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April 2021

Online Sierra Club Monthly Program: Sustainability with Lucia Athens

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Austin City Hall

Our monthly Austin Sierra Club meeting will be online via Zoom. We'll start off with Announcements on current events... Tonite's main program is a discussion with Lucia Athens, the City of Austin’s Chief Sustainability Officer. Lucia will speak about projects that the Sustainability Office is…

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Start Your Green Team

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Austin Green Business Leaders presents: Start Your Green Team! Join staff from BAE Systems, the City of Austin Sustainability Team, and EarthShare of Texas for a discussion on creating and expanding your green team initiatives. Panelists will present to the Green Business Leaders group and…

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8 Can’t Wait Townhall

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
community police review commission town hall

The Community Police Review Commission (CPRC) would like to invite you to a public Town Hall focusing on the national "8 Can't Wait" campaign on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, from 6–8:00 p.m. The 8 Can't Wait campaign is part of a national movement to reduce police brutality.…

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April Happy Hour, featuring Austin Energy’s Tim Harvey

April 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

On April 27th, Austin Energy’s Tim Harvey will sit down with the Solar Austin community to discuss the city’s ever-evolving relationship with renewable energy. Offering insider updates on commercial solar and changes to Austin Energy’s solar portfolio, Tim gives us a glimpse of the future…

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KOOP Volunteer Orientation

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KOOP Volunteer Orientation

Did you know that every one of our DJs is a volunteer? That most of the work at the station is done by volunteers? That we're the only nonprofit cooperative radio station in the US? Learn all about it & become a member of the…

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Piper Maddox Green Careers Professional Workshop

April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Piper Maddox has partnered with Solar Austin's Pathways to Clean Energy Careers to host a free resume review and interview prep workshop! Piper Maddox is one of the fastest growing Cleantech staffing partners in the U.S., recruiting exclusively into the renewable energy industry. As an…

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May 2021

May Virtual Happy Hour with Katie Coyne

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
SBCA Virtual Happy Hour

Join us for a Virtual Happy Hour with Katie Coyne! Katie leads the Urban Ecology Studio at Asakura Robinson Architecture Firm where she works to integrate more science and data into their equity-driven practice. As some of us are still bouncing back from the winter…

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Sierra Club Climate Change Committee Meeting

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Snow Covered Tree

Join us on Zoom! https://zoom.us/j/5133069449 In-person events have been cancelled for all Sierra Club activities through July 4, 2021. Dang. 6:30 to 7:30 - Presentation Wanted! Mountain Cedars, Dead and Alive Rethinking the Juniper trees last seen spreading across the Hill Country of Texas By Elizabeth…

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AJC May General Body Meeting

May 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
general body meeting

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…

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Understanding Your Business’ Utility Bills

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free
small business week

Please join co-hosts Texas Gas, Austin Energy, and Austin Water to understand a few basics about your utility bills while also learning about available incentives to help your local business install solar panels or reduce your water, gas, or electricity costs. Our presentation will feature…

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Professional Development Seminar: Healthy Indoor Environment Strategies

May 11 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Free
Healthy Indoor Environment

As the community considers expanding its return to buildings, this seminar will discuss strategies to maximize safety, health and wellbeing in shared indoor environments. Our panel will help make sense of some of the seemingly ‘miracle’ solutions now marketed to building designers, maintenance staff and…

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Home composting class

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
composting class

Join the home composting community! Composting is nature's way of recycling. Rather than sending your food scraps and lawn clippings to the landfill, you can turn them into a nutrient-rich fertilizer for your plants, garden or lawn by using a home composting system. Learn more: austintexas.gov/arrhomerebate…

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City of Austin Career Expo

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
City of Austin Career Expo

The annual City of Austin Career Expo will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. virtually. Registration for the event is now open. The Career Expo provides an excellent venue for companies to find talent to fill open positions.…

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Learning from the History of Whiteness

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UWSA Meeting

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…

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Outcomes of the May 1 Election: Possibilities and Actions

May 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
outcomes of the may 1 election

Common Ground for Texans and the League of Women Voters Austin Area invites you to join us! Our expert panelists will share their perspectives on the impacts of the 8 ballot initiatives from the May 1st election. After the panelists' presentations, we will divide into…

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Building Decarbonization: A Climate Imperative

