HCDP & County-Wide - 21 Events

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Event Timing:
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 - 2 p.m.
Event Name:
Cy-Fair Area Democratic Club VDVR Training

Venue:
Richard and Meg Weekley Community Center,
8440 Greenhouse Rd, Cypress

Event Description:

Become a Voter Registrar! Attend Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar Training conducted by the Office of Ann Harris Bennett.

Open to anyone age 18+ who is a Texas citizen. RSVP 48 hours in advance (hctax.net/Voter/Deputy) to get your certification the day-of the training.

**Participants must arrive on time and attend the training in its entirety.

Event Timing:
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 - 9:30 a.m. to
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 - noon
Event Name:
March with HCDP & HBAD at the 41st Annual MLK Jr. Parade

Venue:
Lamar St. & Smith St, Houston

Event Description:

Join the Harris County Democratic Party and Houston Black American Democrats as we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by marching at the 41st Annual MLK, Jr. Parade.

We will meet at Lamar St. & Smith St. at 9:30 AM.

Event Timing:
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 - 7 p.m. to
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 - 8 p.m.
Event Name:
Area 5 Democrats: January Meeting

Venue:
Area 5 Democrats Campaign HQ,
3800 Spencer Hwy Ste L, Pasadena

Event Description:

Join Area 5 Democrats for the January meeting. We will be discussing the upcoming Municipal Elections and Special Election.

Event Timing:
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 - 7 p.m. to
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 - 9 p.m.
Event Name:
Herstory: Hear from the African American Women who bc Judges!

Venue:
Parker Elementary School,
10626 Atwell Dr, Houston

Event Description:

Meyerland Area Democrats& Friends:

Our Monday January 21st meeting- MLK Day- will feature the many of the 19 A.A. women who ran and got elected to the judiciary in Harris County. Their win has made international headlines as a historic moment in American history.

List of those new judges speaking (will be updated):
1. Dedra Davis Esq
2. Lori Chambers Gray
3. Tonya Jones
5. Maria T. Jackson
6. Toria J. Finch
7. Shannon B. Baldwin
8. Angela Graves-Harrington
9. Michelle Moore
10. Sandra Peake
11. Germaine Tanner
12. Ramona Franklin
13. Linda M. Dunson
14. Cassandra Hollemon
15. LaShawn Williams
16. Ronnisha Bowman
17. Lucia G. Bates
18. Sharon Burney
19. Latosha Lewis Payne for Judge 55th Civil District Court ....

We will see you at Parker Elementary auditorium. 630 sign in. 7pm program. NO food in auditorium please. Park on side streets like Windswept.

Event Timing:
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 - 6 p.m. to
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 - 8:30 p.m.
Event Name:
Katy Area Democrats Monthly Meeting

Venue:
El Rancho Mexican Restaurant,
17754 Katy Fwy Ste B, Houston

Event Description:

Let’s celebrate!! Katy Area Democrats, Indivisible Katy Huddle, Pant Suit Republic, Katy for Beto, Katy for Sri and our Precinct chairs all worked tirelessly to put Katy in the spotlight. Come Tuesday and celebrate all the amazing hard work and our victories in Harris and Fort Bend. We kept one blue and flipped the other!!

Event Timing:
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 - 6 p.m. to
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 - 7 p.m.
Event Name:
Area 5 Democrats VDVR Training

Venue:
Area 5 Democrats Campaign HQ,
3800 Spencer Highway Suite L, Pasadena

Event Description:

Become a Voter Registrar! Attend Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar Training conducted by the Office of Ann Harris Bennett.

Open to anyone age 18+ who is a Texas citizen. RSVP 48 hours in advance (hctax.net/Voter/Deputy) to get your certification the day-of the training.

**Participants must arrive on time and attend the training in its entirety.

Event Timing:
Fri, 25 Jan 2019 - 6 p.m. to
Sat, 26 Jan 2019 - 3 p.m.
Event Name:
Project Lifeline Presents: Faith, Justice, and the Health of Our Communities,

Venue:
Canaan Baptist Church,
5117 Lockwood Dr, Houston

Event Description:

Join us on the last weekend of Martin Luther King month as we bring together secular and faith based communities to explore the intersections between race, immigration, poverty, and health.

Friday, January 25, 2019 6:00pm-8:00pm

Panel Discussion: The Intersection of Race and Immigration in the Experience of Black and Brown Children
Organizer: Dr. Dona Kim Murphey, Co-Founder of Project Lifeline
Moderator: Kandice Webber, BLM organizer, nurse, public education advocate

Panelists:
Anne Haenel Chandler, Executive Director of the Tahirih Jusice Center
Josephine Sorgwe, Clinical Supervising Attorney at the University of Houston Law Center Immigration Clinic
Lisa Sargent, Activist with United We Dream
Isias Sapone, Activist with Fight for Fifteen
Desly Nuñez, Community immigrants rights advocate

