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    Advisory Councils Seek New Members

    For anyone passionate about pedestrian and bicyclist issues, you might consider becoming part of the groups that advise City Council on these matters. Applications are being accepted for both the Bicycle Advisory Council and Pedestrian Advisory Council. They typically meet monthly, and applicants are encouraged to attend the next virtual meeting of the council they'd like to join (PAC: Sept. 14; BAC: Sept. 15). Apply here for the BAC and here for the PAC.
    Deadline: Sept. 25  
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    ArtsResponders: Applications Open

    The Austin Parks and Recreation Department’s Museums and Cultural Programs Division welcomes local artists' proposals for an upcoming outdoor "art action." exhibit. More details here.
    Deadline: Sun., Sept 13, 11:59pm  
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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Virtual Candidate Forum

    This is a nonpartisan event with U.S. House candidates invited to attend and present their plans and priorities for addressing climate change, followed by a moderated Q&A with audience members.
    Sat., Sept. 12, 1pm. Free.  
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    City of Austin "How to Help" Portal

    Looking for the right way to help your community during the pandemic? Or do you have a volunteer opportunity that you want to list? Visit the city's "How to Help" portal to make a match. The portal includes ways to help from home, donation drives, and active community engagement opportunities.
     
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    Educators in Solidarity Fall UnConference

    This year's theme is "Abolishing Racist Systems: Building Our Collective Capacity as Anti-Racist Educators," with keynotes from Council Member Natasha Harper-Madison; local student leader Grant E. Loveless; and Dr. Bettina Love, award-winning author of We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom. Attendees will also be able to participate in learning tracks centered around restorative justice, intersectionality, Black Students Matter, allyship, policy engagement, and more.
    Sept. 4-12. Free.  
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    I Wish I Missed My Ex-President! Vote-by-Mail Phonebank

    The TCDP is calling voters to make sure they know if they're qualified to vote by mail this November.
    Saturdays, 1-4pm  
    Online
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    Project Connect Virtual Open House

    The virtual open house is designed to welcome a new round of feedback on Austin's high-capacity transit plan.
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    Shape Austin's Future: Redistrict ATX

    City Council district boundaries are redrawn every 10 years, and now is your opportunity to get involved by applying for the Applicant Review Panel or the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission. Get all the details at RedistrictATX.org.
    June 1-Sept. 30  
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    Suffrage Now: A 19th Amendment Centennial Exhibition

    Contemporary Texas women photographers share photos commenting on the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.
    Aug. 6-Jan. 31  
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    Voter Registration Drive

    If you or someone you know still needs to register to vote, there will be a tent in front of the club in the parking lot, and the League of Women Voters will have election materials available.
    Sept. 12-13, 4-7pm  
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    Voting Rights for All or Some?

    Join the Oakwood Chapel for a dialogue about voting rights in the context of its digital history exhibit "To Vote," featuring historian Cecilia Gutierrez Venable, professor Jessica Brannon-Wranosky, and journalist Joy Diaz.
    Sat., Sept. 12, 2-3:30pm. Free.  
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    Weekend of Action for Democrats

    Put on your walking shoes and mask and help the TCDP deliver voting information with this massive contactless canvassing event. Shifts available: 10am-1pm and 1-4pm; locations across the county will be assigned prior to the event.
    Sat.-Sun., Sept. 12-13  
    Citywide
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    Youth Vote Day of Action

    The TCDP is distributing voter registration information in West Campus. Plus, hear from local down-ballot campaigns, including Congressional candidate Wendy Davis, Travis County district attorney candidate José Garza, and Travis County judge candidate Andy Brown.
    Sat.-Sun., Sept. 12-13  

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