SummaryWe've partnered with the team at A Functional Democracy to share some helpful tips for testifying and to help distribute their "A Beginner's Guide To Local Government" book. Action BoxSign up to speak at the next Council meeting and get yourself a copy of "A...

Local government is important. There is no level of government that affects your life more. And yet, very few people actually know how it works. That's why we made this guide - to teach even the City Hall newbie how to participate and make their...

Guest Post - from Andrew Dobbs with Texas Campaign for the Environment One of the most crucial pieces of Austin’s sustainability vision is threatened right now: curbside composting. We need Austin residents dedicated to sustainability to make the argument to Mayor Steve Adler and the Council...