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
Pecan Street Logo

In the fight to address climate change and decarbonize our economy, we must decarbonize homes and businesses to eliminate building sector emissions. But how? Pecan Street’s 2019 Electric Texas report examined the possibility of converting all residential heating in ERCOT’s service area to electric. Building on that…

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Reimagining Our Community Safety Policies

May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Reimagining Community Safety

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…

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Townhall on Public Safety: People With Disabilities

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
townhall on public safety

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…

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Coffee & Conversation: Oil, Gas, and PetroChem Industries in Texas

May 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oil Gas and PetroChem

Bill Bray, formerly at ExxonMobil, will give a presentation on the Oil, Gas and PetroChem industries in Texas and how the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act will impact them. The Energy Transition with a predictably rising price on carbon will certainly drive change, but…

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Chicken keeping class

May 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free
Chicken Keeping Class

Join the chicken keeping community! Keeping chickens is a great way to keep your food waste out of the landfill. Chickens can recycle your food scraps. Chicken keeping and composting methods go hand-in-hand to keep food waste out of the landfill while creating healthy soil.…

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How to Build a Society for Friends and Wellness (Not Cars and Things)

May 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Join the upcoming Housing & Planning Department Imagine Austin Speaker Series on May 25, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Presently, with 7.8 billion people on the planet, we are using 1.6x more resources than the Earth can sustain. With our population expected to peak…

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May Happy Hour, featuring Bill Hetherington, CEO of Bandera Electric Cooperative

May 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Join us on May 25th to learn how Bandera Electric Cooperative (BEC) and other electric cooperatives are helping Texans build climate resiliency by providing affordable solar energy. Here at Solar Austin, we continue to peel back the curtain on local policy and utility action after…

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KOOP Volunteer Orientation

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KOOP Volunteer Orientation

Did you know that every one of our DJs is a volunteer? That most of the work at the station is done by volunteers? That we're the only nonprofit cooperative radio station in the US? Learn all about it & become a member of the…

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Reimagining Our Community Safety Policies

May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 26, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Reimagining Community Safety

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…

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Civics 201: Engaging With The School Board

May 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Civics 201

Let’s learn about engaging with the school board. Who are they? What do they do? How can we work with them? In the fifth session of the Civics 201 series, we will have a chance to chat with Arati Singh, Austin ISD Trustee At-Large and…

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Centering Grassroots Visions to Reimagine Public Safety: Lessons from Austin and Oakland

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
centering grassroots

Featuring Task Force members and representatives from Austin’s Communities of Color United—Coalition for Racial Justice and Defund OPD (Oakland Police Department) One year ago, sparked by outrage and heartache over George Floyd’s brutal murder, a historic, global uprising rejected calls for police reform and demanded…

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Winter Storm Review Task Force Community Listening Session

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on June 23, 2021 at 6:00 pm

City of Austin Logo

Following the severe weather events of Winter Storm Uri that impacted residents in February 2021, the City of Austin established a Winter Storm Review Task Force to identify strategies for building a more resilient, better-prepared city and community response for future disasters. The Task Force is holding listening sessions in which individuals and organizational representatives can share their experiences, and recommendations related…

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Green New Deal Campaign Planning

May 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Green New Deal

We are starting a Green New Deal campaign in Austin! We will meet weekly to write a campaign plan and a resolution for chapter endorsement. All members are welcome to help us plan. The aim is to start a GND Project Committee to campaign on…

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June 2021

Circular Meet-Ups: Let’s close the loop

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
circular meetup june

Join the City of Austin’s Circular Economy Program for a virtual networking series, Circular Meet-Ups. Happening the first Tuesday of every other month, Circular Meet-Ups provide an opportunity for local business owners, start-ups and sustainability professionals across all industries to connect and learn more about…

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AJC June General Body Meeting

June 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
general body meeting

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…

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Unfiltered Racial Justice: Notley Tide 1-Year Anniversary

June 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
unfiltered racial justice

As we've seen over and over again throughout the past year, advancing racial justice isn't just a momentary movement. The effects of systemic racism are pervasive whether or not a spotlight is being shined on it. "Unfiltered Racial Justice," a virtual community event, will convene…

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Sierra Club Climate Change Committee Meeting

June 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
climate emergency response

Join us on Zoom! https://zoom.us/j/5133069449 In-person events have been cancelled for all Sierra Club activities through February 2021. Dang. You can also join our Zoom video conference here: https://zoom.us/j/5133069449 . 6:30-7:15 Climate Change Committee Meeting - Discuss Action on the 1,000 Schools Initiative by Bob Hendricks and…

