Austin Co-op Think Tank looks to connect people and co-ops while spreading the word about co-ops in Austin. Read more about the movement in "From Occupation to Co-operation." Fri.-Sat., Jan. 25-26. $25, general admission; $50, co-op workers.
Friday Reception at Vuka Co-op, 411 W. Monroe; Saturday Conference at CMA Building (UT campus)
Scholars and writers come together to discuss the apparent dysfunction of the United States government, as well as possible remedies. See website for complete details and registration.
UT School of Law, 727 E. Dean Keeton, 512/471-5151
Volunteers will be counting the homeless of Downtown Austin tonight in order to assess the wellness of that population and help secure federal funding for Travis County's homeless service providers. 3am. Free.
Victim Services Unit is seeking volunteers who are over 21 and have a reliable car and cell phone to work four four-hour shifts per month for a year. The next training session begins March 18. See website for complete details.