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Doctors for Global Health


Date: August 5, 2018 Time: 9:00 am  to  12:15 pm Doctors for Global Health will hold its General Assembly in Austin, with speakers and panels on “Defending Reproductive Justice and Immigrant Lives.” Speakers will include Andrea Ferrigno, vice president of Whole Woman’s Health; Janet Realini, founder of Healthy Futures of Texas and former chair of […]

Doctors for Global Health


Date: August 4, 2018 Time: 8:30 am  to  4:00 pm Doctors for Global Health will hold its General Assembly in Austin, with speakers and panels on “Defending Reproductive Justice and Immigrant Lives.” Speakers will include Andrea Ferrigno, vice president of Whole Woman’s Health; Janet Realini, founder of Healthy Futures of Texas and former chair of […]


Date: July 31, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm Austin filmmaker Laura Dunn explores the work of Wendell Berry in her documentary “Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry.” The film revolves around stories of several residents of Henry County, Kentucky, who each face difficult choices that will dramatically reshape their relationship with […]


Date: June 26, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm  to  9:00 pm The new book A Thirsty Land delves into the water challenges faced by Texas and the nation. Author Seamus McGraw talks to farmers, ranchers, businesspeople, and citizen activists, as well as to politicians and government employees, for stories provide chilling evidence that Texas—and the nation—is […]


Date: June 9, 2018 Time: 2:00 pm  to  4:00 pm Is there such a thing as a right not to be offended? If so, how does it affect our understanding of freedom of speech? How should hateful speech be handled in our society? Panelists to consider these questions will be Roy Casagranda, ACC professor of […]

“Trashed” Documentary Screening


Date: June 7, 2018 Time: 6:30 pm  to  9:00 pm The documentary “Trashed” follows actor Jeremy Irons as he investigates the global scale and impact of humanity’s consumerism and pollution. The film, written and directed by Candida Brady, is a call for action to resolve the issue of existing deposits and drastically reduce our consumption […]

One Thousand Texans for Transit


Date: June 6, 2018 Time: 5:30 pm  to  7:00 pm As part of a comprehensive push for better mass transit planning and more transit funding statewide, Farm&City is coordinating a statewide network of transit advocates to shape legislation, beginning with the #TXLege in 2019. Speakers at this event will address opportunities for improving public transportation […]

Texas Poor People’s Campaign Rally


Date: June 4, 2018 Time: 2:00 pm  to  4:00 pm The Texas Poor People’s Campaign will hold a rally as part of a national day of nonviolent direct action. The theme of the week is ecological devastation and health justice. More information online or the Facebook event page. Anyone interested in participating in nonviolent moral […]


Date: May 20, 2018 Time: 4:30 pm  to  6:00 pm Sunday, May 20, 4:30-6 pm   Woody Tasch, founder of the Slow Money Institute, will speak about his new book, SOIL: Notes Towards the Theory and Practice of Nurture Capital, and provide an update on Slow Money’s progress, including the $60 million invested in more […]


Date: May 15, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm  to  7:00 pm KUT’s Rebecca McInroy and Mother Jones writer Tom Philpott join restaurateurs Adam Orman from L’Oca d’Oro, Jodi Odim from Black Star Co-op, and Jam from Thai Fresh to talk about why they have eliminated tipping at their restaurants, how they make it work, and why […]