Our Events

  • Quarantine Activism
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    Quarantine Activism
    The 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.
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  • Zero Waste Week Challenge
    Sun, Apr 25
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    OFA is hosting a Zero Waste Week to challenge our members to raise awareness about environmentalism and push each other to live sustainably!
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  • Opt for Action 2021 5K
    Sat, Feb 06
    Virtual
    This 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!
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  • San Antonio Activism Day
    Sat, Oct 10
    Webinar
    Join us virtually to discuss pressing societal issues and how to engage with your local community! More information to come.
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  • National Activism Day
    Sat, Oct 03
    Webinar
    A national webinar commemorating activists and gives students and adults the opportunity to engage with their community! Find more information at www.nationalactivismday.org!
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  • Combating Domestic Abuse
    Tue, Dec 17
    BASIS San Antonio - Shavano Campus
    To 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.
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  • Sewing Feminine Hygiene Products
    Mon, Dec 09
    BASIS San Antonio - Shavano Campus
    In 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.
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  • Mental Health Presentaiton
    Wed, Oct 23
    BASIS San Antonio - Shavano Campus
    Dr. Novy and Rose Larios from the Department of Psychiatry at UTHSC gave a very informative presentation about mental illness with younger populations.
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  • Eco Fest
    Fri, Mar 22
    BASIS San Antonio - Shavano Campus
    We 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.
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  • Krav Maga Self Defense Class
    Tue, Jan 15
    BASIS San Antonio - Shavano Campus
    To prevent domestic abuse or sexual assault, we held a Krav Maga Class to educate and promote safety!
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  • Feminism Discussion
    Tue, Dec 04
    BASIS San Antonio - Shavano Campus
    We held an community-wide discussion about intersectional feminism, why we need it, and how to advance it!
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  • Thanksgiving with Haven for Hope
    Sun, Nov 25
    Haven For Hope
    To combat homelessness, OFA held clothing drives and a talent show for kids at a local homeless shelter!
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  • Disseminating Voter Information
    Tue, Oct 30
    BASIS San Antonio - Shavano Campus
    We passed out information to eligible voters about candidates, elections, ballot stations, and registering!
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  • Speaking Engagement with HOR Candidate Claire Barnett
    Tue, Oct 16
    BASIS San Antonio - Shavano Campus
    We 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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