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Step It Up Rally, 2007Step It Up Rally at the Alamo, April, 2007

We use this page to list major events happening in San Antonio but not necessarily sponsored by the Sierra Club. Check this page often for major announcements

There is plenty of other local environmental activity occurring on a regular basis, so check our links page to access the websites of our sister organizations. We highly recommend Bexar Audubon Society's Nature Calendar.


A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet

The Environmental Justice Film Series presents the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement. This feature is narrated by Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Isabel Allende, Ashley Judd, and Van Jones.

Sunday, November 23rd
12:30 pm
First Unitarian Church, SE corner of I10 and 410 at Gill Road and Beryl Drive

The film will be shown in the Church's Fellowship Hall (the original church) and is sponsored by their Green Sanctuary Team. Free Admission. A light lunch will be served (free of charge).


Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes

Public Citizen, Common Cause, TUTA, Clean Elections Texas and WolfPAC Texas present Pay 2 Play, a film about the corrupting influence of money in politics and what we can do to take our power back!

Tuesday, January 6th
6 p.m.
Alamo Draft House Park North, 618 NW Loop 410

Driven to make the world a better place for his newborn daughter, John Ennis looks for ways out of our system of pay-to-play politics. Along the way, he journeys through high drama on the Ohio campaign trail, uncovers the secret history of the game Monopoly, and explores the underworld of L.A. street art on a humorous odyssey that reveals how much of a difference one person can make.

Featuring:
Robert Reich, Van Jones, Lawrence Lessig, Marianne Williamson, Jack Abramoff, John Nichols, Noam Chomsky, Paul Hackett, Surya Yalamanchili, Common Cause, Public Citizen, Public Campaign, People For the American Way, Color of Change, Center for Media & Democracy, The Free Press, Protest ALEC, 99% Movement, Occupy.

Partners:
American Family Voices, Center for Media and Democracy, Color of Change, Common Cause, Democracy Initiative, Free Speech For People, Global Exchange/Elect Democracy, Money Out Voters In, Move To Amend, Public Campaign, Public Citizen, Rebuild The Dream, Represent US, ReThink Media, Rock The Vote, Rootstrikers and Stamp Stampede.

Directed and Produced by John Wellington Ennis; Executive Produced by Holly Mosher, Rebecca Lynn Minkin.