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August 2020

HPJC Quarterly Board Meeting

August 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Talento Bilingue de Houston, 333 S. Jensen Drive
Houston, TX 77003 United States
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Please join the Houston Peace & Justice Center for our Quarterly Board Meeting. Organizational members are asked to send a representative to each Quarterly Board Meeting. Individual members are always welcome to attend. We will be discussing our 2020 plans for activism towards peace and justice in the areas of peace and family education, foreign and military policy, environmental justice, economic justice, and human rights and criminal justice.

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MFAH Films Virtual Experience: AI WEIWEI: YOURS TRULY

August 19 @ 8:00 am - August 30 @ 5:00 pm
Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St,
Houston, 77005
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$10

In 2014, Ai Weiwei, the renowned Chinese artist and activist, assisted by curator and filmmaker Cheryl Haines, transformed the former penitentiary
on Alcatraz Island into an astonishing exhibition of socially engaged art, focusing on the plight of the unjustly incarcerated. Visitors were invited to send postcards to prisoners in the exhibition. Several of the formerly imprisoned activists, including Chelsea Manning, speak about the impact of receiving those messages of hope.

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Waking News!

August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Center for the Healing of Racism, 3412 Crawford Street
Houston, TX, 77004
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Free. Donations appreciated. RSVP required

Come share an article you found in a magazine, journal, or online resource relating to discrimination, oppression, or any forms of racism. Then join us in a lively discussion where we engage in the complexities of racism and how we can all heal from it.

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September 2020

Hurricane Laura Disaster Relief Drive

September 1 - September 30
Launchpointcdc.org, 5807 Little York Rd.
Houston, 77016
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Houston's Launch Point Disaster Relief Organization is collecting disaster relief donations and supplies for Lake Charles Louisiana and Beaumont, Texas.  They are working in partnership with the Red Cross to provide aid to those areas that were hit the hardest by Hurricane Laura.

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Jubilee for the Earth

September 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online
Free

Join with Christians of all traditions in a Jubilee for the Earth, an observance of the 2020 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. This ecumenical service, hosted by Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church in Houston, will be a time to pray, to praise, to profess our faith, to confess, and to leave empowered to lead transformed lives.

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“Racism in the War on Drugs”

September 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Zoom Event
Free. Donations appreciated. RSVP required

As the fight to heal racism continues, so does the need to bring greater justice and equality to all. The Center for the Healing of Racism is proud to present this conversation, led by three of Houston’s most dedicated social justice advocates.

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Houston DSA Author Talk with Mark Nowak

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Mark Nowak, poet, founder of the Worker Writers School, and author of Social Poetics (Coffee House Press, 2020), joins the Houston DSA Arts Collective and Political Education Committee for a discussion of cultural organizing and its role in building socialism. The event will include a reading, moderated Q&A, and open discussion.

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International Day of Peace 2020

September 21
online

The International Day of Peace was first celebrated in 1982, and is recognized by many nations and organizations with events all over the world every September 21st, including day-long pauses in wars that reveal how easy it would be to have year-long or forever-long pauses in wars.

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Waking News!

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Center for the Healing of Racism, 3412 Crawford Street
Houston, TX, 77004
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Free. Donations appreciated. RSVP required

Come share an article you found in a magazine, journal, or online resource relating to discrimination, oppression, or any forms of racism. Then join us in a lively discussion where we engage in the complexities of racism and how we can all heal from it.

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Virtual Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Candidates Forum

September 29 @ 6:45 pm
Zoom
Free
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Here is the link: https://zoom.us/j/94131310993 Criminal Appeals Forum for tomorrow: Sept. 29th – 6:45 pm Top 3 reasons to join: 1 - Informed voters are the

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America’s Unholy Ghosts: The Racist Roots of Our Faith and Politics 

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom Event
Free. Donations appreciated. RSVP required

Please join us for a Zoom conversation with author Joel Goza who will discuss his book America’s Unholy Ghosts: The Racist Roots of Our Faith and Politics on September 30, 2020, 6-8 PM (CDT).  Goza, former pastor of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Houston, TX, writes with passion about the racist and classist roots of America’s political and religious institutions.  Grounding his work in the philosophies of Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Adam Smith, Goza convincingly argues that America’s Founding Fathers deliberately designed a racist and inequitable society. 

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The Condor and The Eagle – Houston Premiere (Virtual!)

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free – $25

Houston, TX - The Citizens’ Environmental Coalition (CEC) and the Houston Green Film Series will host a virtual screening of the Houston Premiere of the

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October 2020

Robert Reich Livestream

October 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
ProgressiveForum website
Free

Robert Reich will discuss his new book, The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It. A free livestream interview with Progressive Forum founder, Randall

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Is This Really A Racial Reckoning?

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
by zoom–link on website Houston, 77008 + Google Map
Free

Join the Rothko Chapel and the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at the University of Texas at Austin for the 6th annual Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold Endowed Lecture in Peace, Social Justice and Human Rights.

The 2020 Farenthold Lecture will kick-off a series of Rothko Chapel programs exploring the past, present, and future of civil and human rights in this country. Which rights are particularly at-risk in today’s society, and how can we become more effective advocates and activists as we work to undo injustice and create a society of equality and equity? A moderated Q&A session by ABC13’s news anchor Melanie Lawson follows the lecture.

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National Activism Day

October 3
Free

 Given recent events, many of us have felt that more participation in activism is needed to actually make a difference within our community, our nation, and our government. With that said, we decided to create a national holiday that commemorates the work of leading activists and encourages more participation within the field of activism, especially within the United States.

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NETWORKS’s Nuns on the Bus: The Virtual Tour

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
by zoom–link on website Houston, 77008 + Google Map
Free

NETWORK's Nuns of the Bus is coming to Houston (Virtually)!For more info or to register go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0odeipqTgtG93vaVAXDTGLL79FZzPCpVAc   Join Sr. Simone Campbell and the

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Building Black and Asian Solidarity: Women Leading Across Race, History, and Culture

October 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
by zoom–link on website Houston, 77008 + Google Map
Free

During the current challenging times, solidarity, support, and strength between all communities are imperative to move the nation forward in the right direction. Join Asia Society as inspirational women leaders explore the depth of Black and Asian American experiences in the country, discuss how to overcome racial conflict and division between communities, and share their hopes for cross-racial understanding and collaboration as we build a just and equitable future together.

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The Structure of Racism

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom Event
Free. Donations appreciated. RSVP required

Please join the Dominican Sisters of Houston and the Center for the Healing of Racism on Saturday, October 10, 2020, 1-3 PM, for “The Structure of Racism,” a Zoom presentation examining the structural and psychological causes and consequences of prejudice and discrimination. The workshop will be led by Dr. Craig Oettinger who will discuss these persistent patterns and — with the help of the audience — explore how change is possible.

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Rain Barrels for The Houston-Area Community

October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
online
$35

The Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston and Galveston Bay Foundation invite all houses of worship and their members in Houston, alongside any interested Houstonians, to a rain barrel workshop.

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Houston Racial Reconciliation Workshop ONLINE

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - October 15 @ 9:00 pm
by zoom–link on website Houston, 77008 + Google Map

Expect to dig deep as we look through the lens of history, as well as the events we are experiencing today, to understand how race remains a salient factor in shaping our society.

Throughout the course, we will actively build relationships as we participate and engage one another through conversation, experiences, and learning in a Gospel centered environment.

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