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OPINION: Invest in our artists

February 14, 2015

Contributed by Jennifer Chenoweth Letter to Austin City Council: I am writing to you today to talk about issues that affect all of Austin – livability and affordability. Livability is why we live here, affordability Read More

Austin social worker takes national honor

February 6, 2015

Communities In Schools works from a simple premise: That every kid needs to know there’s an adult who cares about them. Many of the students served by CIS face obstacles like homelessness, abuse, neglect, violence, Read More

JAN 8: Get inspired by Austin businesses

December 30, 2014

When was the last time you attended a business luncheon with speeches that brought tears to your eyes? Last year’s Austin Gives luncheon honoring local business philanthropists surprised many with its inspiring and emotional stories Read More

Record Fundraising for Pre-Schoolers

December 16, 2014

Austin kids love helping others. Here’s more proof. The students, staff and families from three Austin preschools – Primrose Schools of Shady Hollow,  Southwest Austin and Bee Cave – raised more than $23,800 for charity. Read More

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