Friday - Opening Reception - Art Exhibit - Silent Auction
Location: Aurora Studios and Art Gallery - 129 Aurora, Houston, TX
A traveling art exhibition created by Rev. Dr. Boursier and a dedicated group of volunteer chaplains worked with the mothers and children being held at the Karnes Family Detention Center in 2015-16 to create art as a way of exploring and expressing the trauma which they had suffered and were continuing to suffer while in detention.
- We will also have a Silent Auction represented by local artists who have donated their work.
- Proceeds will go to Team Brownsville and the Interfaith Welcome Coalition (IWC) of San Antonio.
Saturday - The Border In Crisis - Houston Responds
Location: Faith Lutheran Church, 4600 Bellaire, Houston, TX
Keynote speaker will be Hope Frye, Flores Agreement Expert and Monitor. She will speak about what she has witnessed at the detention centers and along with other speakers will answer questions such as:
- What are conditions like in the detention centers?
- Why are people fleeing their home countries?
- What's wrong with them staying in Mexico?
Meet local groups and discover how you can make a difference during this crisis.