Join us for our 2-week social distancing giving campaign, and have fun while supporting Shoal Creek Conservancy! Safely enjoy the Shoal Creek Trail and celebrate with Shoal Creek Conservancy during our self-led Photo Scavenger Hunt and Virtual Happy Hour. For 2 weeks, we encourage you...

Are you pissed off about your boss? Is your restaurant making you work in unsafe conditions? Do you just need time to hang out and vent? DSA and the Restaurant Organizing Project (ROP) are hosting this get together for people in the service industry to...

Socialist Night School is an open course that provides a chance to develop our politics together, regardless of background knowledge or whether you’ve attended a class before. New members and lifelong socialists, all are welcome! SCROLL ALL THE WAY DOWN TO SEE THE READINGS. We will begin...

The plastic industry has used the coronavirus to push their toxic products in the midst of a global health crisis. Come learn about the true dangers of plastics to our health and our wildlife at our lunchtime panel discussion. Speakers will include: Katie Pelch, professor of plastic...

On Wednesday night, Austin Mayor Steve Adler delivered his annual State of the City Address, discussing his major priorities & goals for the city. Didn’t have a chance to watch? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with our handy little guide. You can also watch a...

SummaryAustin is having a primary runoff and special election on July 14th. Learn how to vote safely with our visual guide. Action BoxVote. Vote. Vote. Feeling nervous about voting in the midst of a pandemic? Here's our list of tips & info for how to do it...

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....