Civics 101 Happy Hour

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Civics 101: Why Local Government Matters? Join Patagonia and Austin EcoNetwork in support of Austin Parks Foundation to learn about local issues that affect us and how you can make a difference. Drinks provided by Hops and Grain and lite bites will be provided by Patagonia Provisions. See you there!

Connect With Your Council Member

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While elected officials can feel distant and unresponsive at the national and state level, citizens can have a significant effect on their elected official’s views and votes at the local level. This is even more true in recent years in Austin, where the city voted in 2014 to change from an at-large Council system to a 10-1 district representation system …

Advocacy Update: Budget Town Hall Dates Announced

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City Council and key city leaders want to hear from you about your thoughts and priorities for the city budget! New this year to the budget development process are town halls in each district attended by that district’s City Council Member, new City Manager Spencer Cronk, and Deputy Chief Finance Officer Ed Van Eenoo. We know that parks are a …