1. August 21 – Aguas Con La Migra: Conoce tu Poder (Alton)
6 PM – 7 PM
“Trump quiere que el único futuro para beneficiarios de DACA y sus familias es la deportación. Defiende tu futuro y protege a tu familia conociendo sus derechos y su poder.
Si no puede asistir a este entrenamiento, pero le gustaría saber acerca de una sesión de entrenamiento pasando cerca de usted llame a nuestra oficina (956) 584-3636 y pregunte por un organizador.”
2. August 22 – August STEP Meeting
6:15 PM – 8 PM
Access Esperanza Clinics Inc.
“We hope everyone is well rested now that PRIDE in the Park is sadly done with. We will see you on August 22nd at Access Esperanza Clinic to discuss the “Alpha’s & Delta’s” and to start planning for 2019! Please RSVP so we have a head count.”
3. August 24 – Hacemos La Ciudad: Call for Objects
10 AM – 4 PM
1104 E 14th St, Brownsville, TX 78520
“Las Imaginistas are getting ready to build a model of the City of Brownsville together with community members, and we need your help! We are asking the public to donate small objects for us to use in our build.
3 ways to participate in our object collection!
1) Drop off objects at our Location: Taller de Permiso, 1104 E. 14th Street every Friday of August from 10-4pm.
2) Sign up for a donation pick up!
3) Sign up to be a part of the route for our Object collection Rasquache Bike Ride! (www.facebook.com/events/2189850231283131/)
What we are looking for?
Small objects, also miniature size. All objects should fit inside a shoebox.
What is the Rasquache Bike Ride?
Las Imaginistas will hold two bike rides on Friday, August 17 and August 31 at 6:30pm. During this bike ride we will visit the houses of the donors and collect the object donations between 6:30 and 8pm. You will hear a special Rasquache serenata outside as we are picking up the objects!”
4. August 24 – Exercise in Empathy & Objects of Presence Writers Workshop
3 PM – 8 PM
Dustin Sekula Memorial Library
“Exercise in Empathy & Objects of Presence
a Poet Laureate Workshop Series
Edward Vidaurre, City of McAllen Poet Laureate 2018
Thursday, August 23, 2018 3pm to 5pm
@Dustin Sekula Memorial Library
a Poet Laureate Workshop Series
A FREE WORKSHOP
Exercise in Empathy
We will write, imagine, & feel
Objects of Presence
We will write about objects
Mysterious, magical, intriguing, harrowing, beautiful, & more
The Workshop will be followed by a reading and open mic
Time for open mic 6 to 8pm”
5. August 26 – Food Not Bombs Monthly Serving
6 PM – 8 PM
“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.
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.”