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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin

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4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
(512) 288-4080 http://austinuu.org/wp2013/

January 2016

A globally-beneficial solution to today’s environmental crises

January 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 3, 2016

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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Chris Searlies

Chris Searles, a native Austinite, founded BioIntegrity in 2014. The company’s mission is to help today's most powerful, global, environmental solutions succeed as fast as possible. Chris will talk about how each of us can significantly contribute to solving both climate change and the species extinction crisis…

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Building Blocks for a Healthy, Sustainable and Affordable Austin

January 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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Leslie Pool

Council Member Leslie Pool, who represents District 7 and chairs the city's Open Space, Environment & Sustainability Committee, has woven together several policies to create a strong environmental and economic future for Austin. Council Member Pool holds a precious constituent-formed vision of a healthy, sustainable…

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March 2016

Green Movie Night At First UU

March 4, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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First Unitarian Universalist Church

From the First Unitarian Universalist Church - First UU Green Sanctuary movie night is March 4th at 7PM. Join Bernie Sanders, Naomi Klein, Chris Hedges and others to hear their call and ideas for urgent action. This talk was given at the Unitarian Universalist Church…

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Another Kind of Environmental Worship Service

March 19, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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From the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin - Please join us for a special "We Gather: Another Kind of Worship Service" on Saturday, March 19 at 4:30 pm in the Sanctuary. The service will focus on faith and environmental stewardship – finding ways to…

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April 2016

“Earth in the Elephant’s Footstep: Christianity, Buddhism and the Environment.”

April 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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From the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin - The Buddha identified appamada, typically translated as “diligent care,” as the chief good or highest virtue in his teaching and practice. He likened appamada to the elephant’s footprint—just as the feet of all creatures fit into…

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June 2016

Green Movie Night: Climate Refugees

June 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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From the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin - This film is about what happens when an over populated world with a lack of resources and a changing climate all collide with each other - an intersection of humanity that many are calling the greatest…

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September 2016

Green Movie Night: The Wisdom to Survive

September 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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From the First Unitarian Universalist Church – First UU Green Sanctuary movie night is Friday, September 9th at 7PM featuring "The Wisdom to Survive." Climate change is taking place. Will we have the wisdom to survive? The film features thought leaders and activists in the realms…

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Karen Kocher: “What is the Value of Barton Springs?”

September 18, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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Documentary media producer, Karen Kocher, will be showing excepts from Living Spring, a documentary series about the history, science, culture, and spiritual practices at Barton Springs. She will frame the screening with the discussion, “What is the value of Barton Springs?"   For the past…

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October 2016

“Citizen Action on Climate: The Planet Needs YOU”

October 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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From the First Unitarian Universalist Church - Current trends in climate change are, as President Obama put it, "terrifying".  What are we, as citizens and inhabitants of the planet, to do?  Anna Graybeal, PhD, will present one set of answers by discussing her volunteer work…

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November 2016

Green Movie Night: The Burden, Fossil Fuels, the Military and National Security

November 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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From the First Unitarian Universalist Church - Help Lift the Burden of America’s Fossil Fuel Dependence To view trailer:  http://www.theburdenfilm.com Putting Our Troops in Harm’s Way — The US military uses more oil than any other organization in the world.  Everything from tanks to fighter jets to…

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January 2017

FEAT Monthly Meeting: How is Climate Change Impacting Texas?

January 23, 2017 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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Bruce Melton

From the Faith and Energy Action Team (FEAT) - How is climate change affecting Texas? Come and hear climate scientist and activist Bruce Melton talk about the effect of climate change right here in our own state, especially on the beaches of Padre Island and…

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February 2017

Cities Leading Climate Action

February 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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From the First Unitarian Universalist Church, Green Sanctuary Committee - In December, Austin's Mayor Steve Adler and Brandi Clark Burton attended the C40 Mayors Summit 2016 in Mexico City. The event, convened by the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, rallied 40 mayors from around the…

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March 2017

Green Movie Night: Sand Wars

March 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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From the First Unitarian Universalist Church, Green Sanctuary Committee - Sand Wars is an epic eco-thriller by director Denis Delestrac. To view trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAPfwwb59uY The film premiered on the Champs-Elysées in 2013 and was first broadcast in May in France and Germany, where it became…

