Events

May 2017

 

85th Texas Legislature: What Happened?

Date: June 3, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm  to  4:00 pm

Several bills in the Texas Legislature, such as SB4 on “sanctuary cities” and SB6 on transgender bathroom access received a lot of coverage, but what about the budget, public education, and other pressing issues? John Reynolds, newsletters editor for the Texas Tribune, will be on hand to give an overview and answer questions.

The event is sponsored by Common Ground for Texans.

Location: Yarborough Library, 2200 Hancock, Austin

“Dialogues on Activism”: Education

Date: June 9, 2017
Time: 8:30 am  to  12:15 pm

 

Activists, scholars, and community leaders will explore education, justice, and community in three Friday morning “Dialogues on Activism.”

The first session on June 9 on education will focus on public education and the school-to-prison pipeline. The second session on June 16 will focus on restorative justice and the undocumented DREAMers. The third session on June 23 will focus on sanctuary for refuges and the Fight for $15.

More information online or contact Greg Mores, rm95@txstate.edu. The events are sponsored by the LBJ Museum of San Marcos and Texas State University.

Location: LBJ Museum of San Marcos, 131 N Guadalupe St, San Marcos, 78666

Taking Away the Power of Criminal Charges

Date: June 9, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm  to  8:00 pm

 

The Tilted Scales Collective will present ideas from their book, A Tilted Guide to Being a Defendant, which can help people facing criminal charges figure out how to understand and handle their legal cases. More information on the Facebook event page.

Location: MonkeyWrench Books, 110 E. North Loop, Austin, 78751

“Dialogues on Activism: Justice

Date: June 16, 2017
Time: 8:30 am  to  12:15 pm

Activists, scholars, and community leaders will explore education, justice, and community in three Friday morning “Dialogues on Activism.”

The first session on June 9 on education will focus on public education and the school-to-prison pipeline. The second session on June 16 will focus on restorative justice and the undocumented DREAMers. The third session on June 23 will focus on sanctuary for refuges and the Fight for $15.

More information online or contact Greg Mores, rm95@txstate.edu. The events are sponsored by the LBJ Museum of San Marcos and Texas State University.

Location: LBJ Museum of San Marcos, 131 N Guadalupe St, San Marcos, 78666

“Dialogues on Activism”: Community

Date: June 23, 2017
Time: 8:30 am  to  12:15 pm

Activists, scholars, and community leaders will explore education, justice, and community in three Friday morning “Dialogues on Activism.”

The first session on June 9 on education will focus on public education and the school-to-prison pipeline. The second session on June 16 will focus on restorative justice and the undocumented DREAMers. The third session on June 23 will focus on sanctuary for refuges and the Fight for $15.

More information online or contact Greg Mores, rm95@txstate.edu. The events are sponsored by the LBJ Museum of San Marcos and Texas State University.

Location: LBJ Museum of San Marcos, 131 N Guadalupe St, San Marcos, 78666