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February 2016

HPJC Social

February 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bohemeo’s Cafe & Coffeeshop, 708 Telephone Rd.
Houston, TX 77023 United States
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March 2016

Roy Zimmerman Concert – Potluck – Fundraiser for Peace Camp Houston

March 11, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Unitarian Fellowship of Houston, 1504 Wirt Road
Houston, TX 77055 United States
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$20

What can one person do about climate change, torture, racism, gun violence, fracking, Congressional ineptitude, ignorance, war and greed?  Write funny songs, says Roy Zimmerman

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April 2016

Houston Music, Peace, and Justice Festival 2016

April 9, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Fellowship of Houston, 1504 Wirt Road
Houston, TX 77055 United States
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Outdoor Music, Peace and Justice Festival in a beautiful, shaded setting, with indoor space in case of bad weather. Music! Food! Hoola Hoops! Belly Dancers! Arts and Crafts! Hand Drumming! HPJC Information Tables. Children's Peace Club Activities!
Bring lawn chairs and picnic lunch! OR Food cooked by Food Not Bombs will be available on site for a donation.
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon and evening with peace and justice activists. HPJC member organizations are invited to share information and literature, while everyone gets to have a day of music and food and fun.

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HPJC April Social

April 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Field of Greens, 2320 W. Alabama
Houston,

YOU are invited to visit & have a good time with other peace & justice activists. Bring information to share, if you wish, about your favorite upcoming event, or just come and relax!

Many vegan and vegetarian options are available on the menu. See the venue's web site for more details.

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May 2016

See/Hear/Meet Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! in Houston

May 1, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Carl Walker Jr. Multi-Purpose Center, 4300 Noble St at Waco
Houston, 77020
$10
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KPFT will be hosting Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan, authors of a new book, “Democracy Now!: 20 years of Covering the Movements Changing America”, in a book signing event, at 1 pm on May 1.

There will also be a meet & greet before the main event, lasting from 12 noon to 12:50 pm. An additional donation is requested, and spaces are very limited, so if you’re interested please get your tickets now.

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July 2016

HPJC Peace Potluck 2016

July 10, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
First Congregational Church of Houston, 10840 Beinhorn Road
Houston, TX 77024 United States
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Bring a dish to share with other peace, justice, and environmental activists, and plan on having a relaxed time enjoying all the great food. Share literature about your organization and its activities, and tell everyone about your upcoming events. Children are welcome.

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RFK: A Portrait of Robert F. Kennedy

July 23, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - August 16, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
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Main Street Theater, 2540 Times Blvd.
Houston, 77005
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36$ - 39$

At Main Street Theater we are currently running 2 plays that have, sadly, turned out to be incredibly timely with all that seems to be falling apart in our world:

RFK: A Portrait of Robert Kennedy and Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-A** Wit of Molly Ivins. (The shows run in repertory, alternating days) through August 14.

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August 2016

Meditation, with a Side of Ginger Rothko Chapel’s “Twelve Moments” series continues with Vipassana meditation

August 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rothko Chapel, 3900 Yupon St.
Houston, TX 77006 United States
$10

Turn off your inner critic and learn to see the world in a new way at the Rothko Chapel.
Ginger Clarkson will be leading guided Vipassana meditation at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, August 3 at the Rothko Chapel, located at 3900 Yupon. Suggested donation is $10.

Vipassana is a meditation technique which requires internal and external attention. A practitioner consciously observes without judgment, analysis or the attempt to change anything.

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September 2016

Film: Sonita

September 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet
Houston, 77005-1803
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Sonita Winning two awards at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, Sonita tells the inspiring story of Sonita Alizadeh, an 18-year-old Afghan refugee in Iran, who

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October 2016

Film: Get in the Way: The Journey of John Lewis

October 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet
Houston, 77005-1803
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Free

In 1965, the historic Selma March known as Bloody Sunday was a turning point in the Civil Rights Movement. John Lewis—now a U.S. Congressman, then a young student—co-led hundreds of peaceful marchers seeking voting rights for African Americans in the South. When they came face to face with a wall of Alabama state troopers, Lewis took a steadfast, nonviolent stand and encouraged his followers to do the same. Seventy-six-year-old Lewis is a respected legislator and elder statesman who continues to practice nonviolence in his determined fight for justice. The film is a riveting portrayal of Lewis’s personal journey of courage, searing disappointments, and hard-won triumphs. Over the decades—including on the House floor this past June—he inspires others to “get in the way.”

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November 2016

HPJC 2016 Peacemaker Awards Dinner with Sonia Nazario

November 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
University Hilton Hotel, University of Houston, 4350 University Drive
Houston, TX United States
$100

HPJC's annual awards dinner brings together peace and justice activists from the southeast Texas area for our 2016 celebration of peacemakers.

Our national peacemaker and keynote speaker will be Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario, author of the bestseller "Enrique's Journey", a true story about a young Honduran boy's search for his mother who left home to find work in the US to pay for food for her starving family.

Our local peacemaker awardees will be Bren Hardt, Ashton Woods, and Jackie Young. Each of them will get to tell us about the important work they do. A special presentation will also be given to Casa Juan Diego.

The final reservation deadline was Nov. 7, so we're sorry but no more reservations may be accepted.
Parts of the program, including Sonia Nazario's talk, may be broadcast later on KPFT's The Progressive Forum (Thursdays, 7-9 pm).

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December 2016

Houston Food Policy Workgroup Potluck

December 14, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Scott Howard Home, 1920 West Clay St
Houston, TX 77019 United States
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It's time again for our infamous year-end holiday potluck. Please join us as we reflect upon the successes of this year, project our goals for the year ahead, and celebrate local food and friendship in Houston. We'll say thanks to Libby Kennedy for her service as co-chair, and unveil the 2017 schedule.

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