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SBCA June Happy Hour: Love Letter To Bugs

June 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Love Letter To Bugs

Love Letter to Bugs: beauty and importance of ants, bees, and wasps in Austin and beyond! We are honored to host guest speaker Jen Schlauch! Schlauch is a researcher interested in ants, bees, and wasps. She studies symbiosis, ecology, and how to use mixed media…

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Building Electrification: Professional Development Seminar

June 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Free
EV

Electrification is a rapidly growing field, changing the way we monitor, consume and understand energy. This shift is impacting both our buildings and the transportation sector and will continue to be a growth area in the future. Learn how electrification is improving the energy performance…

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Home composting class

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
composting class

Join the home composting community! Composting is nature's way of recycling. Rather than sending your food scraps and lawn clippings to the landfill, you can turn them into a nutrient-rich fertilizer for your plants, garden or lawn by using a home composting system. Learn more: austintexas.gov/arrhomerebate…

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Online Sierra Club Monthly Program: Austin’s Food Policy, with Edwin Marty

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Austin City Hall

**Please note - this event was originally scheduled for May 11th, but was postponed to June 8th** Our monthly Austin Sierra Club meeting will be online via Zoom. We'll start off with Announcements on current events... Tonite's main program is a discussion with Edwin Marty,…

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Winter Storm Review Task Force Community Listening Session

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on June 23, 2021 at 6:00 pm

City of Austin Logo

Following the severe weather events of Winter Storm Uri that impacted residents in February 2021, the City of Austin established a Winter Storm Review Task Force to identify strategies for building a more resilient, better-prepared city and community response for future disasters. The Task Force is holding listening sessions in which individuals and organizational representatives can share their experiences, and recommendations related…

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Meme’s Book Club

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
meme's book club

Open to the public, we invite each and every one of you to dive into the beautiful memoir by Brittany K. Barnett, "A Knock at Midnight." Led by MEASURE's Founder and President, Meme Styles, we will open up our zoom room as a space to…

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June Unlearning Circle: Developing Anti-Racist Leadership

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UWSA Meeting

The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond teaches us that in order to undo racism, we must develop “anti-racist leadership intentionally and systematically within local communities and organizations”. In order to develop anti-racist leadership, we must break down the myths we are taught in the…

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The Push for a Price on Carbon: CCL’s June 2021 Virtual Conference

June 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 13, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Free
the push for a price on carbon

Find the full agenda and FAQ's on our website. Calling on Congress An economy-wide carbon price is the single most powerful tool we have to reduce America’s carbon pollution to net zero by 2050. We’re asking Congress to enact that powerful tool this year. You’ll…

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Outcomes and Actions following the 87th Legislative Session

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
outcomes and actions following 87th lege

Common Ground for Texans and LWV-AA, both nonpartisan nonprofit organizations, are hosting an event - Outcomes and likely consequences of 87th legislative session Saturday, June 12 at 2:00-3:30 PM CDT Ross Ramsey, Executive Editor of The Texas Tribune, will lead a panel to analyze the…

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Cool House Tour

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Free
Cool House Tour 2021

Welcome to the 25th Annual Cool House Tour, a collaboration between Austin Energy Green Building (AEGB) and the Texas Solar Energy Society (TXSES). In honor of our 25th anniversary, the tour is FREE to the public this year! Register in advance to receive login information.…

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The Push for a Price on Carbon: CCL’s June 2021 Virtual Conference

June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 13, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Free
the push for a price on carbon

Find the full agenda and FAQ's on our website. Calling on Congress An economy-wide carbon price is the single most powerful tool we have to reduce America’s carbon pollution to net zero by 2050. We’re asking Congress to enact that powerful tool this year. You’ll…

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MEASURE Connect

June 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

MEASURE Connect is a Zoom huddle where all of the MEASURE’s volunteers have the opportunity to reconnect, build relationships, celebrate MEASURES completed projects, learn about the Certified MEASURE Educators program and discuss MEASURES achievements and awards. We are looking forward to seeing all of your…

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Chicken keeping class

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
Chicken Keeping Class

Join the chicken keeping community! Keeping chickens is a great way to keep your food waste out of the landfill. Chickens can recycle your food scraps. Chicken keeping and composting methods go hand-in-hand to keep food waste out of the landfill while creating healthy soil.…

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Winter Storm Review Task Force Community Listening Session

