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August 2017

Theater: Lorca

August 18 @ 8:00 pm - August 27 @ 5:00 pm
Classic Theatre, 1924 Fredericksburg Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78201 United States
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$20

The Classic Theatre Classic Presents series introduces an original one-man show about the life and works of Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director, Federico Garcia Lorca. García Lorca achieved international recognition as an emblematic member of the Generation of '27, a group consisting of mostly poets who introduced the tenets of European movements (such as symbolism, futurism, and surrealism) into Spanish literature. He was executed by Nationalist forces at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War.[ Written and Performed by…

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“Evicted” Reading TUgether Lecture with Matthew Desmond @TrinityU

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Laurie Auditorium, Trinity University, 1 Auditorium Circle
San Antonio, TX 78212 United States
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Free

Reading TUgether is a University-wide common reading program in which the entire campus community, including students, parents, staff, faculty, and alumni, participate. Our book for 2017 is Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, by Matthew Desmond. Desmond will deliver the Reading TUgether keynote lecture. Free and open to the public. Evicted is a sociological study that reads like a novel. Desmond paints a vivid picture of the real lives of tenants and landlords in low-income neighborhoods…

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Active Bystander Training Session

August 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Sala Diaz, 517 Stieren
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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Free

In January 2015, The University of Texas System held a gathering with representatives from the majority of their institutions to discuss a three year grant that would be provided to each university. The grant was designed to help each campus establish a culture of care where bystanders would not stand idly by when trouble reared its ugly head, but rather would choose to intervene for one another. While most are familiar with the practice of nonviolence, our current cultural climate…

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Can We Talk? Women/Human Trafficking

August 29 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
San Antonio Water System HQ, 2800 US Highway 281 N
San Antonio, TX 78212 United States
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$25 - $45

"Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act...". - dhs.gov Join us as we recognize Women's Equality for the month of August sharing topics of conversation focusing on Women. The topic will be focused on Women/Human Trafficking. with our expert guest speaker, Krista Leeburg Melton. Ms Melton is the Deputy Criminal Chief of the Human Trafficking and Transnational/Organized Crime Section of the Texas Attorney…

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Action – Immigration Meeting / C.O.P.S./Metro Alliance

August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sacred Heart Church Civic Center, 2123 W. Commerce
San Antonio, TX 78207 United States
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