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September 21-25, 2015*


Monday, September 21, 2015 ~ 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The International Day of Peace

OPENING:      Prayer Led by Juan Mancias of the Esto’k Gna Tribe (aka

                        Carrizo/Comecrudo Tribe of Texas)

                        Making the Invisible … VISIBLE in Ceremony

                        Rothko Chapel Plaza, 8 a.m. (outside)


WORKSHOP:              Janet Windwalker Jones, Facilitator

                                    “Preparing for Discovery and Partnership”

                                    The Montrose Counseling Center

                                    401 Branard St., Houston, TX 77006



Tuesday, September 22, 2015 ~ NOON to 2 p.m.; 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

After the Peace/Partnering through Imagination

Noon to 2 p.m.

WORKSHOP:              Noah Rattler, Facilitator

                                    “Imagining A Better World”

                                    Smith Public Library

                                    3624 Scott St., Houston, TX 77004


7:00 9:00 p.m.


DISCUSSION:            “Partnering for Justice and Equality: Cross-

                                    Pollination of Our Efforts”

                                    S.H.A.P.E. Community Center

                                    3815 Live Oak St., Houston, TX 77004



Wednesday, September 23, 2015 ~ 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 7:00 to 9 p.m.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A Half-Day Activity for Children (HISD is closed)

Bridging the Intergenerational Divides

DAY ACTIVITY:         Terri Sanders, P.K. McCary, Joy Jackson, Facilitators

                                   “What We Think, What We Say: Peace Words”*

                                   Location: Project Row Houses

                                  2501 Holman St., Houston, TX 77004 (courtyard)


7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m.

DISCUSSION:            “Addressing the Future with Lessons

                                   from Our Past”

                                   S.H.A.P.E. Community Center

                                   3903 Almeda Rd., Houston, TX 77004



Thursday, September 24, 2015 ~ 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Continuing the Conversation: Bridging the Intergenerational Divides


EVENT:                       The Elders Circle, S.H.A.P.E. Community Center

                                    Special Guest: Audri Scott Williams

                                    S.H.A.P.E. Community Center

                                    3815 Live Oak Street, Houston, TX 77004



6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

DISCUSSION:            Special Conversation with Inez Torres Davis

                                    “Ending Racism and Building Community”


                                    "Perspectives of Community and Activism

                                    for the Future"

                                    Rice University, Center for Civic Leadership

                                    Sewall Hall, Houston, TX 77006


Friday, September 25, 2015 ~ 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Building Intercultural Relationships Through Ceremony


EVENT:                      Opening: Drumming Circles

                                   Past, Present and Future:

                                   Healing and Reconciliation

                                   Hare Krishna Temple and Center

                                   1320 W. 34th, Houston, TX 77096



Saturday, September 26, 2015 ~ 9:00 a.m. to 11:00, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Preparing for Our Future

Gathering 9:00 a.m. (PRH) to 11:00 a.m.


EVENTS:                    A Walk for Justice and Peace (Non-Violence)

                                   Historical Third Ward Community


                                   A Review of the Week

                                   Table Discussions at University Museum

3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


EVENT:                       A Spoken Word Open Mic on Dignity for All

                                    Middle School and High School Children

                                    The University Museum at TSU

                                    3100 Cleburne St., Houston, TX 


*Venues Subject to Change



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