The Border in Crisis: Houston Responds

Sponsored by Houston Rebel Alliance & Texas Familias Council

What are conditions like in the detention centers?
Why are people fleeing their home countries?
What's wrong with them staying in Mexico?

Discover the answers to these questions and more from Hope Frye, Flores Agreement Expert and Montitor. She will speak, about what she witnessed at the detention centers while other speakers add their expertise to the conversation.

Discover how you can make a difference.

Opening Reception
Sept. 20, 2019 (Friday) - 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: Aurora Studios and Art Gallery - 129 Aurora, Houston, TX 
Opening Reception, Art Exhibit with Silent Auction

The Border In Crisis - Houston Responds
Sept. 21, 2019 (Saturday) - 8:30AM - 2:00PM
Location: Faith Lutheran Church, 4600 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire, TX 77401
Keynote Speaker: Hope Frye

The Border In Crisis: Houston Responds
EVENT DETAILS

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.                                                       



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