ACTION OPPORTUNITIES

This list of events and actions around Houston is maintained by the Kaleidoscope group. These events are not at Houston Zen Center, so follow the links below for more information.


VOTE - HARRIS COUNTY BOND ELECTION FOR $2.5 Billion in FLOOD MITIGATION PROJECTS (Proposition A):

  • Early voting August 8 – August 21. Details here http://harrisvotes.com/EarlyVoting/EarlyVotingLocationsNonIE.pdf
  • Election Day August 25 Click here for election day voting location and a sample ballot. http://harrisvotes.com/VoterBallotSearch.aspx?L=E
  • Background information - https://www.hcfcd.org/bond- program/frequently-asked-questions/ ; and here https://www.click2houston.com/news/early-voting-for-harris-county- flood-bond-begins-wednesday

Fri. 8/10 – Movie night at Dawn Mountain. Screening of “States of Grace” – award winning documentary about Dr. Grace Dammann, “...a prominent HIV/AIDS activist physician who was honored by the Dalai Lama for her extraordinary work during the height of the epidemic.” 7:00 PM. 2010 Naomi St., Suite A, 77054.

Sat. 8/18 – Climate Change Town Hall, hosted by Houston Climate Movement & Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). Talento Bilingue de Houston, 333 S. Jensen Dr., 77003. 1:30 – 4:00 PM. Free. https://www.sierraclub.org/texas/houston/blog/2018/07/houston-climate- change-town-hall

Wed. 8/22 – Hurricane Harvey, A Year Later: Moment of Decision. Rice University’s Kinder Institute & Congregation Emanu El presentation featuring William Fulton, Director of the Kinder Institute. “...a high level discussion of what Houston has done & what could possibly be done moving forward.” 6:30 – 8:00 PM. Congregation Emanu El, 1500 Sunset Blvd., 77005.

ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES:

Meals on Wheels – **NEW HEIGHTS DISTRIBUTION SITE** - near HZC at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1811 Heights Blvd. Volunteer drivers are needed to deliver hot lunches to seniors in the neighborhood M-F. More information at volunteerinfo@imgh.org.

Houston Food Not Bombs, with support from A Well-Fed World continues efforts to provide healthy vegetarian and vegan food to those in need. Donate here. VOLUNTEER - Come to 521 Lamar 77002 (Downtown Library Courtyard) Mon., Wed., Fri. 8pm, & Sun. 7pm. Bring vegetarian or vegan food or just bring yourself! We have bowls & spoons.