Austin's City Council and City Manager want to know your opinion on Austin Police Department policies. The Office of Police Oversight (OPO) is organizing events to collect feedback from community members. Currently, we are requesting feedback on policies related to the use of force. These...

The Townhall on Public Safety: People With Disabilities and Policing will take place on May 21, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. About the event: The Office of Police Oversight, the Mayor's Office, the Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities, and the Equity Office invite...

Austin's City Council and City Manager want to know your opinion on Austin Police Department policies. The Office of Police Oversight (OPO) is organizing events to collect feedback from community members. Currently, we are requesting feedback on policies related to the use of force. These...

The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond teaches us that in order to undo racism, we must learn from history. The history of racism in the United States is synonymous with the creation of whiteness. “White” as a racial category was conceived in the American...

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...

Join us for our general body meeting where you can meet the team, learn what's going on in the organization, how you can get involved, and hear from other community organizations. Our general body meeting typically occurs on the first Tuesday of every month. We are currently...

The Community Discussion will be used to educate the Austin community regarding the passing of the City of Austin's Resolution NO. 20210304-067 (Agenda Item 67) that calls for Restitution for Black Austinites and the creation of a Black Embassy. Participants will be able to learn about...

April Book Club: Beyond Survival: Strategies and Stories from the Transformative Justice Movement Book Description: Transformative justice and other community-based approaches to violence have existed for centuries, yet are often under the radar and marginalized. This is How We Survive focuses on concrete alternatives to policing and...

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...