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June 2017

From Park Lady to Council Member: Alison Alter on Austin

June 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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From the First Unitarian Universalist Church Public Affairs Forum - Presentation Description: Council Member Alter’s unique perspective as a relatively new resident of the city, combined with her background in public policy, allows her to take a fresh approach to our City’s longstanding challenges. In…

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New and Old Environmental Issues in Texas with Luke Metzger

June 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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From the First Unitarian Universalist Church - Luke Metzger is founding director of Environment Texas, a statewide, citizen-funded advocacy group for clean air, clean water, and open spaces. He has been involved in dozens of citizen-related environmental campaigns and regularly testifies before the Texas Legislature…

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August 2017

Inspiring The Great Transition: Healing The Earth’s Climate

August 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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Sailesh Roa

From the First Unitarian Universalist Church - A special presentation by Sailesh Rao, Phd -  "Healing the Earth's Climate." About Sailesh Rao: Dr. Sailesh Rao Ph.D. is an award winning civil engineer, author, speaker and co-producer of The Human Experiment, Cowspiracy and What the Health.   Sponsored by Central…

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November 2017

The Flavor Of Memory

November 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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The Flavor of Memory

From the Sustainable Food Center and the Austin Playback Theatre - We have partnered with Austin Playback Theatre to present "The Flavor of Memory" on Tuesday, November 7th at 7pm at The First Universalist Church on Grover Street. This live improvisational performance features actors playing back stories…

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Public Affairs Forum: Urban Farms

November 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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From the First Unitarian Universalist Church - Michael Hanan is CEO of Agua Dulce Farm in Austin. Agua Dulce Farm is Austin's premier grower and supplier of fresh salad greens, herbs and fish - serving many of Austin's favorite restaurants, farmers' markets and grocery stores.…

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December 2017

Public Affairs Forum: If We Don’t, Who Will? Valve Turners on Actions that Matter

December 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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From the First Unitarian Universalist Church - On October 11, 2016, five brave climate activists shook the North American energy industry when they closed safety valves on the 5 pipelines carrying tar sands crude oil into the United States. This was the biggest coordinated move…

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March 2018

Green for a Reason with Catherine O’Toole

March 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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From the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin - After a very serious cancer diagnosis, Catherine investigated who got cancer and why. It was during that research she came across the toxic chemicals that are in the everyday products used to build, furnish and decorate…

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May 2018

350 Austin May Open Meeting

May 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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350 Austin Open Meeting

From 350 Austin - We are continuing to fine-tune our strategies for moving Austin Energy to become FOSSIL FREE FASTER. Come give us a hand! We will update you on Fossil Free Faster and our divestment campaign, including how NYC's Mayor DiBlasio is lending a…

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June 2018

350 Austin June Open Meeting

June 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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350 Austin Open Meeting

From 350 Austin - Before the meeting, join us for a social happy hour at Citizen Eatery at 6pm! There will be a happy hour discount on food and drink. Citizen Eatery's menu features 100 percent vegetarian cuisine and locally-made beverages. Look for the table…

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July 2018

350 Austin Monthly Meeting

July 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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350 Austin Monthly Meeting

From 350 Austin - Our monthly general meetings are open to all! Join us on the third Tuesday of each month at First UU Church. Children are welcome. At our meetings, we share updates on our current campaigns, discuss climate change issues, and learn about…

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August 2018

350 Austin Monthly Meeting

August 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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350 Austin Monthly Meeting

From 350 Austin - Our monthly general meetings are open to all! Join us on the third Tuesday of each month at First UU Church. Children are welcome. At our meetings, we share updates on our current campaigns, discuss climate change issues, and learn about…

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September 2018

350 Austin September Open Meeting

September 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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350 Austin Monthly Meeting

From 350 Austin - Our monthly general meetings are open to all! Join us on September 11 at First UU Church. We'll share updates on our current campaigns, discuss climate change issues, and learn about ways to get involved in the fossil-free revolution. Note: We…

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The State of the Climate: Climate Change and Challenges for Austin

September 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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Wake Up To The Climate Crisis

