Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia, who recently announced his candidacy for Houston mayor, will be the guest speaker at the May BAND meeting. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 at the Harris County Courthouse Bay Area Annex at 16603 Buccaneer, Houston 77058, across the parking lot from the Freeman Branch Library.
Bill Kelly, director of policy and government affairs for Mental Health America of Greater Houston, will be the guest speaker at this month's BAND meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 8 at the Harris County Courthouse Bay Area Annex, 16603 Buccaneer, across the parking lot from the Freeman Branch Library.
BAND supports the United Steelworkers of Local 13-1, now on strike. If you are interested in contributing to help the workers through this strike, you can bring money or non-perishable food items to the USW Hall at 311 Pasadena Blvd. in Pasadena.
Bay Area Association of Democratic (BAAD) Women will present “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: The Truth Behind School Vouchers” at their Feb. 19 meeting. Dee Scott, Clear Creek ISD Board of Trustees member, and Sherrie Matula, president of BAAD Women and education consultant, discuss school vouchers - the history, the politics and the impact on public education.
"Houston Chronicle" business columnist Chris Tomlinson will be the featured guest speaker at the next Bay Area New Democrats meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 11. BAND meets at 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at the Harris County Courthouse Bay Area Annex, 16603 Buccaneer, across the parking lot from the Freeman Branch Library.
Texas Muslim Capitol Day is a day-long event at the State Capitol in Austin on Thursday, Jan. 29, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. People from all over Texas, including Muslims and non-Muslims, will attend. The registration cost covers buses for the trip there and back, box lunches and water. Morning sessions will be on political activism, and in the afternoon, participants will meet with our state representatives. Texas Muslim Capitol Day 2015 is an opportunity for community members to learn about the democratic political process and how to be an advocate for important issues.