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Session I 10am-12pm
Panel Discussion: Confronting and Solving Classism in Religious Communities and Society at Large: A Spiritual Problem Demanding a Spiritual Solution
Organizer and Moderator: Rev. Ronnie C. Lister, The International Center for Spiritual and Social Activism
Panelists:
Rev. Charles Turner, Sr. Pastor, New Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church
Rev. Kenneth Campbell, Sr. Pastor, Household of Faith Community Church
Rev. Sheila Gautreaux, Teacher of Ancient Spiritual Wisdom

Lunch 12:00pm-12:30pm

Session II 12:30-2:30p
Panel Discussion: Spirituality and Social Justice: Common Spiritual Teachings in the Abrahamic Spiritual Tradition
Organizer and Moderator: Rev. Ronnie C. Lister, The International Center for Spiritual and Social Activism
Panelists:
Iman Syed Abbas, Islamic Education Center, Houston
Rev. Marty Troyer, Senior Pastor of the Houston Mennonite Church
Representative of the Hebrew Israelite Community, TBA

Announcements

Closing Remarks and Benediction: Rev. Delwin E. Benton

Event Timing:
Sat, 26 Jan 2019 - 10 a.m. to
Sat, 26 Jan 2019 - noon
Event Name:
Sharpstown Democrats January Meeting: Southwest Houston Election Recap

Venue:
Chinese Community Center,
9800 Town Park Dr, Houston

Event Description:

Please join Sharpstown Democrats at the first general meeting of the year. We will be discussing our efforts in and the results of the 2018 midterm election for Southwest Houston. Membership dues will be collected for the new year, and nominations will be accepted for all executive board positions (election held at February meeting).

Event Timing:
Sat, 26 Jan 2019 - 7 p.m.
Event Name:
Pantsuit Republic Houston Monthly No-Agenda Dinner

Venue:
Brasil Houston,
2604 Dunlavy St, Houston

Event Description:

Join Pantsuit Republic Houston for a no-agenda dinner on Saturday, January 26.

We all work hard to make the area better for everyone. This is a dinner to help us all recharge and have fun. Bring a board game, or join us for Cards Against Humanity. As penance bring a donation for the homeless. Invite your friends!

Event Timing:
Sun, 27 Jan 2019 - 2 p.m. to
Sun, 27 Jan 2019 - 4 p.m.
Event Name:
Indivisible Houston: Take Action at the Lege! January General Meeting

Venue:
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church,
1805 W Alabama St, Houston

Event Description:

With lawmakers set to open the 86th Texas Legislature, Texas policies are about to change. The Legislative session is a chance to make a major impact on policies across the board.

Come hear from experts from organizations supporting and fighting the good fight at the Lege this session, including ACLU. Learn about what bills are taking shape, how they may change between the end of January and the end of the legislative session, and what you can do to take action and shape the legislative agenda in Texas.

#Engage #Educate #Resist

Event Timing:
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 - 6:30 p.m. to
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 - 8 p.m.
Event Name:
TDWHarris January 28th - Monthly Meeting

Venue:
Harris County Democratic Party HQ,
4619 Lyons Avenue, Houston

Event Description:

This meeting is an important event - TDWHarris' election of new officers! Please be present to hear the proposed slate and vote for the best persons to lead this chapter forward.

Now that more women than ever have been elected to office, let's get more things done. It's a year to legislate better laws for women and their families.

Be there - be heard!

Event Timing:
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 - 6:30 p.m.
Event Name:
HCDP Finance Committee Meeting

Venue:
Harris County Democratic Party HQ,
4619 Lyons Ave, Houston

Event Description:

The HCDP Finance Committee will be meeting on Tuesday, January 29th at 6:30 PM at the Harris County Democratic Party's HQ (4619 Lyons Ave, Houston TX 77020).

Event Timing:
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - 7 p.m. to
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - 9 p.m.
Event Name:
Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour: Houston CEC

Venue:
River Oaks Theatre,
2009 W Gray St, Houston

Event Description:

Join the Citizens Environmental Coalition (CEC) for two nights of environmental inspiration as we host the fifth Houston screening of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Tour!
A selection of films from the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, North America’s largest environmental film festival, will bring two hours of beautiful, educational, and inspiring films to the big screen at River Oaks Theatre on January 30 & 31, 2019, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm each night.

We will show a different selection of films each night which cover a variety of issues. It is our hope to use the festival to increase community understanding of the connection we share with the planet and our roles as stewards of the environment in which we live. We will also show a local environmental film each night to highlight the work of CEC’s member organizations, and inspire our residents and visitors to make a difference in the environment and quality of life.

Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more, students, and volunteers. Please contact info@cechouston.org for more information.

Are you interested in getting connected with Houston’s environmental community? The CEC is your environmental network! Become a member today.

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Click HERE or contact rachel@cechouston.org to learn more about sponsorship opportunities. Thank you for your support of the CEC.

Proceeds from the event will be used to support CEC programs.

Event Timing:
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 - 5:30 p.m. to
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 - 8 p.m.
Event Name:
Jolt Houston Grand Opening

Venue:
7305 Navigation Blvd, Houston

Event Description:

Jolt is excited to announce our expansion into the 4th largest city in the United States: Houston, Texas.

