Houston GREEN Film Series @ Rice Media Center
Jan 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
H-GAC’s Brown Bag Lunch Series @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

 Driverless Vehicles:  Are You Ready?

SAVE THE DATE for the January 22, 2018 Brown Bag Lunch Series
              H-GAC Offices, 2nd Floor, Rm B, Houston, TX 77027
                                                 Noon-1:00 P.M.
Sam Lott, P.E., will be discussing “What the Future Holds for Fully Automated/Autonomous Vehicles: Evaluating Mobility Benefits, Infrastructure Gaps and Transit Applications.”
Sam is affiliated with Texas Southern University (TSU) Center for Transportation Training and Research and recently formed his a consulting firm called Automated Mobility Services, LLC. Sam’s presentation will cover:
  • Automated/connected roadway vehicle technology – mobility challenges and benefits
  • Infrastructure gaps that must be filled to support automated vehicle technology
  • Transit applications with fully automated operations
  • Early deployment of automated transit in Houston’s urban districts
Bring your lunch, bring a friend, and join us for this most interesting presentation!

Planning Matters Lunch with the Mayor @ City Hall, Legacy Room
Jan 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Join Blueprint Houston as they move into their next phase. Mayor Sylvester Turner will present an update on his activities and they will host a conversation about planning the City’s future and using Plan Houston to prepare for the “next million.”  Plan Houston was a great first step – creating commons goals and identifying core strategies. But now, it’s time to move past the plan into action.

Lunch will be served

R.S.V.P. by January 18

 to [email protected]

Environmental Volunteer Coordinators Networking Meeting @ CEC Office
Jan 24 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Vegan Society of P.E.A.C.E. Monthly Meeting @ Houston Community College Conference Center
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join Vegan Society of P.E.A.C.E. for our “Vegan 2nd Saturdays” Monthly Meetings, Presentations & Vegan Potlucks

Held on the “2nd Saturdays” of each month, we will enjoy a delicious vegan potluck and meeting, along with a discussion, film screening, food demo or speaker presentation on intersectional issues of veganism, animal rights, environmentalism, nonviolence, health and more. Each month will be something new! Our new venue is at the HCC Conference Center.

We are asking for a donation of $5 per person to help cover our facility rental expenses. All attendees must bring a vegan entree to share at the potluck (serving size to feed 10 people)!

There will be VSOP logo items available as part of our fundraising efforts. We always have plenty of FREE vegan literature, animal rights & environmental awareness literature, and starter guides for the vegan-curious, too!

Please remember to bring a vegan dish to share with the group! Our events are always vegan, so please only vegan or raw vegan foods (no animal-derived ingredients). If you have questions on ingredients, feel free to contact us.

We have plenty of seating at our new venue. All ages welcome! (Families are invited to bring toys and games for their young ones. Children must not be left unattended.)

Help us also keep our events earth-friendly by bringing your own reusable dinnerware and plates.

This is a great way to meet up with Vegan Society of P.E.A.C.E. each month and learn about our volunteer opportunities, upcoming events and outreach! Houston’s Premier vegan nonprofit was founded in 2004 and is run entirely by volunteers!

We will also feature a new discussion topic on intersectional issues each month, such as: animal rights, ethical vegan living, vegan health & nutrition, cooking, world hunger solutions, eco-friendly living, nonviolence and more! Some months will also include film screenings and/or guest speakers and food demos.

Houston Community College Conference Center is located at 3100 Main St, 3rd Floor, Houston, TX 77002. See below for map. Free Parking is available on level 7 & 8 of the HCC Administration parking garage at Main & Elgin. Use elevator from parking garage to 3rd floor breezeway, which leads to the Conference suites. You must enter the building through the parking garage and not street-level.

All attendees must sign in at the Security Desk.

RSVP is appreciated for seating!

2018 Houston Wilderness Annual Luncheon @ River Oaks Country Club
Feb 21 @ 11:30 am

Honoring the founding members of the Quality of Life (QoL) Coalition with the Annual Wild Life Award

On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, Houston Wilderness will have the honor of presenting its annual Wild Life Award to the founding members of the Quality of Life Coalition at the Annual Luncheon at River Oaks Country Club. The award will honor their strong and enduring commitment to enhancing Houston’s quality of life and preserving our natural environment for many generations to experience and enjoy.

For more information, visit Houston Wilderness’s Annual Luncheon.

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Houston GREEN Film Series @ Rice Media Center
Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm