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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. […]

Screening of Documentary “Food for Change”

Date: July 29, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:30 pm Wheatsville Food Co-op’s south store will screen “Food for Change.” This feature-length documentary focuses on food co-ops as a force for social and economic change in American culture, using interviews, rare archival footage, and commentary by the filmmaker and social historians. More information and RSVP […]

Date: July 29, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm  to  8:00 pm Legally married in other states, many same-sex couples in Texas face an uncertain future at home. Jo Ann Santangelo visited six couples whose legal marriages are not recognized in Texas to see what life is like for them and their families for her photo essay […]

Date: July 26, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm This screening of the film “Which Way Home” is hosted by Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON) and the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES). After the documentary, attorneys from both organizations will speak on the crisis of unaccompanied minors at the […]

Date: July 26, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm  to  8:00 pm The Women’s Community Center of Central Texas is hosting a screening and discussion of “Documenting Our Presence: Multicultural Experiences of Mental Illness,” a documentary that takes a compassionate, hopeful look at the experiences of people of diverse backgrounds, affected by serious mental illness. There will […]

Date: July 18, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm  to  9:00 pm Once a month this summer, the Third Coast Activist Resource Center will host a social hour and movie night at 5604 Manor. Snacks, Topo Chico, and beer will be available starting at 6 pm and the film will start at 7 pm. This month’s film […]

Date: July 17, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm Scholar/activist Jessica Gordon Nembhard will speak on her new book that chronicles the “long, strong, but hidden history” of African Americans in the cooperative movement. Nembhard is the author of Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice, which tells the […]

ICPR Action in Support of Palestine

Date: July 9, 2014 Time: 11:30 am  to  1:30 pm On the 10th anniversary of the International Court of Justice’s ruling against the separation wall Israel is building within the West Bank and East Jerusalem, the Interfaith Community for Palestinian Rights is hosting a demonstration in front of the Texas State Capitol to call for […]

Date: June 29, 2014 Time: 2:00 pm  to  4:00 pm Robert Greenwald’s film “Koch Brothers Exposed: 2014 Edition” updates the 2012 film on the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, who have helped finance a variety or right-wing political causes. The screening is sponsored by Secular Texas. For more information contact Steve Bratteng at […]

Demonstration Against West Bank Abuses

Date: June 27, 2014 Time: 5:30 pm  to  6:30 pm With the disappearance of three teenage Israeli settlers in the news, Israel has taken the opportunity to escalate their aggression and collective punishment against Palestinian communities in the West Bank and Gaza. Nightly raids, more than 500 arrests without charge (including of children), indefinite detention […]