June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on June 23, 2021 at 6:00 pm

City of Austin Logo

Following the severe weather events of Winter Storm Uri that impacted residents in February 2021, the City of Austin established a Winter Storm Review Task Force to identify strategies for building a more resilient, better-prepared city and community response for future disasters. The Task Force is holding listening sessions in which individuals and organizational representatives can share their experiences, and recommendations related…

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Holly Project Updated Design Meeting

June 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Holly Project

Join us for a presentation of the updated design for the Holly Project! The Trail Foundation's Holly Project completed the second open house for community outreach back in December of 2019. The project was then paused due to COVID-19 and to await the final layout…

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Civics 201, Session 6: Understanding Your Government – Education at the State Level

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Education At The State Level

In the sixth session of the Civics 201 series, we will have a chance to chat with Laura Subrin Yeager, Founder/ Director, Texas Educators Vote about Education at the state level. Register in advance at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XQYRliGyRF6UzzTJlY7XAg Civics 201 is a continuation of the Civics Basic sessions.…

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Coffee & Conversation: Latino & Spanish-Speaking Climate Outreach

June 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free
Latino Climate Outreach

Interested in reaching out to the Spanish-speaking community on climate concerns? Join us for a dynamic presentation with CCL’s Latinx Catholic Outreach Team. CCL volunteers, Valentina and Juan, will share how Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’ inspired them to get involved with climate advocacy. Let’s…

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How to Be an Ally to People of Trans Experience

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
How To Be An Ally

Welcome to our 3rd Embrace Austin members meet-up! During this one, we will learn about trans allyship. This meeting will be led by Jessica Soukup. Title: "How to be an ally to people of trans experience" There is a slow drip trauma connected to being…

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KOOP Volunteer Orientation

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KOOP Volunteer Orientation

Did you know that every one of our DJs is a volunteer? That most of the work at the station is done by volunteers? That we're the only nonprofit cooperative radio station in the US? Learn all about it & become a member of the…

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July 2021

Embodied Carbon Matters: Professional Development Seminar

July 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Free
Embodied Carbon Matters

Between 2020 and 2050, the carbon embodied in building materials is expected to be 49% of total new construction carbon emissions. Considering carbon during the entire life cycle of buildings and their constituent materials is thus a vitally important task in reducing global climate change.…

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July AJC General Body Meeting

July 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
general body meeting

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…

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Unlearning Circle – Internalized White Superiority

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Unlearning Circle

The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond teaches us that in order to undo racism we who self-identify as white must analyze and explore our own internalized belief that we are superior to Black, Indigenous and People of Color. PISAB defines internalized racial superiority as: The acceptance of and…

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Home composting class

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free
Compost

Join the home composting community! Composting is nature's way of recycling. Rather than sending your food scraps and lawn clippings to the landfill, you can turn them into a nutrient-rich fertilizer for your plants, garden or lawn by using a home composting system. Learn more: austintexas.gov/arrhomerebate…

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Online Sierra Club Monthly Program: Austin’s Homeless Strategy

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Austin City Hall

Our monthly Austin Sierra Club meeting will be online via Zoom. We'll start off with Announcements on current events... Tonite's main program is about Austin's Homeless strategy. The URL to click on and join the meeting will be displayed after you RSVP. If you are…

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Meme’s Book Club

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Open to the public, we invite each and every one of you to dive into the beautiful book by Ruha Benjamin titled, "Race After Technology" Led by MEASURE's Founder and President, Meme Styles, we will open up our zoom room as a space to discuss…

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City of Austin District 9 Budget Virtual Town Hall

July 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Austin City Hall

You’re invited to the District 9 Virtual Budget Town Hall on Monday, July 19th at 6:00 pm. Join Council Member Kathie Tovo and Interim Budget Officer Kerri Lang to discuss the FY22 Budget process and the City’s spending framework. The presentation will be followed by…

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Movability presents: MOBILITY SUMMIT 2021

July 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free
movability summit

As we return to work and recreation, mobility problems are once again becoming part of everyday life and stand to have a detrimental impact on equity, the environment, housing, job access, and affordability. How will the private and public sectors address these issues, and what…

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Free Online Chicken Keeping Class

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free
Chicken Keeping Class

Join the chicken keeping community! Keeping chickens is a great way to keep your food waste out of the landfill. Chickens can recycle your food scraps. Chicken keeping and composting methods go hand-in-hand to keep food waste out of the landfill while creating healthy soil.…

