Vegan Society of P.E.A.C.E. presents the 5th Annual VegFest Houston on Saturday, June 17, 2017! Join us at the Stafford Centre Convention Hall from 10AM-4PM. Come learn about creating an ethical, compassionate and sustainable world for all! Peace begins on our plates!Find out more »
On the Fringe is a monthly gathering to discuss books and Related content pertaining to social justice, humanitarian crises, and other issues that remain “on the fringe” of the concerns of mainstream society.Find out more »
The Center for the Healing of Racism will hold its 23rd annual Juneteenth Ally Awards luncheon on Saturday, June 24, 2017.
The luncheon will be held at noon on Saturday, June 24, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church (Fondren Hall), 5501 Main Street, Houston, TX 77004. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased through the Center for the Healing of Racism. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (713) 520-8226. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to this event to aid in our work, if you are unable to attend.Find out more »
Mazin Qumsiyeh; he is a medical geneticist who trained in the U.S. and taught at Duke and Yale. He is a Palestinian Christian who teaches at Bethlehem University in Bethlehem in the West Bank and has co-founded a museum of natural history which just opened recently. He is interested in promoting awareness of the museum and its important work in educating children and young people about recycling, sustainability, and nature conservation. The museum is a very exciting endeavor that has already reached many children and youth there and draws a steady stream of visitors and volunteers.Find out more »
We want our representatives to support Medicare for ALL, so we are hosting a Town Hall on July 8th, the same day events will be going on across the country to DEMAND Independence from Privatized Healthcare!
Join elected members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Harris County in a town hall discussion on H.R.676 - Expanded & Improved Medicare For All Act.Find out more »
The Economic Justice Working Group will be holding their monthly meeting to discuss ongoing projects and other ideas. All are welcome to attend, please notify the organizer if you would like to attend.Find out more »
Join Transition Houston for our summer potluck!
It's once again time for our summer social and potluck at Japhet Creek. We hope you'll join us for great food and fellowship as we celebrate and enjoy each other.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 »
IT’S no secret that Beijing has been building up its military might in the South China Sea.
But there’s another superpower making an even bigger play to stay top dog and many of us wouldn’t event realize. The United States has surrounded China with 400 military bases in an almost perfect “noose”.
In a new documentary set to air on Sunday night, The Coming war on China, award-winning journalist and filmmaker John Pilger challenges the notion of the world’s newest, biggest trading nation as an enemy. He also reveals the build-up to war taking place right on Beijing’s doorstep.Find out more »
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
The Basic AVP Workshop is fun and empowers personal growth—an interactive, intensive,
2½-day experience that hones interpersonal conflict-resolution skills. Experiential exercises, small groups, and one-to-one interactions build community and trust around the themes of:Find out more »
Ever wonder how the $10 million we give to Israel every day is used? Can there ever be peace in Israel / Palestine? What should America's role be there?
Two Quakers have recently returned from an interfaith delegation to Palestine and Israel. They will share photos and stories from their experiences after staying with families, meeting with Israeli and Palestinian peace activists and non-governmental organizations and experiencing life on both sides of the separation barrier.Find out more »
Join Transition Houston at our upcoming meeting on Tuesday, August 1st as we present generating your own power from solar energy and discuss the value of low impact design.
Socializing starts at 6:30pm and the meeting begins at 7:00pm at the Haven’s Center, 1827 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77098. We hope to see you! Bring a friend!Find out more »
In 2017, CEC will be hosting the Greater Houston Environmental Summit on Friday, August 4, 2017, from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Community Resource Center at the United Way of Greater Houston. In addition to excellent keynote presentations and panels, we will again offer small-format table talks. We will feature a panel in conjunction with EarthShare of Texas, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. We are partnering with a variety of environmental education collaboratives to offer an Environmental Education Expo for teachers and informal educators. If you are interested in exhibiting at the EE Expo, please contact email@example.com. We’re taking suggestions & proposals for the table talks, so if you have an issue you’d like to learn about or share with the environmental community, drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.Find out more »