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ICE Attack: How to Support Family Reunification

Local, state, and federal officials in San Antonio spoke out last night against the punitive federal practice of separating asylum-seeking families at the U.S.-Mexico border. They were joined in front of a crowd of hundreds by the director of RAICES (Refugee and Immigration Center for Education and Legal Services), which […]

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No Such Thing As a Climate Plan With A Coal Plant

With ‘Dirty’ Deely’s retirement nearing, San Antonio’s CPS Energy hosting a hearing on keeping Spruce burning past 2040. Greg Harman SAN ANTONIO—Lumbering through the Earth Day throngs at Woodlawn Lake in April, the soot-stained “coal monster” pleaded his case. Here were booths about solar energy, tables with native plants, and […]

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Sept. 8, 2018: ‘Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice’

Push back against Trump anti-worker, anti-planet agenda this fall by demanding a ‘just transition’ to a 100-percent renewable economy and millions of ‘family-sustaining jobs.’ Jessica Corbett Commons Dreams The Peoples Climate Movement (PCM) has announced its next mass mobilization: Advocates across the globe plan to take to the streets on […]

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USDA Putting ‘Mmmmmm’ in GMO

Proposal Replaces ‘GMO’ with ‘Bioengineered’ on Labels, but USDA Asking Public for a Definition. Andrea Germanos The public comment period is now open on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s just unveiled proposal for food labeling of products using GMOs—a plan that would have labels without the words “genetically modified” or […]

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Fellowship: AWAKE Offering Native Youth Media Mentoring (May 5 Deadline)

At AWAKE Media, we envision a world where young indigenous people have the resources and tools necessarily to tell their stories of resistance and cultural engagement. However, many forms of media are too often inaccessible to marginalized communities. We know that these stories and talent exist – we want to […]

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EVENT: ‘Poetry of the Waters’ Given Voice this Sunday

Voices of the Waters brings together songs and stories from indigenous voices and works from environmental artists and activists to honor the Sacred Texas Springs. Readers from Stone in Steam/Roca en el Río and Kalpulli Ameyaltonal Tejaztlan will share their words, including Mobi Warren, Kamala Platt, Darby Riley, Marisol Cortez, […]

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Don’t Let Boss Cats Win: SATX Climate Meetings Start This Week

Greg Harman This week, the first round of committee meetings are being held to help guide the development of San Antonio’s Climate Action and Adaptation Plan, being promoted as SA Climate Ready. These are open meetings that, we’re told, will include public comments during Citizens to be Heard. What sort […]

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MOVE U: Immigration

With Refuge And Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), Texas Organizing Project, and Mi Familia Vota, MOVE San Antonio is proud to host on March 19th from 2-3PM. Join us for a panel discussion with leaders and community organizers in the immigration reform movement regarding the current state […]

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Justice for Kenne! Rally

Happening tonight, Tuesday, March 13th from 6-8pm: Justice for Kenne McFadden rally at Crockett Park. Click here to watch the livestream, produced by Transgender Education Network of Texas: Part 1 (Intro) Part 2 (Speakers from the Pride Center San Antonio, Equality Texas, San Antonio Gender Association, Bexar County Democratic Party, […]

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Free Brake Light Repair (Sunday)

The San Antonio chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America will be installing brake lights completely free of charge as both an act of solidarity within the community as well as a method of preventing encounters between police officers and marginalized communities and the aggressive escalation that can occur as […]

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Jobs: Work for Climate Justice in SA

Two job opportunities for climate justice organizers (or would-be organizers) in San Antonio, Texas. Public Citizen is looking for a full-time climate justice organizer (PDF below): [UA_PDF_VIEWER_PRO pdf=”https://deceleration.news/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/san_antonio_climate_justice_organizer_11_171.pdf”%5D%5B/UA_PDF_VIEWER_PRO%5D Moms Clean Air Force is hiring a part-time contract organizer: Moms Clean Air Force is working in Texas  – primarily focused in […]

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Bernie Sanders & Nina Turner: A Night In San Antonio

There’s a different kind of March Madness going on in Our Revolution Texas. Senator Bernie Sanders and Our Revolution President Nina Turner are coming to San Antonio to help Our Revolution Texas build a strong statewide progressive movement. They’ll be joined by resident populist commentator and former Texas Agriculture Commissioner […]