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Coffee & Conversation: Regenerative Ranching in Texas

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Interested in learning about the industrialization of our food system and how regenerative practices can help? Join John Harris Alexander, Distribution and Operations Associate of Wholesome Meats in San Antonio, as he gets us thinking about the food we eat. EVENT FORMAT: Our presenter will…

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Project Connect LIVE: Community Updates

July 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
project connect community updates

In partnership with the ATX Mobility Coalition we'll be hosting a Project Connect Community Conversation on July 24, 2021 at 12:00pm–2:00pm. This will be a virtual event that will give the community updates on the Project Connect time-line in regards to: 1) The creation of…

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Radical Readers Book Club

July 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
radical readers bird uncaged

Author Marlon Peterson will join AJC's July 25 book club to discuss and answer questions about his new book, Bird Uncaged: An Abolitionist's Freedom Song. Since his decade of incarceration, Marlon has written, created programming, lectured, organized, and advocated alongside the formerly incarcerated, victims of…

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Taco Truck Talks: Tiarra Girls – Musicians, Sisters, Chingonas

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
taco truck talk

Join Councilwoman Vanessa Fuentes for Taco Truck Talks on FB LIVE. This episode features the band Tiarra Girls. Not only are the musicians sisters, they are District 2 residents. Fresh off of their new summer anthem and video release for "Soy Chingona" (seriously, check it…

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2021 Budget Town Hall with AJC and Council Member Casar

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
AJC Budget Town Hall

The Austin Justice Coalition and Austin City Council Member Greg Casar are hosting a virtual town hall to discuss how the City will continue to fund community public safety solutions, including family violence shelters, mental health first responders, homelessness solutions, gun violence reduction efforts, and…

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KOOP Volunteer Orientation

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KOOP Volunteer Orientation

Did you know that every one of our DJs is a volunteer? That most of the work at the station is done by volunteers? That we're the only nonprofit cooperative radio station in the US? Learn all about it & become a member of the…

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Circular Austin Showcase

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

The City of Austin’s Circular Austin Showcase connects circular economy businesses and entrepreneurs with potential investors in the region. Circular economy businesses provide sustainable solutions to their customers and practice zero waste within the organization. During this event, these entrepreneurs and business owners will pitch their circular…

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August 2021

Sierra Club Climate Change Committee Meeting

August 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
climate change science

Climate Change Committee Meeting - August 2, 6:30 pm Join us on Zoom! https://zoom.us/j/5133069449 New guidelines are out for reopening the Club to in-person events; stay tuned... In the meantime, zoom with us! 6:30-7:15 or 7:30 PRESENTATION - Presented by Austin Group Sierra Club and Citizen's…

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Circular Meet-Ups: Let’s close the loop

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
circular meetup

Join the City of Austin’s Circular Economy Program for a virtual networking series, Circular Meet-Ups. Happening the first Tuesday of every other month, Circular Meet-Ups provide an opportunity for local business owners, start-ups and sustainability professionals across all industries to connect and learn more about…

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AJC August General Body Meeting

August 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
general body meeting

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…

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Austin Redistricting Public Forum

August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Austin Redistricting

~En Espanol abajo~ The Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (ICRC) for the City of Austin will hold a Public Forum in District 3 on August 7th. ** Due to increasing COVID risks, this event will now be held virtually via videoconferencing Join Zoom Meeting at: https://zoom.us/j/93834842830?pwd=ajNDNzhYRHFDeWxEQ3RFSmh6MExBUT09 Meeting…

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Home composting class

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
Compost

Join the home composting community! Composting is nature's way of recycling. Rather than sending your food scraps and lawn clippings to the landfill, you can turn them into a nutrient-rich fertilizer for your plants, garden or lawn by using a home composting system. Learn more: austintexas.gov/arrhomerebate…

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Green By Design: Planning & Design

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
green by design

Learn how to build, buy or remodel a green home to improve energy and water efficiency, increase comfort and reduce maintenance. Austin Energy Green Building team members will provide insight and experience on sustainable building practices including guidance on selecting materials with health in mind. The webinar series provides a choice of topics…

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Sierra Club Monthly Program: Why Progressives Should Support a Price on Carbon

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Earth

Our monthly Austin Sierra Club meeting will be online via Zoom. We'll start off with Announcements on current events... Tonite's main program is Why Progressives Should Support a Price on Carbon, with economist Dr. Emily Northrop . https://southwestern.academia.edu/EmilyNorthrop The URL to click on and join the…

