A continuing education course on community organizing featuring veteran organizers from a variety of social justice movements. Hosted by DFW air quality watchdog Downwinders at Risk.
Feb 15 2017
Downwinders at Risk: College of Constructive Hell-Raising - Dallas (Jan. 17-May 23)
Perot Museum: Maya - Hidden Worlds Revealed - Dallas
The exhibition brings together more than 200 authentic artifacts and immersive environments to explore the astonishing accomplishments of one of the most powerful indigenous Mesoamerican civilizations, that still has millions of living descendants today. Visitors will learn how the Maya built towering temples and created an intricate calendar system while discovering what archaeologists have uncovered about the once-hidden ancient Maya, and the unresolved questions about why these ancient cities were abandoned. Through hands-on activity stations, guests can decipher hieroglyphs, learn cultural and architectural techniques, and explore an underworld cave, ancient burial site, mural room and more. The bilingual exhibition, presented in English and Spanish, requires a surcharge for members and non-members.
Dallas 2030 District: Leadership Meeting Happy Hour - Dallas
Info: Salima Moolji, email@example.com
Citizens' Climate Lobby Mid-Cities Chapter: Meeting - Arlington
Meets on the third Wednesday of the month from 6-8
Citizens' Climate Lobby's Mid-Cities Chapter is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change.
Info: Paula Luna, firstname.lastname@example.org
Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club: The iNaturalist App - Fort Worth
Sam Kieschnick, urban biologist for the Texas Parks and Wildlife, will speak on “iNaturalist and Texas Parks and Wildlife in the Urban Setting.” iNaturalist is an app for android or iPhones, which allows an observer to record observations by taking a photo with a smart phone, share it with other naturalists and discuss findings.