Apr 25 2017

Downwinders at Risk: College of Constructive Hell-Raising - Dallas (Jan. 17-May 23)

Jan 17 2017 - 7:00pm to May 23 2017 - 9:00pm
Meadows Conference Center
2900 Live Oak
Dallas , TX

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.


Perot Museum: Maya - Hidden Worlds Revealed - Dallas

Feb 11 2017 - 10:00am to Sep 4 2017 - 10:00am
Perot Museum
2201 N. Field St.
Dallas , TX

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. 

Alliance for a Clean Texas: Lobby Day - Austin

Apr 25 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Texas Capitol
1100 Congress Ave Legislative Conference Center, Rm E2.002
Austin , TX

With the 85th Texas Legislative Session underway, we need your help to make legislators aware of the important environmental issues facing our state and help push for the legislation that addresses these problems to protect our families and our communities.

The Alliance for a Clean Texas (ACT) represents a coalition of environmental, public interest, consumer rights and religious organizations dedicated to improving public health, quality of life and the environment
in Texas by working for change at the regulatory and legislative levels.

Issues ACT addresses include:

• Clean Air and Clean Energy

• Texas Railroad Commission Reform

• Clean Water

• Local Control

• Waste & Recycling

• Parks & Land Conservation

Join fellow citizens and activists from around the state to ensure the public health of our families and our communities are protected.

Sign up for ACT Lobby Day now!