1. July 24 – Dreamer Scholarship Workshop

5 PM – 6 PM

1601 E Business 83, San Juan, Texas 78589

Event description:

“El día 24 de Julio vamos a tener una presentación para jovenes sobre una beca todo pagado para Dreamers con Southern New Hampshire University y IDEA-U. Tambien personas que son ciudadanos califican para becas y pueden venir.

Sera en Youthbuild a las 5:00PM en la oficina de San Juan.”

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2. July 25 – ¡Viva La Frontera! Esther Martinez Tour Kick-Off

8 PM – 1 AM

Half Moon Saloon

Event description:

“Esther Martinez has been playing in bars, houses, parks and families homes for 15 years, all over South Texas. She is about to embark on a journey along our US-Mexico border, playing music and informing people about the issues surrounding border conflicts.

¡Viva La Frontera! Tour will kick-off on Wednesday July 25th at the Half Moon Saloon and will end on the beach in San Diego, California where the fence, soon to be wall, meets the water.

Pinky Swear and Cat-Ion will also be performing. Guest MC for the night will be Comedian Sonia Trevino!

If you can’t make event but want to support Esther’s tour fund, you can do so here:

Doors at 8pm
Music at 9pm”

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3. July 26 – Vigilia para Familias Separadas: Vigil for Separated Families

8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

1701 W US Highway 83, McAllen, Texas 78501

Event description:

“Acompáñenos el 26 de julio a las 8:30 a.m. en el tribunal federal de McAllen para exigir a la administración que reúna a las familias y ponga fin a su política de separacion familiar.

Tendremos proveedores de cuidado infantil y maestros quienes compartiran la importancia de la reunificación familiar.

El 26 de julio es la próxima fecha límite ordenada por la corte para reunificar a más de dos mil niños con sus padres. Nuestra demanda es clara y no negociable: las políticas de Trump de encarcelar a padres deben detenerse inmediatamente y las familias deben ser reunidas.
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Join us July 26 at 8:30am at the federal court in McAllen to demand the Administration reunite families and end its ‘Zero Humanity’ and family seperation policies.

We will have child care providers and teachers share the importance of family reunification and demand an end to Trump’s “zero humanity” and family detention policies.

July 26 is the next court-ordered deadline to reunify over two thousand children with their parents. Our demand is clear and non-negotiable: Trump’s policies of locking up immigrants for the crime of seeking safe ground and a better life for their families must be stopped immediately and families must be reunited.”

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4. July 26 – World Day Against Trafficking In Persons Prevention Event

4 PM – 8 PM

3000 N Cage Blvd, Pharr, Texas 78577

Event description:

“”World Day Against Trafficking In Persons”

Please join local, regional, state and national stakeholders and community based agencies provide prevention education on Human Trafficking on July 26, 2018. There will be a press conference, proclamation and community informational fair. Come and learn how to identify human trafficking, how to report it and what services are available for human trafficking victims in our region.

*This will be a community event opened to the public. For more information on event please email us rgvahtt@gmail.com”

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5. July 28 – Drag It Up @ the Celestial Room

8 PM – 12 AM

1018 Beech Avenue, McAllen, Texas 78501

Event description:

“LADIES AND GENTLEMEN! So happy to finally be announcing this event, it’s been in progress for a minute!
SATURDAY JULY 28th. Let’s DRAG IT UP AT THE CELESTIAL ROOM! Come experience a fun night..dinner and a show!

With special guest direct from Houston, Texas. Former Miss Gay Texas USofA 2015 Adeciya Iman !”

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6. July 29 – Food Not Bombs Monthly Servings

6 PM – 8 PM

Archer Park

Event description:

“When a billion people go hungry each day, how can we spend another dollar on war?

Food Not Bombs is an affinity based movement that recovers food & items that might be wasted and shares free vegan and vegetarian meals with the hungry in over 1,000 cities around the world in protest to war, poverty, and the destruction of the environment & in celebration of our community and mutual aid.

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ANYONE CAN EAT. ANYONE CAN VOLUNTEER.

FEEL FREE TO DONATE. Bring a vegan dish! Donate clothing! Bring anything that you feel would benefit the Really, Really Free Market, such as toiletries (hygiene products), makeup, children’s toys, and anything else that you don’t need that you feel would benefit somebody else.

And if anything, donate your time. Come join us and enjoy delicious vegan food with friends.”

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