Join us at the grand opening of our new office in the heart of Houston's historic East End for an evening of conchas y chocolate.

Jolt is a Texas-based multi-issue organization that builds the political power and influence of Latinos in our democracy. Houston is home to the second largest Latino population in the nation, and Jolt is ready to fight for the rights and representation of the millions of Latinos that call Harris County home.

Be sure to arrive early for a chance to enter our raffle giveaway!

For more information about us visit: Jolttx.org
Follow Jolt on social media:
twitter.com/Jolt_Texas
Instagram.com/JoltTexas

Event Timing:
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 - 7 p.m. to
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 - 9 p.m.
Event Name:
Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour: Houston CEC

Venue:
River Oaks Theatre,
2009 W Gray St, Houston

Event Description:

Join the Citizens Environmental Coalition (CEC) for two nights of environmental inspiration as we host the fifth Houston screening of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Tour!
A selection of films from the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, North America’s largest environmental film festival, will bring two hours of beautiful, educational, and inspiring films to the big screen at River Oaks Theatre on January 30 & 31, 2019, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm each night.

We will show a different selection of films each night which cover a variety of issues. It is our hope to use the festival to increase community understanding of the connection we share with the planet and our roles as stewards of the environment in which we live. We will also show a local environmental film each night to highlight the work of CEC’s member organizations, and inspire our residents and visitors to make a difference in the environment and quality of life.

Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more, students, and volunteers. Please contact info@cechouston.org for more information.

Are you interested in getting connected with Houston’s environmental community? The CEC is your environmental network! Become a member today.

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Click HERE or contact rachel@cechouston.org to learn more about sponsorship opportunities. Thank you for your support of the CEC.

Proceeds from the event will be used to support CEC programs.

Event Timing:
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 - 11 a.m.
Event Name:
Planned Parenthood Roe v. Wade Luncheon

Venue:
Hilton Americas,
1600 Lamar St, Houston

Event Description:

Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast invites you to a luncheon honoring the Clayton family and celebrating the 46th anniversary of the historic Roe v. Wade decision.

The luncheon will feature keynote speaker Dr. Leana Wen, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

2019 luncheon chairs:
Karen Ostrum George and Karen A. Twitchell along with daughters, Camille George Pompei and Meredith George, and Lena T. Gerecht

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Check-in begins at 11 a.m.
Luncheon begins at 12 p.m.
Hilton Americas Hotel
1600 Lamar Street
Houston, TX 77010

Event Timing:
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 - 6:30 p.m. to
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 - 6:30 p.m.
Event Name:
TDWHarris February Membership Meeting

Venue:
Harris County Democratic Party HQ,
4619 Lyons Avenue, Houston

Event Description:

Join TDWHarris for the monthly meeting on February 25th at 6:30 PM. This month's guest speaker will discuss legislative topics in the 86th legislative session. Stay tuned for more details!

Event Timing:
Sun, 03 Mar 2019 - noon to
Sun, 03 Mar 2019 - 5 p.m.
Event Name:
AIDS Walk Houston 2019

Venue:
Sam Houston Park,
1000 Bagby St, Houston

Event Description:

Join AIDS Foundation Houston for the 30th annual AIDS Walk Houston!

More details to come.

Event Timing:
Sat, 16 Mar 2019 - 11 a.m. to
Sat, 16 Mar 2019 - 2 p.m.
Event Name:
March for Black Women Houston 2019

Venue:
Emancipation Park,

Event Description:

On March 9th, 2019 Join Black Women; cis, trans, diverse identities and their allies for the 2nd Annual March for Black Women Houston.

The March for Black Women Houston is a celebration of the power, resilience, strength, and beauty that is Black Women.

Keep your eyes and ears open for more details but mark your calendars now and plan to join us for a day of inclusive and loving sisterhood.

See you on March 9th!

Event Timing:
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 - noon to
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 - 2:30 p.m.
Event Name:
TDWHarris' 2019 Women Making History Awards Luncheon

Venue:
Location to be Announced,

Event Description:

TDWHarris’ 9th Annual “Women Making History” Awards Luncheon will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019. We will honor 4 women who have worked hard for the Democratic cause, not for fame or glory, but because it is the right thing to do.

We will also honor an icon of our community, a role model, to receive our “Leadership Award.” Each year we recognize a woman who has led the way, blazing a trail for the rest of us to follow.

Mark your calendars and stay tuned for venue details.

Stay engaged with TDWHarris on our Facebook and Instagram pages.

Event Timing:
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 6:30 p.m. to
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 8 p.m.
Event Name:
TDWHarris March Membership Meeting

Venue:
Harris County Democratic Party HQ,
4619 Lyons Avenue, Houston

Event Description:

March is Women’s History Month! Join TDWHarris for the monthly meeting on March 25th at 6:30 PM. Members will discuss ways to get more progressive and qualified women to politics. Stay tuned!

Stay engaged with TDWHarris on our Facebook and Instagram pages.


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