You must RSVP here for the Zoom link! https://actionnetwork.org/events/bigger-than-bernie-book-talk-with-meagan-day-and-micah-uetricht Meagan Day and Micah Uetricht's book, Bigger than Bernie, is a plan for winning socialism regardless of who's in the White House. The book is a great introduction to: - the past few years of DSA wins and the...

SummaryAustin is having a primary runoff and special election on July 14th. Learn about the County Attorney's race with our easy-to-read guide. Action BoxVote. Vote. Vote. In 2019, 25 percent of the inmates booked in our county jail were Black. That's despite the fact that Austin's...

Newly interested in getting more involved in what's happening at City Hall? Then you've got to get yourself a copy of “A Beginner’s Guide To Local Government." It’s fun, it explains all the basics of Austin’s local government system, and it comes with stickers. What...

SummaryAustin is having a primary runoff and special election on July 14th. Learn about all the positions that are on the ballot (and what the heck they even mean) with our easy-to-read guide. Action BoxVote. Vote. Vote. Raise your hand if you've ever walked into a...

Have you been wishing you knew more about what it will be like to vote this year? The League of Women Voters Austin Area and the National Council of Jewish Women of Austin are sponsoring a program about new voting processes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our...

Every Monday, The Austin Common staff shares what we’re reading, watching, and listening to. This week, we’re focusing our recommendations on police reform & the upcoming election. For more, follow us on Instagram – @the_austin_common. Read: Black Lives Matter's Years of Pressure Paved Way For Sudden...

Feel free to come and learn about local and statewide policy/ legislation and way you can get engaged with us or just as a concerned citizen. Join Austin Justice Coalition's Policy Team as we continue our efforts in making sure Texas is equipped with best practice...

Every Monday, The Austin Common staff shares what we’re reading, watching, and listening to. This week, we’re focusing our recommendations on racial justice & local government. For more, follow us on Instagram – @the_austin_common. Read: A Beginner's Guide To Local Government Just starting to get involved with what's...

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...