Intergenerational Movements

Ending Nuclear Weapons Before They End Us: Opportunities Under the Biden Administration to Take Action

Please join us on March 4, 2021 for a virtual policy briefing and workshop series to call on the Biden administration to prioritize the complete elimination of nuclear weapons. The event is convened by Back from the Brink (BftB) and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) with support from many partner organizations. The virtual event will feature an …

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Climate Movie Evening: Paris to Pittsburgh

Paris to Pittsburgh brings to life the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards. Set against the national debate over the United States’ energy future – and the Trump administration’s decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement – the film captures what’s at stake for communities around the country – and the inspiring ways Americans are responding. The film is directed by Sidney Beaumont and Mike Bonfiglio, produced by Bloomberg Philanthropies and RadicalMedia and distributed by National Geographic Documentary Films.

Get to Know the System that Oppresses Us – Capitalism

There is much current attention to social and economic inequality. The Occupy movement did much to highlight the inequality and framed the issues as the 1% versus the 99%. Unfortunately, the root cause of inequality is kept a deep secret – theft of surplus value created by workers.

2017 Rothko Chapel Óscar Romero Award Ceremony

Rothko Chapel’s bi-annual Óscar Romero Award–named after Archbishop Óscar Romero of San Salvador who was assassinated on March 24, 1980, because of his vocal opposition to the violent oppression of his fellow citizens–has been given every two years since 1987 in recognition of courageous, grassroots human rights advocacy. Building upon the topic of ending mass incarceration addressed at our 2017 Spring Symposium, the Chapel will honor two recipients, one internationally and the other locally selected, for this year’s recognition.

Silencing Opposition: Human Rights Violations in Burundi

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

Double Jeopardy: Women and the Criminal Justice System

2017 Rothko Chapel Óscar Romero Award Pre-Program
Double jeopardy: Women and the Criminal Justice System
Conversation and Book Signing with Julie Bindel

Women of sex trafficking face the dual realities of being victims while also being prosecuted as offenders. Join Julie Bindel in conversation with Houston activists and advocates as they explore this topic from both local and global perspectives.

Support Campaign Nonviolence Houston Young Adult Delegates

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 in Nogales, AZ from October 7-10th. Every little bit helps. Please donate securely below! Campaign Nonviolence-Houston is partnering with CODEPINK: Women for Peace, and Veterans For Peace to organize and lead this Young …

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