From 350 Austin and the First Unitarian Universalist Church - Gil Starkey, a co-founder of 350 Austin, will present an update on the state of the global climate, climate change trends, and some opportunities to participate locally in the vital and growing global climate change…

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October 2018

Mayoral Climate and Energy Candidate Forum

October 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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Climate Candidate Forum

From 350 Austin, Solar Austin, Shades of Green radio show, and Earth Day Austin - Climate change is happening now and local governments must play a significant role in reducing emissions and helping people cope with the impacts. Austin has existing climate commitments and has…

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December 2018

350 Austin December Open Meeting

December 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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350 Austin Monthly Meeting

From 350 Austin - Our monthly general meetings are open to all! Join us on the third Tuesday of each month at First UU Church. We'll share updates on our current campaigns, discuss climate change issues, and learn about ways to get involved in the…

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January 2019

350 Austin January Open Meeting

January 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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350 Austin Monthly Meeting

From 350 Austin - Our monthly meetings are open to all! Join us as we take action locally in the global climate movement. Stay tuned for more details and full meeting agenda.        

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February 2019

350 Austin February Open Meeting

February 19, 2019 @ 6:50 pm - 8:30 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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350 Austin Monthly Meeting

From 350 Austin - Our monthly meetings are open to all! Join us as we take action locally in the global climate movement. A trio of terrific 350 Austin team leaders will be sharing with us the status of our projects and how you can…

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There Is No Away: The Urgent Politics of Trash In Texas

February 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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From the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin - Most people never think twice about their trash; they just throw it “away.” But there is no “away,” and across Texas—and right here in Austin—communities being dumped on or exploited by the waste industry are rising…

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March 2019

The World Peace Diet

March 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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The World Peace Diet

From the First Unitarian Universalist Church - Will Tuttle, Ph.D., visionary author of the international best-seller, The World Peace Diet, will deliver an inspiring talk about the hidden dimensions of our culture’s food system. Join us as we explore new connections and discover how we…

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350 Austin March Meeting

March 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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350 Austin Monthly Meeting

From 350 Austin - Our monthly meetings are open to all! Join us as we take action locally in the global climate movement. Stay tuned for more details and full meeting agenda. About 350 Austin: We are a local affiliate of 350.org, a grassroots organization that…

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May 2019

350 Austin May Open Meeting

May 21, 2019 @ 6:50 pm - 8:30 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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Close Fayette

From 350 Austin - We are very fortunate to have a special guest speaker at our May open meeting. UT's Professor Jules Elkins will be presenting research on the health impacts of coal. Dr. Elkins’s research and teaching is in environmental health and healthy indoor…

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June 2019

350 Austin June Open Meeting

June 18, 2019 @ 6:50 pm - 8:30 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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Close Fayette

From 350 Austin - The more we learn, the more we realize how urgent the work that lies before us. Join us as team lead Danny Fetonte lays out the philosophy and critical details of our strategic approach to Closing Fayette Coal Plant asap. Board…

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August 2019

350 Austin August Open Meeting

August 20, 2019 @ 6:50 pm - 8:30 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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uBreakiFix

Hosted by 350 Austin - It's time to roll out the red carpet for 350 Austin's new leadership team! Welcome our new Executive Director, R Brent Lÿles and give a big hand to our new President Kristin Herrington-Albrecht and VP Liliana Mendoza. Founders Gilbert Starkey…

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October 2019

Headed For Extinction and What To Do About It

October 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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Extinction Rebellion ATX

Hosted by the First Unitarian Universalist Church - Sunday Oct. 13th, noon talk at First Unitarian Universalist FORUM, 4700 Grover Ave. 78756 free all welcome We will cover the 5 stages of grief as well as the catastrophic climate change that is already locked in.  We…

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November 2019

Dinner and Discussion: Inside the Fight to Stop LNG in the Valley!

November 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, 4700 Grover Avenue
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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LNG

Hosted by the Sierra Club, Public Citizen Texas, the Austin Environmental Justice Team, Extinction Rebellion ATX, and the Carrizo Comecrudo Tribe of Texas - Join community members from the Rio Grande Valley and the Carrizo Comecrudo Tribe of Texas for a dinner and panel discussion…

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