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An Evening with Dan Barber on “The Third Plate”


Date: December 8, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:30 pm Dan Barber will speak about his best-selling new book The Third Plate, which moves beyond farm-to-table to offer a revolutionary way of eating. Barber is co-owner and executive chef of Blue Hill in Manhattan and Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, NY, also […]

11th annual Women and Fair Trade Festival


Date: November 23, 2014 Time: 10:00 am  to  6:00 pm Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera will host their 11th annual Women and Fair Trade Festival, an Austin marketplace with eight artisan producers from women’s cooperatives all over the world — two days of cultural exchange, solidarity, fair trade, live music and poetry with vendors […]

11th Annual Women and Fair Trade Festival


Date: November 22, 2014 Time: 10:00 am  to  6:00 pm Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera will host their 11th annual Women and Fair Trade Festival, an Austin marketplace with eight artisan producers from women’s cooperatives all over the world — two days of cultural exchange, solidarity, fair trade, live music and poetry with vendors […]


Date: November 19, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm Award-winning journalist Farai Chideya will speak on the challenges of reporting race and place when the idea of a “post-racial” America is being shattered by the realities of Ferguson, the U.S./Mexico border, and more. Chideya has spent years doing journalism on the road, reporting from […]

Co-existence with Nature, through Maya Worldview


Date: November 16, 2014 Time: 2:00 pm  to  4:00 pm Enjoy an afternoon among the trees and the medicinal garden of Alma de Mujer for a Nature Walk guided by Efraín Lopez (Maya Poqomam) of Ajchowen Arte Maya en Madera and Komon Ajq’ijab’, a Guatemalan non-profit organization that facilitates political reflection circles among Maya spiritual […]


Date: November 16, 2014 Time: 12:00 pm  to  1:30 pm Challenging the conventional wisdom of many secular and religious folks, Robert Jensen argues that faith in the Cult of Capitalism is irrational and that a commitment to a reformulated Cult of Christianity (along with other religious traditions) is rational as we face up to the […]

Screening of “Young Lakota”


Date: November 8, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm  to  8:00 pm The “Second Saturday Screening” for November is “Young Lakota,” a documentary about three neighbors in Kyle, a small town in the heart of the Pine Ridge Reservation. Their political awakening begins when Cecelia Fire Thunder, the first female president of their tribe, defies a South […]


Date: November 7, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm “Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians” tells the story of the Wixárika (Huichol) people and their struggle against the Mexican government and Canadian mining companies to protect Wirikuta, their most sacred territory where the peyote grows. Following the screening will be a presentation by two of […]

Screening: “Which Way Home”


Date: November 7, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm  to  10:00 pm “Which Way Home” is a film that shows the personal side of immigration through the eyes of children who face harrowing dangers with courage and resourcefulness as they endeavor to make it to the United States. After the film there will be a Q&A with […]

Rally for Criminal Justice System Overhaul


Date: November 7, 2014 Time: 1:00 pm  to  3:00 pm Formerly incarcerated individuals, family members of people in prison, and supporters will rally to demand that policymakers address unfair sentences, deplorable prison conditions, and the need to eliminate barriers to housing, jobs and education once a person is released from prison or jail. More information […]