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...

Hosted by Rubén Cantú and Earth Day Austin - Please RSVP your tickets on Eventbrite.  It is time to make a tribute to Mother Earth! I am turning 36, and its that time of year when I ask my friends and community to join me in a celebration...

Sponsored Post - from Earth Day Austin   Written by Janis Bookout, Executive Director of Earth Day Austin, the new, independent, and locally-based nonprofit behind the Earth Day ATX festival.    A couple of weeks ago, we published the following open letter as we approached the rescheduled festival date...

From Earth Day Austin - Please note - this event was originally scheduled for April 13th, but was postponed to April 27th due to the weather. We're excited to announce the 2019 Earth Day ATX Festival, in our 3rd year at Huston-Tillotson University - We couldn't do...

Sponsored Post - from Earth Day Austin    This blog was written by Janis in collaboration with the entire Earth Day Austin team (Liz Belete, Shane Johnson, Fatima Mann, and Jeff Dye).   Janis Bookout is the Executive Director of Earth Day Austin. The Earth Day ATX festival will...

Partner Post - Earth Day ATX   Have a business idea that could change the world? Been waiting for an opportunity to turn that idea into an actual company?   Now's your chance. The first-ever EcoPitch Challenge is taking place on Saturday, April 13th at the Earth Day ATX festival on the campus of Huston-Tillotson University.    The...

Sponsored Post - from Earth Day Austin Written by Janis Bookout.   Janis Bookout is the Executive Director of Earth Day Austin. The Earth Day ATX festival will take place on Saturday, April 13th at the campus of host and sponsor, Huston-Tillotson University. Production of the festival has...

Sponsored Post - from Earth Day Austin    Earth Day ATX (coming to Huston-Tillotson University April 13th) is under new management! They have established a new and fully independent nonprofit, and are now putting together the best festival to date! Committed to keeping the festival entirely free...

Sponsored Post - from Earth Day Austin    Written by Janis Bookout.   Janis Bookout is the Executive Director of Earth Day Austin. The Earth Day ATX festival will take place on Saturday, April 13th at the campus of host and sponsor, Huston-Tillotson University. Production of the festival has...

From Solar Austin, 350 Austin, Shades of Green Environmental Talk Radio Show, and Earth Day ATX - Climate change is happening now and local governments must play a significant role in reducing emissions and helping people cope with the impacts. Austin has existing climate commitments and...