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Date: September 16, 2014 Time: 3:30 pm  to  5:30 pm Historian and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz will be doing three readings from her new book, An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States, which challenges the way in which the centuries-long genocidal program of the U.S. settler-colonial regime has largely been omitted from history. The book […]


Date: September 15, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm  to  8:00 pm Historian and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz will be doing three readings from her new book, An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States, which challenges the way in which the centuries-long genocidal program of the U.S. settler-colonial regime has largely been omitted from history. The book […]

5604 Manor Community Garden Fall Planting Party


Date: September 6, 2014 Time: 9:00 am  to  12:00 pm The 5604 Manor Community Garden is having its annual Fall Planting Party — a fun filled morning of preparing the soil, planting fall veggies, herbs and native plants, and community building. All are welcome to share in a free and delicious lunch around 11:30 am. […]


Date: September 4, 2014 Time: 5:00 pm  to  8:00 pm The event on the border crisis will begin with a panel on “Understanding the Causes and the Consequences of the Crisis” moderated by NPR reporter John Burnett. Panelists include: Padre Ismael Moreno, Director, Radio Progreso and E.R.I.C, (Team for Reflection, Research and Communication); Alfonso Gonzales, […]

“Power of Community” Screening and Potluck


Date: August 28, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm  to  10:00 pm The 5604 Manor Community Garden is hosting a screening of “The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil.” The film examines Cuba’s “Special Period,” a time when Cuba stopped receiving half of their oil imports and 80 percent of their food from the Soviet […]


Date: August 22, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm  to  9:00 pm The final Third Coast Activist Summer Movie Night of 2014 will feature the Academy Award nominated film “Omar.” Come at 6pm for snacks, Topo Chico, and a special treat – beer from 4th Tap Brewery, a worker owned cooperative. The film will start at 7. […]


Date: August 19, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm Israeli activist Miko Peled will speak about his book, The General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine, which is based on his life growing up in a well-known Zionist family. After following in his family’s footsteps and serving in the Israel Defense Forces, Peled […]


Date: August 2, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm Dr. Rania Masri will speak about the effects of the Israeli assault on Gaza, its relationship to the rest of Palestine, and the ways that people can work to end the Israeli occupation of Palestine, with special attention to the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) […]

Texas Stands with Gaza Rally


Date: August 2, 2014 Time: 1:00 pm  to  3:00 pm A statewide rally at the Texas State Capitol will protest Israel’s assault on Gaza, which has resulted in the deaths of over 800 Palestinians (as of Friday, July 25) and is causing a grave humanitarian disaster. Human rights activists and organizations from all over the […]


Date: August 1, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, a member of the Rabbinical Council of Jewish Voice for Peace, will speak about her experiences with the Palestinian-Israeli conflict from 1966 to the present. Her latest book is Trail Guide to the Torah of Nonviolence. Gottlieb will be one of the […]