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July 2018

EcoFest @ Eco Centro

July 28 @ 10:00 am - July 29 @ 4:00 pm
Bill Sinkin Eco Centro, 1802 N Main Ave
San Antonio, TX United States
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Free

EcoFest @ Eco Centro is a family friendly event celebrating green building, gardening, conservation and a sustainable lifestyle. There will be vendors, educational seminars, children’s activities, a raffle and silent auction. Entertainment and food trucks and fun for all ages.

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A Line in the Sand: Stories from the US/Mexico Border

July 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Our Lady of the Lake University, 411 SW 24th St,
San Antonio, TX 78212 United States
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Free

In August of 2005, Catholic Relief Services sent a team of five writers and actors to the Arizona-Mexico border to investigate the immigration crisis. They met with and spoke to people with the diverse interests and perspectives who were all trying to grapple with the urgent and volatile issues. THE LINE IN THE SAND was crafted from those contending voices, compiled from taped interview and transcripts. The play illustrates the complex struggle, the tension and the heartache that surrounds a…

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August 2018

Black History of San Antonio: Movie Premiere- Walk on the River

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Carver Community Cultural Center,, 226 N. Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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$10

Join us Friday August 17, 2018 for the first public showing of “Walk on the River- A Black History of the Alamo City.” In this independent film we take the time to document both the history and the contributions African Americans have made to the fabric of San Antonio, Texas from emancipation to the Civil Rights movement. We chronicle the the path of freed Blacks establishing communities, churches and schools in the 1800’s to thriving Black owned businesses that flourished…

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September 2018

Oblate Spirituality & Social Justice Institute – César Chávez: Faith Seeking Justice

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - September 22 @ 6:00 pm
Oblate School of Theology, Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio, TX 78216 United States
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$60

The Spirituality and Social Justice Institute at Oblate School of Theology invites you to a special symposium dedicated to César Chávez, exploring the deep connections between his faith and his pursuit of social justice. Keynote speakers will highlight his spirituality, family memories, and major influence on the development of Mexican American movements for social justice. Breakout workshops will discuss the interrelated themes of immigration, labor, ecumenical participation in the UFW movement, and non-violence. Presenters Mario T. Garcia, Ph.D. is Distinguished…

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November 2018

Revisiting the ’68 US Commission on Civil Rights: SA Conference

November 15 @ 6:00 pm - November 17 @ 9:00 pm
Our Lady of the Lake University, 411 SW 24th St,
San Antonio, TX 78212 United States
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50th Anniversary of the Landmark U.S. Civil Rights Commission Hearing in San Antonio, Texas, on Mexican Americans in the U.S. Southwest In 1968, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a landmark hearing at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas, on Mexican Americans in the U.S. Southwest. That six-day hearing shined a spotlight on the social, economic and civil rights injustices suffered by an ethnic population that would later become the fastest-growing and largest “minority” population…

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February 2019

Workshop: “Positivity” with Barbara Fredrickson, PhD

February 25, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Whitley Center, Oblate School of Theology, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio, TX 78216 United States
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We will publish more information as it becomes available. If you would like to read Dr. Fredrickson's books in advance, both are available through the San Antonio Public Library. If you want to purchase your own copy at Amazon:

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