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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 […]

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Filmmakers: #JustRecovery funding for Harvey work

From WorkingFilms.org: For over 18 years Working Films has recognized the power of stories to inform and inspire. We build partnerships between nonfiction media-makers, nonprofit organizations, educators, and advocates to advance social justice and environmental protection. We have a successful track record of helping filmmakers use their social issue documentaries […]

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Kairos Seeking Equity Fellows for Paid ‘Civic Tech’ Training

The Spring 2018 Kairos Fellowship Equity Cohort is an eight month paid on-the-job training program for emerging leaders of color in the field of civic technology. Kairos, an ancient Greek word, refers to “the right or opportune moment for action.” In recent years, we have witnessed inspiring movements for human […]

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Puerto Rico: Community-led Recovery Support Critical

100 days after Maria, nearly half of island still without power. 100 days after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, grassroots efforts to restore full access to the island’s electricity, water, and medical infrastructure remain critical, especially in the wake of the Trump administration’s demonstrated neglect of and disrespect for Puerto […]

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Helping Harvey’s Frontline Communities as the Pipes Break

“People don’t know what’s seeping into their air and their homes.” Two explosions and “plumes of black smoke” were reported early Thursday morning at an Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, following warnings from Arkema CEO Richard Rowe Wednesday night that “high water and lack of power” caused by Hurricane […]