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    APD I.C.A.R.E. Community Conference

    The Austin Police Department and the Austin Police Community Liaison Corporation will spend four days educating the community on how to best interact with law enforcement. Topics covered include: mental health first aid, civilian response to active shooter training, response to resistance training, and more.
    Aug. 1-4. Free.  
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    Controversy & Conversation Film Screening: Vessel

    Vessel focuses on the work of Women on Waves, an organization, founded in 1999, which aims to provide medical abortions in international waters to women whose countries restrict or prohibit the procedure. Discussion to follow. This event is part of the “Controversy & Conversation” series, a collaboration between the Austin Public Library and UT Austin Humanities Institute’s Difficult Dialogues Program.
    Thu., Aug. 2, 6:30-9pm  
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    Early Bird Registration: Hispanic Business Convention of Texas

    Join the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce on Sept. 6-9, for three days of networking, speakers, workshops, receptions, and awards.
    Early bird registration ends Aug. 15.. $25-$1500.  
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    El Buen Samaritano Mobile Food Pantry

    A mobile food pantry providing emergency food assistance to families with financial limitations. Fresh produce, cooking help, and nutrition education available. No appointment is necessary.
    First and third Thursdays, 9am-noon.
    Del Valle Community Center, 3518 FM 973, Del Valle
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    FY 19 Community Initiatives Application Workshop

    A workshops on how to complete each section of the online application for artists, unincorporated art groups, and arts nonprofits interested in applying for Community Initiatives Program funding.
    Thu., Aug. 2, noon. Free.  
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    Lakeway Court: Summer Safe Harbor Amnesty Program

    Lakeway Municipal Court will dismiss Failure to Appear and Violate Promise to Appear charges under certain conditions from now through Aug. 30. Those who voluntarily turn themselves in to court staff to pay fines will not be arrested. Call Warrant Clerk Martina Brazell for more information.
    June 26- Aug. 30, Mon.-Fri., 8am-4:30pm
    Lakeway Municipal Court, 104 Cross Creek
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    Southeast Job Fair

    Job seekers should bring a résumé and dress for success at this job fair featuring full- and part-time jobs, entry-level and professional positions, as well as training and education programs. Limited-English, re-entry, and disability-friendly.
    Thu., Aug. 2, 1-4pm  
    Central Health Southeast Wellness Center, 2901 Montopolis
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    Summer Lunch Program

    Central Health Enterprise and the Central Texas Food Bank will provide Travis County low-income families a healthy, free lunch every weekday for 11 weeks, beginning June 4. A weekend take-home food bag will be available on Fridays.
    June 4-Aug. 24. Mon.-Fri., 11am-1pm
    Central Health Southeast Health & Wellness Center, 2901 Montopolis
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    Taking it to the Streets: A Visual History of Protest and Demonstration in Austin

    The Austin History Center's latest exhibit spotlights local efforts to create social change over the decades, including the Civil Rights and Women's Liberation movements. Residents are invited to upload personal photos of recent marches and rallies for inclusion.
    Through Oct. 28. Free.  

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