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November 2021

Racism in White Saviorism

November 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom Event
Free. Donations appreciated

Please join the Center for the Healing of Racism on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 (6 to 8 PM CST) for a workshop addressing the role of the “White Savior" in racial violence — from residential schools, social work programs to education.  By examining the historical context, we can better understand the ways in which the helping professions can contribute to paternalism and harm in the communities they seek to serve.  Our presenter will be artist and educator Heather Maria Scholl…

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A Way Forward: To Tell the Truth — A Review of Racist Ideology

November 20, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Zoom Event
Free. Donations appreciated

The Center for the Healing of Racism in partnership with Houston Community College (HCC) presents the second of it’s six-part series “A Way Forward: Dismantling Institutional Racism" on Saturday, November 20, 2021 (9:00am to 1pm, CST).  HCC Sociology Instructor Michael Ayers will present a review of racist ideology and discuss its effect on identity and how it helps to uphold institutional racism.  Mr. Ayers, a native Texan, has been active in the fight against Institutional Racism and White Supremacy for…

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A Climate Action Plan for Faith Communities & People of Faith

November 21, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Free

Join Lisa Brenskelle, Houston Climate Communication Coordinator for the Texas chapter of Interfaith Power & Light, for a discussion on developing a Climate Action Plan for your faith community and for yourself. The City of Houston has a Climate Action Plan, but how do you translate that to your faith community, or to your household?  Clearly, a city and a faith community or an individual household are very different.  However, certain fundamental principles apply to all cases. This talk will…

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Quaker Barter Fair

November 26, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Live Oak Friends Meeting House, 1318 W. 26th
Houston, TX 77008 United States
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Free

Black Friday offers the challenge to BUY NOTHING!  The Quaker testimonies of Simplicity, Community and Stewardship encourage Friends to find creative ways to care for the earth and each other, and we want to extend this opportunity to others in the community.  Creating a space to practice thinking together in a new way about how we place value on objects and services within our community seems like a worthwhile way to observe the day after Thanksgiving. And it is a…

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December 2021

Rothko Chapel’s World AIDS Day Observance

December 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Online Houston, + Google Map
$5 – $10

Vimeo Livestream, 8am CT Free event with suggested contributions $5-10 In commemoration of World AIDS Day, the Rothko Chapel hosts a morning observance to show support and stand in solidarity with the millions of people living with and impacted by HIV/AIDS. The morning program includes live music, personal testimonials, and guided reflection. Jeffrey Campbell, Chief Program Officer at AIDS Foundation Houston will share information on the state of the battle against HIV in Houston and Texas. Shadawn McCants, owner and Clinical Director of Know…

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All Creation Waits Weekly Book Discussion Group for Advent

December 1, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - December 22, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Online
Free

Avoid the consumer hype of the “holiday season” with daily readings of intimate, beautifully-written portraits of wild animals and their adaptations to the cold and dark of winter.  The author sees in these creatures lessons for adapting to the “winters” in our own lives.  The book, although intended as a devotional for the Christian season of Advent, is very unusual in that the stories contain no overtly religious content, making it suitable for people of all faiths, or no faith…

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Amnesty International, Houston local 23 monthly meeting.

December 7, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tracy Gee Community Center, 3599 Westcenter Drive
Houston, 77042
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Free

Amnesty International,  Houston local 23monthly meeting. Tuesday, December 7th at 7:00 PM The Tracy Gee Community Center3599 Westcenter Drive, Houston, Texas 77042 https://www.pct3.com/Community-Centers/Tracy-Gee-Community-CenterWe ask the unvaccinated to please mask up. Parking is in back.Food, Drink & Human Rights! Meet us & learn how *you* can make a differencelocally and globally ! For more, find us on Facebook , Twitter, or email us;mail@amnestyhouston.orgTo join our listserv, email us at;amnestyhouston-subscribe@yahoogroups.com Peace, Salaam, Shalom, Juli KringJuli3@aol.com “You must be the change you wish…

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HPJC Quarterly Board Meeting

December 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom
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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 Officers for 2022 and other agenda items.

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10th World Nursing, Healthcare Management and Patient Safety Conference

December 15, 2021 @ 8:00 am - December 17, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
Dubai, Dubai, UAE
Dubai, On behalf of the United Arab Emirates
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$399

On behalf of the 10th World Nursing, Healthcare Management and Patient Safety Conference December 15-17, 2021 Committee, it gives us a great pleasure to announce NHPSUCG2021 scheduled on December 15-17, 2021 in Dubai, UAE. Our Gathering aims to bring all the Directors, Specialists, Professors, Doctors, Scientists, Academicians, Nurses, Healthcare Professionals, Students, Researchers, Business Delegates, Industrialists to share the knowledge, experience, challenges, innovations and trends encountered in the field of Nursing and Patient Safety. It provides a great platform for more…

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January 2022

Take action for refugee rights!

