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- Time is TBDAt HomeThe pandemic shouldn't hinder activism! We've been engaging in at-home activism to help offset the negative tangible repercussions of COVID-19, support the Black Lives Movement, Yemen crisis, and more.
- Sun, Apr 25Check Your Inbox for More Details!OFA is hosting a Zero Waste Week to challenge our members to raise awareness about environmentalism and push each other to live sustainably!
- Sat, Feb 06VirtualThis February, Opt for Action will be hosting a virtual 5k to stay active and help raise money for our cause! All tickets include an entry into our raffle, where participants have the chance to win an Apple Watch!
- Sat, Oct 10WebinarJoin us virtually to discuss pressing societal issues and how to engage with your local community! More information to come.
- Sat, Oct 03WebinarA national webinar commemorating activists and gives students and adults the opportunity to engage with their community! Find more information at www.nationalactivismday.org!
- Tue, Dec 17BASIS San Antonio - Shavano CampusTo combat domestic abuse, we held a donut fundraiser for Justice for Erin, a local organization against teen dating violence, in which we raised $500. We also hosted a self-defense class and created conversation about sexual assault.
- Mon, Dec 09BASIS San Antonio - Shavano CampusIn partnership with our local Days for Girls Chapter, we sewed 100 reuse-able liners for feminine hygiene products in order to combat period poverty in Zambia We paired this with a discussion of menstrual oppression and the Period – End of Sentence Documentary.
- Wed, Oct 23BASIS San Antonio - Shavano CampusDr. Novy and Rose Larios from the Department of Psychiatry at UTHSC gave a very informative presentation about mental illness with younger populations.
- Fri, Mar 22BASIS San Antonio - Shavano CampusWe raised about $700 for the Texas Campaign for the Environmental, a grassroots environmental organization, through a fun, family-friendly event with eco-friendly activities. In regards to the fundraiser, we discussed climate change and imperative solutions.
- Tue, Jan 15BASIS San Antonio - Shavano CampusTo prevent domestic abuse or sexual assault, we held a Krav Maga Class to educate and promote safety!
- Tue, Dec 04BASIS San Antonio - Shavano CampusWe held an community-wide discussion about intersectional feminism, why we need it, and how to advance it!
- Sun, Nov 25Haven For HopeTo combat homelessness, OFA held clothing drives and a talent show for kids at a local homeless shelter!
- Tue, Oct 30BASIS San Antonio - Shavano CampusWe passed out information to eligible voters about candidates, elections, ballot stations, and registering!
- Tue, Oct 16BASIS San Antonio - Shavano CampusWe hosted Texas House of Representative Candidate Claire Barnett to spread awareness about youth empowerment and the importance of fighting political apathy!
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