We hope you will join us for May’s Unlearning Circle where we will explore our role in building accountable communities. Historically, white folks relied heavily on police for everyday problems. But thanks to leadership and guidance from communities of color, the tides are turning: every...

We're back with another election episode! In this week's episode, Austin Common Radio Hour host Amy Stansbury talks with Julie Oliver (of Ground Game Texas) about Prop A, which if passed, would effectively decriminalize marijuana in Austin and ban no-knock warrants by police. Don't forget to vote!...

Austin's City Council and City Manager want your opinion on the Austin Police Department’s (APD) rules related to how and when officers use their camera equipment. The Office of Police Oversight (OPO) is organizing events and surveys to collect feedback from community members. The Office...

Austin's City Council and City Manager want your opinion on the Austin Police Department’s (APD) rules related to how and when officers use their camera equipment. The Office of Police Oversight (OPO) is organizing events and surveys to collect feedback from community members. The Office...

Austin's City Council and City Manager want your opinion on the Austin Police Department’s (APD) rules related to how and when officers use their camera equipment. The Office of Police Oversight (OPO) is organizing events and surveys to collect feedback from community members. The Office...

Austin's City Council and City Manager want your opinion on the Austin Police Department’s (APD) rules related to how and when officers use their camera equipment. The Office of Police Oversight (OPO) is organizing events and surveys to collect feedback from community members. The Office...

Hear about the successes and challenges that civilian oversight practitioners are managing across Texas and learn how four large Texas cities are planting seeds of change and accountability in law enforcement during an upcoming virtual panel discussion. The Changing Landscape of Civilian Oversight in Texas will be...

FERGUSON RISES  is the story of the aftermath following the 2014 killing of Black teenager Michael Brown Jr. by white police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, and how his father strove for justice. This is the official Austin installation of the Texas Premiere of the film,...

SummaryOn November 2nd, there will be two local City of Austin propositions & eight statewide propositions on the ballot. Action BoxDon't forget to vote! Early voting begins October 18th and lasts through October 29th. Election Day is on November 2nd. Early voting has officially begun. Check...