ACT AGAINST SUFFERING Curated by the Kaleidoscope Group updated 11/26/18
Wed. 11/28 – Houston Green Film Series presents “Living the Change: Inspiring Stories for a Sustainable Future” – “Living the Change explores solutions to the global crises we face today – solutions any one of us can be a part of - ...” Rice Cinema, Rice University Entrance #8 at University & Stockton. 6:30 – 9 PM. FREE.
Thurs. 11/29 – “Climate Justice: The Time is Now, The Place is Here” with Elizabeth Yeampierre, ED, UPROSE, In conversation with Bryan Parras, co-founder of Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Series (T.E.J.A.S.) and Dirty Fuels Gulf Organizer with Sierra Club. 7 PM, 3900 Yupon St., 77006. Sign up at rothkochapel.org or call 713-660-1403.
Thurs. 12/6 – Traffic Stop: A Routine Encounter Takes a Bad Turn. 2017 Academy Award Nominee (Documentary, Short Subject). Presented by the UH Hobby School Project Civitas, this documentary is the story of 26 year-old Austin teacher Breaion King, an African American stopped for a routine traffic violation that culminated in his arrest. Discussion with Mr. King after the film. 7 PM at the Emancipation Cultural Center, 3018 Emancipation Ave., 77004. Free & open to the public.
Harris County Animal Shelter – needs help Dec. 1, 8, & 15 with their mobile clinic that takes veterinary care out to communities. Contact Jessica Hernandez at 832- 289-3083 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat. 12/8 - Human Rights Day Celebration: A Walk in the Woods. Bring family & friends to this festival and walk in observance of Human Rights Day. 10:30-1:00 PM. Town Green Park, The Woodlands, 2099 Lake Robbins Dr., 77380.
Mon. 12/24 – City Wide Club, Christmas Super Feast. Help to serve a hot meal to thousands of our fellow Houstonians, who will also have the opportunity to receive clothing, toys, flu shots, and medical exams. Sign up for morning or afternoon shifts. Call 713-752-2582 or citywideclub.com/super-feast.html.
Meals on Wheels – 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 email@example.com.
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.