About The AuthorThis post was written by the City of Austin Office of Sustainability. Their mission is to protect and improve Austin's quality of life now and for future generations by leading efforts to achieve net-zero community-wide greenhouse gas emissions, a healthy & just local...

About The AuthorJanis Bookout is the Executive Director of Earth Day Austin, as well as one of the organizers of Community Resilience Trust, a grassroots coalition that came together in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the goal of making Austin a more equitable city...

(en Español abajo) Austin Public Health, CommUnityCare, and Central Health are hosting a series of free personal protective equipment (PPE) distributions in areas with high COVID-19 positivity rates based on testing data. Because COVID-19 is most easily spread from person to person, health officials want to remind...

The LatinX/Hispanic community in Austin has been disproportionately affected by the pandemic of COVID-19. Many have lost their jobs, reliable sources of income, faced housing and food insecurities, and are battling mental health issues. What is even more the Latinx/Hispanic community is facing higher hospitalization...

The Conference on Food Resilience, Equity and Access, presented by The Cook’s Nook, provides a forum to facilitate much needed dialogue and cooperation between local private and public organizations to share experience, know-how and best practices that address food insecurity for people most at risk during...

The Conference on Food Resilience, Equity and Access, presented by The Cook’s Nook, provides a forum to facilitate much needed dialogue and cooperation between local private and public organizations to share experience, know-how and best practices that address food insecurity for people most at risk during...

Join local public health officials for a Vaccine Town Hall to discuss #COVID19 vaccine safety, efficacy, and distribution. Some #COVID19 vaccine questions will be answered live as time permits. The Town Hall will be streamed on Facebook Live. ...

This is a matter of life or death. We are facing unprecedented times of health, economic, and climate catastrophe. Tens of thousands of Austinites are unemployed, and more or working for less than living wages during a pandemic. While the working class suffers under COVID conditions,...