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...

Our guest this month is The Austin Common's very own Amy Stansbury. She will talk to us about a few concrete actions we can take to support the local climate movement during COVID-19. We'll also reflect on how #blacklivesmatter might inspire new directions for our group...

2020 is a challenging year. We’ve been grappling with some urgent and complicated challenges as a country. Later this year, we’ll have a presidential election. Meanwhile, urgent problems like climate change remain high in public awareness—but sometimes it feels like polarization is higher than ever, too....

(en español abajo) SAVE THE DATE! On Saturday, June 13 starting at 10 a.m., everyone is invited to join the City of Austin and Travis County public health officials in a VIRTUAL conversation to discuss ways to improve health outcomes among our most vulnerable populations. More...

Please join the Texas Civil Rights Project and the ACLU of Texas on Friday, May 29 at 11:00AM CDT to get an update on the status of vote-by-mail in Texas, and how we can ensure that we have a safe in-person voting option. This event will...

SummaryIn this edition of our "Austin Orgs You Should Know" series, we highlight the League of Women Voters Austin Area, a nonprofit organization whose mission is "Empowering voters. Defending democracy. Action BoxIf you're passionate about democracy and voter education, then become a member of the League...

The Joint Sustainability Committee advises the Austin City Council on matters related to conservation and sustainability. They are also tasked with reviewing City policies and procedures related to the Austin Community Climate Plan. The committee meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Typically, the...

The Austin Grower's Guild is hosting a meeting for people interested in stepping up as garden leaders within your neighborhood. If you are willing to take a leading role in forming an Austin1Farm "hive" in your neighborhood, we would like to invite you this Friday to...

SummaryThe new Healthy Streets program closes certain Austin streets to through traffic, making more space for pedestrians. Action BoxBring the Healthy Streets program to your neighborhood by filling out the city's recommendation form. Just click here. Add this to one of the many ways our world...

Is there a fallen hem in your favorite shirt? Did your blender suddenly stop working? Is your child's toy a little worse for the wear? We may be able to teach you how to fix these items, and more, from the comfort of your home! Be...