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January 2018

Women’s Rally San Antonio

January 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Main Plaza San Antonio, TX United States + Google Map

All Women, and those who support them, are invited to come out and celebrate Diversity, and help build Transformative Social Change in our Community. We will be promoting Women Empowerment, Education on Women's Issues, ways to get involved in our Community, and Voters Registration. And MUCH MORE!! If you have a Pussy Hat, dust it off and bring it with you. This is also the time to be EXTRA CREATIVE and bring your posters and rally signs. WE ARE EXCITED…

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Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
San Antonio College Visual Arts Center Room 128, 1819 N. Main
San Antonio, 78212 United States
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. Join State Senator José Menéndez for a conversation on how to empower one another to speak out against injustice and inequality. Moderated by: Texas State Representative Barbara Gervin-Hawkins Saturday, January 20, 2018 10:00 a.m. – Noon San Antonio College Visual Arts Center, Room 120 1819 North Main Ave., 78212 Featured speakers include: • Gary Bledsoe, President, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Texas chapter • Javier Salazar, Bexar County Sheriff • Nico LaHood, Bexar County District…

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Theater: Where Did We Sit on the Bus?

January 20 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Playhouse, 800 W. Ashby
San Antonio, TX 78212 United States
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$20 - $25

By Brian Quijada Directed by Chay Yew Where Did We Sit on the Bus? is an electric one-man show pulsing with Latin rhythms, rap, hip-hop, spoken word, and live looping. During a third grade lesson on the Civil Rights movement and Rosa Parks, a Latino boy raises his hand to ask, "Where did we sit on the bus?" and his teacher can't answer the question. This thrilling autobiographical production examines what it means to be Latino through the eyes of…

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February 2018

UTSA Civic Engagement Summit

February 8 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
UC Ballroom I 1604 Campus UTSA, One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249 United States
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The Center for Civic Engagement at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has been nationally recognized for its dynamic and noteworthy community outreach efforts in San Antonio and its impact on the global community through teaching and research, public service, volunteerism, civic partnerships and economic development. To create an open forum for the community to share ideas and perspectives on civic engagement, the Center is hosting the 3rd Annual Civic Engagement Summit on Thursday, February 8, 2018. The…

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April 2018

Religion, Race, and the Civil Rights Movement

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SoL Center at University Presbyterian Church, 300 Bushnell
San Antonio, TX 78212 United States
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with Lauren Turek How did ideas about race and religion intertwine during the U.S. civil rights movement? In this course, we will reach back into history to look at how religious ideas helped to create modern notions of race. We will trace how Americans incorporated these notions into the legal system of slavery. We will also consider how African Americans drew on beliefs about freedom and dignity rooted in religious traditions to resist their subjugation. We will analyze historical documents,…

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