The Texas Tribune Festival is an innovative and engaging three-day event for people who are passionate about the issues that affect all Texans. Each year, the Festival brings together some of the biggest names in Read More
Learn how to figure out who your City Council member is, what they actually do, and how you can get involved in shaping the future of Austin. GivingCity is a partner.
Issues for Nonprofits and Foundations from the 2017 Texas Legislative Session Austin attorney Richard Meyer will present an overview of bills and issues in the 2017 session of the Texas Legislature that affect nonprofits, foundations, state associations Read More
In his farewell address as President of the United States, Barack Obama called on each American to be a better citizen. Yet Texas continually ranks among the bottom states for voter registration, voter participation, and political Read More
We already know that Austin Blacks and Hispanics are disproportionally represented in the counts of people in jail, people who don’t finish high school and people who are unemployed. And we already know that our Read More
Here are a few things panelists and speakers agreed on today: 1. Governments can be bloated, bureaucratic messes with a culture that doesn’t lend itself to innovation. 2. Entrepreneurs can be arrogant blowhards, believing that Read More
In November, the City of Austin will enact a new City Council and a new mayor. This will change everything. Make sure you’re registered and get to know your new district and your candidates. The Read More