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“Private Violence” Documentary Screening

Date: May 3, 2018 Time: 6:30 pm  to  9:00 pm “Private Violence” explores the reality that the most dangerous place for a woman in America is her own home. The film features two survivors – Deanna Walters, a mother who seeks justice for the crimes committed against her at the hands of her estranged husband, […]

Earth Day Austin

Date: April 29, 2018 Time: 12:00 pm  to  7:00 pm RESCHEDULED–Now Sunday, April 29 Huston-Tillotson University will host Earth Day Austin for 2018. There will be a variety of educational and exploratory activities. Among the events will be: “Policy Power: Insights On Influence In Local Decision Making” panel discussion; screening of “Age of Consequences” followed […]

A People’s History of Austin

Date: April 25, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm  to  7:30 pm “A People’s History of Austin” will discuss the history of Austin from the perspective of people of color. Moderated by Daniel Zarazua, the panel will include University of Texas professor Dr. Richard Reddick, Austin City Council Member Pio Renteria, and retired United Methodist minister Dr. […]

Screening of “Mississippi Masala”

Date: April 24, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm The film will be introduced by University of Texas postdoctoral fellow Titas Chakraborty. The screening is part of the “Faces of Migration” series presented by “Not Even Past,” Department of History, and Institute of Historical Studies. Location: University of Texas at Austin campus, CLA 1.302B, Julius Glickman Conference […]

Date: April 20, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm  to  10:00 pm Singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer will perform at a benefit concert for the Austin Sanctuary Network, a coalition of faith communities, immigrants, and other organizations that support immigrants fleeing violence or in danger of deportation. The evening begins with a regional art show at 7 pm and […]

Date: April 19, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm UCLA history professor Robin D.G. Kelley will speak on “Spirit of ’68: Remembering Revolution in these Dark Times.” Kelley is the author of a number of books, including Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination; Race Rebels: Culture, Politics, and the Black Working Class; and Yo’ […]

Date: April 17, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm  to  8:30 pm University of Texas professor Robert Jensen, the author of Arguing for Our Lives: A User’s Guide to Constructive Dialogue, will discuss “How to Communicate Constructively Across Political Divides.” The event is sponsored by Lake Travis Progressives. More information on the Facebook event page. Location: Lake […]

Date: April 16, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm  to  8:00 pm Beverly Wright, founder and Executive Director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, has for decades worked throughout the Southern United States to develop minority leadership for environmental, social, and economic justice along the Mississippi River Chemical Corridor and Gulf Coast Region. Wright, a […]

Date: April 13, 2018 Time: 12:00 pm  to  1:30 pm This University of Texas Opportunity Forum’s Lunch Series program will focus on “Austin as a Welcoming City: Local Responses to Federal Immigration Policy” with panelists Montserrat Garibay, Texas AFL-CIO; Barbara Hines, retired UT School of Law professor; and Tom Jawetz, Center for American Progress. The […]

Date: April 11, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm  to  8:00 pm On September 26, 2014, police in Iguala, Mexico, attacked five busloads of students and a soccer team, killing six people and abducting 43 students—now known as the Iguala 43—who have not been seen since. Following the atrocity committed against the students of the Ayotzinapa Teachers’ […]