January 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tracy Gee Community Center, 3599 Westcenter Drive
Houston, 77042
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Free

Join Amnesty International’s Houston Local Group and take action for refugee rights! When: Tuesday, January 4th at 7:00 PM Where: The Tracy Gee Community Center 3599 Westcenter Drive, Houston, Texas 77042 https://www.pct3.com/Community-Centers/Tracy-Gee-Community-Center Come to our monthly activism event where we’ll be: Planning public actions for refugee and migrant rights in Houston Advocating for better legislation and policies around refugee rights Writing messages of solidarity folks currently being detained by ICE Meet the group and learn how *you* can make a difference locally and globally ! This…

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Rothko Chapel’s MLK Birthday Celebration

January 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Online
$5 – $10

Coinciding with the Chapel’s annual observance of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday on January 15, 2022, the program opens with a performance of and discussion about music central to the US Civil Rights Movement. The Community Music Center of Houston Scott Joplin Chamber Orchestra conducted by Dr. Anne Lundy will share a selection of music central to Dr. King’s transformative leadership and Black Americans’ historic and contemporary protests for equity. Dr. Shana L. Redmond, scholar of music, race…

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Faith, Climate Change & Justice: A Multifaith Panel Discussion

January 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
1st Unitarian Universalist Church, 5200 Fannin St.
Houston, TX, 77004
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Free

The Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston invites you to hear multiple faith perspectives on the topic of faith, climate change & justice. A panel of speakers of a variety of faith backgrounds will each address faith, climate change & justice from the perspective of their faith.  An opportunity for Q&A with the panel will follow, as well as discussion with all in attendance in break-out groups. People of all faiths are encouraged to attend, as are representatives of local environmental non-profits…

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28th Annual MLK Grande Parade

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Midtown Houston, 1200 Holman Street (San Jacinto Street @ Egin Street)
Houston, 77004
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Free to the public

The MLK Grande Parade will be held in Midtown Houston on January 17, 2022 originating on San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street beginning @ 10A (CST). Watch live on the CW 39 or to learn more log on to www.mlkgrandeparade.org

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Grande Parade

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Midtown Houston, 1200 Holman Street (San Jacinto Street @ Egin Street)
Houston, 77004
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Free to the public

The MLK Grande Parade will be held in Midtown Houston on January 17, 2022 originating on San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street beginning @ 10a CST).Watch live on the CW 39 Houston or to learn more visit www.mlkgrandeparade.org

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Houston MLK Parade

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Midtown Houston, 1200 Holman Street (San Jacinto Street @ Egin Street)
Houston, 77004
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Free to the public

The MLK Grande Parade will be held in Midtown Houston on January 17, 2022 originating on San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street beginning @ 10A (CST). For more information log on www.mlkgrandeparade.org

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Houston Community Leadership Program

January 22 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Houston Food Bank, 535 Portwall St
Houston, TX 77029
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Free

The Houston Community Leadership Program is a free, non-partisan half-day event where AIT, local partner organizations, and community leaders provide civic engagement training and tools to help underrepresented women develop civic leadership skills. The agenda includes a panel conversation with local elected officials, breakout sessions led by local nonprofits, interactive trainings, and tabling services from community organizations. We will also provide free breakfast and lunch, childcare services, interpretation services, and more.

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Houston Community Leadership Program

January 22 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Houston Food Bank, 535 Portwall St
Houston, TX 77029
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Free

The Houston Community Leadership Program is a free, non-partisan half-day event where AIT, local partner organizations, and community leaders provide civic engagement training and tools to help underrepresented women develop civic leadership skills. The agenda includes a panel conversation with local elected officials, breakout sessions led by local nonprofits, interactive trainings, and tabling services from community organizations. We will also provide free breakfast and lunch, childcare services, interpretation services, and more.

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A Way Forward – A History of Racism in Law Enforcement-Zoom

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

A Way Forward – A History of Racism in Law Enforcement-Zoom

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A Way Forward: A History of Racism in Law Enforcement

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Zoom
Free. Donations appreciated

Please join us on Saturday, January 22, 2022 (9 AM to 1 PM) to examine the history of racism in law enforcement in the United States. Our presenter, Jeff Reese, will discuss the origins of the problem and how we got where we are today.  Reese will lead us in seeking A Way Forward to dismantle institutional racism and mass incarceration. During his 26 year career with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Jeff Reese worked as a hostage negotiator, suicide…

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Racism in law enforcement

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Zoom Event

Seminar

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