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ATX Walk Bike Roll – Virtual Public Meeting

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ATX Walk Bike Roll

The City of Austin invites all interested to attend the first community meeting for ATX Walk Bike Roll. We will explain how the City will update Austin’s sidewalks, urban trails, and bikeway plans and how you can get involved. We encourage community members to ask…

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Meme’s Book Club

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Open to the public, we invite each and every one of you to dive into the beautiful book by Dr. Ruha Benjamin titled, "Race After Technology" Led by MEASURE's Founder and President, Meme Styles, we will open up our zoom room as a space to…

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August Unlearning Circle: Gatekeepers

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UWSA Meeting

Please mark your calendar for Undoing White Supremacy Austin’s August’s Unlearning Circle on Saturday August 14, 2021 from 10 am to noon. Register for this event HERE. Gatekeeping is the topic for this month. The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond defines the anti-racist principle of gatekeeping as…

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Citizens’ Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting

August 14 @ 12:50 pm - 2:00 pm
ccl monthly meeting

Hello climate advocates! As Travis County is in Stage 5 for Covid-based guidelines, our meeting this month will be online only. The Austin chapter meeting runs from 12:50 – 2:00PM here: Zoom link: https://citizensclimate.zoom.us/j/7237228489 Passcode 123 We'll give an update on the Senate infrastructure and…

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Austin Redistricting Public Forum

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Austin Redistricting

~En Espanol abajo~ The Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (ICRC) for the City of Austin will hold a Public Forum in District 5. Due to increasing COVID risks, this event will be held online. Join Zoom Meeting at: https://zoom.us/j/97858938245?pwd=RDNmdzNMcFZnaHZiU2tFTHRYUEJpZz09 Meeting ID: 978 5893 8245 Passcode: 1pHMxp Come hear…

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Green By Design: Green Materials & Landscaping

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
green by design

Learn how to build, buy or remodel a green home to improve energy and water efficiency, increase comfort and reduce maintenance. Austin Energy Green Building team members will provide insight and experience on sustainable building practices including guidance on selecting materials with health in mind. The webinar series provides a choice of topics…

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Austin Redistricting Public Forum

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Austin Redistricting

The Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (ICRC) for the City of Austin will hold a Public Forum for all City Council districts. This his event will be held virtually via videoconferencing. Join Zoom Meeting at: https://zoom.us/j/98899977402?pwd=MW9hS05WMmJOTWVsK1ZFeFJOYXpVUT09 Meeting ID: 988 9997 7402 Passcode: dFc0nd Come hear about the ICRC…

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Radical Readers Book Club: Things Fall Apart

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
radical readers

Things Fall Apart is the debut novel by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, first published in 1958. It depicts pre-colonial life in the southeastern part of Nigeria and the arrival of Europeans during the late 19th century. It is seen as the archetypal modern African novel…

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National Thrift Store Day Workshop: Retail thrift

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
national thrift store day

National Thrift Store Day (August 17) is an annual holiday that celebrates shopping secondhand. The Circular Economy Program is hosting an informational and collaborative workshop for local reuse and thrift stores and interested entrepreneurs led by Terry McDonald, Executive Director of St. Vincent de Paul…

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Green By Design: Green Home Systems

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
green by design

Learn how to build, buy or remodel a green home to improve energy and water efficiency, increase comfort and reduce maintenance. Austin Energy Green Building team members will provide insight and experience on sustainable building practices including guidance on selecting materials with health in mind. The webinar series provides a choice of topics…

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Candid Resources Through a Cultural Lens

August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Free

Come join MEASURE as we learn more about them and explore Candid Resources and Guidestar profiles with an emphasis on our resources for leaders of color. This event is geared towards organizations in the southeast. Specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky,…

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National Thrift Store Day Workshop: Recycling and beyond

August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
national thrift store day

National Thrift Store Day (August 17) is an annual holiday that celebrates shopping secondhand. The Circular Economy Program is hosting an informational and collaborative workshop for local reuse and thrift stores and interested entrepreneurs led by Terry McDonald, Executive Director of St. Vincent de Paul…

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National Thrift Store Day Workshop: Succeeding with hard-to-recycle streams

August 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
national thrift store day

