Difficult for Texas to shine when it has the death penalty There have been several articles in the Houston Chronicle recently about improvements to the
Houston Peace and Justice Center will match all donations up to $800 to send young adults ages 20-32, to the School of the Americas Watch
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.
ON THE FRINGE Book Club
On the Fringe was created as a response to the current political climate.
On the Fringe is a social gathering that happens every other month focused on discussing books and related content pertaining to social justice, humanitarian crises, and other issues that remain “on the fringe” of the concerns of mainstream society.
Our fourth meeting will focus on the topic of Immigration.
We will be discussing The Good Immigrant edited by Nikesh Shukla.
Please bring an appetizer or beverage to share! Also, feel free to share this information with those you think would have an interest in the topic.
RSVP for location by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
**In collaboration with the Houston Peace and Justice Center (HPJC)
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.
Solidarity with Anti-fascist Prisoners & J20 (Inaugural Protest) Defendants Tuesday, July 25th, 7pm Solidarity Houston 6733 Harrisburg Blvd hosted by Houston Anarchist Black Cross https://www.facebook.com/events/1568923629818647/
An open mic and open house for those who want the opportunity to learn about human rights activities going on in Houston Texas. The event
Announcing the 2017 Houston Anarchist Bookfair! On Sunday September 24, 2017, Houston Anarchist Black Cross will host a one-day convergence to network, grow, and celebrate anarchist and anti-authoritarian projects in Texas and the surrounding region. Join us for books, workshops, and discussion to celebrate and expand our southern radical communities of resistance!
Concert, Ensemble Pi
For this interdisciplinary performance, Ensemble Pi presents music, text, and theater works that focus on the rise of mass incarceration, the racial disparities it reveals, and the emotional toll it takes on inmates and their families. The concert opens with Rzewski’s minimalist masterpiece, Coming Together, composed in the wake of the 1971 prison riots in upstate New York and powerfully expressing the frustration of life behind bars and anger about injustice.
ORA Pre-Program: Silencing Opposition: Human Rights Violations in Burundi
Conversation with Former Ambassador Robert Krueger and Tony Tate, The Fund for Global Human Rights
About the presenters:
Robert Krueger is a former US Representative and US Senator from Texas, and served as US Ambassador on three occasions: to Mexico, Burundi, and Botswana; and additionally as US Special Representative to the Southern African Development Community