to TEACH Peace Literacy.
Be prepared for a hands-on learning experience for developing curriculum and activities that will provide skills for and resiliency in future peacemakers.
This is a two-day event. To get the most out of the training, please plan to attend both days. Registration covers both days and includes lunches.

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Do-It-Yourself Energy Audits for Houses of Worship & Their Members

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

The Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston invites you learn how to conduct a DIY energy audit at your house or worship or in your home to figure out how to lower energy costs. Our speaker, Colby May, has performed professional energy audits at more than 2000 facilities, specializing in houses of worship, educational institutions & government buildings. Learn from an expert!

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Learning from the World’s Children: An Evening with President & CEO of UNICEF USA, Caryl Stern

March 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St. Lukes United Methodist Church, 3471 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, 7Q7027
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$15 – $50

Sponsored by IM’s women’s initiative, IMpower, this community-wide event will feature Caryl Stern, President & CEO of UNICEF USA, one of our world's most notable organizations working toward the day when no child dies from preventable causes.  The evening will also feature a special fireside chat with Caryl and Lisa Falkenberg, a Pulitzer Prize Journalist and now Houston Chronicle’s Editor of Opinion.  A dessert reception will follow the lecture.

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Nonviolent Communication Day-Long Workshop

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on April 13, 2019 at 9:00am

Building Solid Relationships: At Home, Work, School, Anywhere! is the title of this Nonviolent Communication event facilitated by CNVC Certified Trainer, Bren Hardt, long-time member of HPJC.  Staying present and grounded with skills to manage one's emotions, speaking with authenticity, clarity and in a connecting (rather than disconnecting) way, and listening with curiosity for both content and meaning are the skills of NVC - Nonviolent Communication.  NVC is a globally respected communication set of skills that is serving leaders around the world to be more effective and to build a culture of peace.

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Compassion Workshop with Dr. Will Tuttle

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
OSO yoga, 1520 Rutland
Houston, 77008
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$25

Author of World Peace Diet and internationally acclaimed speaker, Dr. Will Tuttle will conduct a workshop on veganism and spirituality at OSO Yoga on Mar. 23rd. Optional yoga class from 9-9:50 AM, followed by workshop from 10-12 Noon. Optional lunch with Dr. Tuttle afterwards.

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