In this episode of The Austin Common Radio Hour, host Amy Stansbury shares the importance of city boards & commissions and explains how you can apply to serve on one. Guests include current board/commission members Pooja Sethi & Rocky Lane, as well as Austin City...

SummaryIn the City of Austin, boards and commissions are groups (made up of volunteers) that advise City Council on a variety of key issues. Action BoxNow is a great time to apply to serve on a board or commission. If you're interested in serving, click...

SummaryOver the course of this past year, the City of Austin has released 3 major studies, investigating racial disparities & racism within the Austin Police Department. Action BoxYou can help shape Austin's reimagining public safety efforts by filling out an online survey here. "But we...

In this episode of The Austin Common Radio Hour, host Amy Stansbury sits down with public education advocate Laura Yeager to give you a little civics lesson on the importance of local school boards. After that, we interview several of the candidates running in Austin's...

The climate crisis demands bold action and strategies. To win in Texas, we must collaborate with frontline communities to reduce pollution and work across the state for a just transition from an oil-based economy to one based on equity and clean energy. Saturday December 12th, join...

Please join Stephanie Swanson from the League of Women Voters of Texas and Joaquin Gonzalez from the Texas Civil Rights Project as we discuss what's in store for the upcoming legislative session and help you prepare testimony for the House and Senate Redistricting Committees. Due to...

SummaryA lot has been done since City Council voted to make $150 million in historic cuts & potential changes to APD over the summer. Keep reading for an update on the latest! Action BoxParticipate in our city's effort to reimagine public safety by taking a survey...