National Thrift Store Day (August 17) is an annual holiday that celebrates shopping secondhand. The Circular Economy Program is hosting an informational and collaborative workshop for local reuse and thrift stores and interested entrepreneurs led by Terry McDonald, Executive Director of St. Vincent de Paul…

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Chicken keeping class

August 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
Chicken Keeping Class

Join the chicken keeping community! Keeping chickens is a great way to keep your food waste out of the landfill. Chickens can recycle your food scraps. Chicken keeping and composting methods go hand-in-hand to keep food waste out of the landfill while creating healthy soil.…

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AUSTIN REDISTRICTING PUBLIC FORUM

August 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Austin Redistricting

The Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (ICRC) for the City of Austin will hold a Public Forum for all City Council districts. This his event will be held virtually via videoconferencing. Join Zoom Meeting at: https://zoom.us/j/99080158693?pwd=cjZRODhCYTY3dGwvQzN0NkhtUWoxQT09 Meeting ID: 990 8015 8693 Passcode: H639E4c Come hear about the…

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Coffee & Conversation: Carbon Footprint for Business

August 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
carbon footprint for business

We've all heard about carbon footprint for individuals (which can be problematic at times), but what about the carbon footprint for companies? In this Coffee and Conversation, Christian Buechel is going to walk through the components of a carbon footprint for companies at a high…

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Radical Readers Book Club With Author Marlon Peterson

August 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
radical readers - bird uncaged

Author Marlon Peterson will join Austin Justice Coalitions Radical Readers Book Club on Aug. 29th at 5PM to discuss and answer questions about his new book, Bird Uncaged: An Abolitionist's Freedom Song. Since his decade of incarceration, Marlon has written, created programming, lectured, organized, and…

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KOOP Volunteer Orientation

August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KOOP Volunteer Orientation

Did you know that every one of our DJs is a volunteer? That most of the work at the station is done by volunteers? That we're the only nonprofit cooperative radio station in the US? Learn all about it & become a member of the…

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September 2021

Austin’s Environmental Leaders: A Conversation on Equity, Opportunity and Adventure in the outdoors

September 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Austin's Environmental Leaders

Austin Youth River Watch is a mentoring and environmental education program for high school students and young adults. This multi-year after school and summer program engages historically underrepresented youth in water quality testing, community focused restoration projects, and outdoor adventure. Our goal is to foster…

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Austin’s Environmental Leaders: A Conversation on Equity, Opportunity and Adventure in the outdoors

September 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Austin's Environmental Leaders

Austin Youth River Watch is a mentoring and environmental education program for high school students and young adults. This multi-year after school and summer program engages historically underrepresented youth in water quality testing, community focused restoration projects, and outdoor adventure. Our goal is to foster…

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Sierra Club Climate Change Committee Meeting

September 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sierra Club Climate Change Committee Meeting

Climate Change Committee Meeting Join us on Zoom! https://zoom.us/j/5133069449 Covid-19 Stage 5 in Austin, Dang. 6:30-7:15 or 7:30 - The New Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report (IPCC) Followed by Action Team Reactivation! Bruce Melton will present a short summary of the new report and answer…

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Austin Justice Coalition General Body Meeting

September 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AJC General Body Meeting

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…

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Water Justice

September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 7:40 pm
Water Justice

There is a water crisis in the U.S. During the past decade, 63 million Americans were exposed to potentially unsafe water more than once. Dr. Kimberly Jones will discuss the disproportionate access to safe and reliable water in American communities and how researchers, lawmakers and…

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UWSA September Unlearning Circle

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UWSA Meeting

Please mark your calendar for Undoing White Supremacy Austin’s September Unlearning Circle on Saturday September 11, 2021 from 10 am to noon. The topic for this month is Sharing Culture. The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond (PISAB) describes the Undoing Racism principle of Sharing Culture as, “Culture…

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Energy Efficiency for Older Homes: Professional Development Seminar

September 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Free
Energy Efficiency

Construction techniques continue to advance energy efficiency for newer homes, but existing homes can also benefit from the use of these techniques to improve occupant comfort and energy efficiency. Choosing impactful renovations uses design and building science to identify the right measures for a particular…

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Sierra Club Monthly Program: Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
recycling and reuse drop off center

Our monthly Austin Sierra Club meeting will be online via Zoom. We'll start off with Announcements on current events... Tonite's main program is Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste, with Donald Hardee and Andy Dawson. How does Austin’s Recycle & Reuse Drop-off Center work? Austin’s HHW…

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