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    AISD Board At-Large Position 8 Candidate Forum

    Hear from trustee candidates Jared Breckenridge, Leticia Caballero, Mike Herschenfeld, and Noelita Lugo. Hosted by AISD for All, a community coalition focused on public education and social justice.
    Thu., Oct. 1, 7-8:30pm  
    FB Live
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    City Council Meeting

    Among other items, Council is set to ratify a contract amendment with the Better Business Bureau to administer a total of $25,890,750 in emergency funds through the Austin Small Business Relief Grant, the Austin NonProfit Relief Grant, and the Austin Creative Worker Relief Grant programs to small businesses, nonprofits, and creative workers in need of relief as a result of the pandemic."
    Thu., Oct. 1, 10am  
    Videoconference
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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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    City's Nonprofit Grant Program Closing Soon

    The city's Economic Development Department reopened the Austin Non-Profit Relief Grant fund to reach additional local nonprofits facing hardships due to the pandemic, and applications are due this week. This $6.35 million fund provides grants of up to $20,000.
    Through Oct. 9, 5pm  
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    Fort Hood on Trial

    In solidarity with Vanessa Guillén's family, Vets for the People are organizing to protest Fort Hood leadership's response to noncombat deaths at the Killeen Army base. Jolt Initiative will be onsite registering voters outside City Hall.
    Thu., Oct. 1, 5:30-8pm  
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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.
    Online
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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  
    Online
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    Texas Conference for Women

    The Texas Conference for Women – the state’s largest professional development conference – is going all virtual this year with keynotes from philanthropist and businesswoman Melinda Gates; producer, actress, and writer Issa Rae, creator and star of HBO's Insecure; National Book Award winner and author Elizabeth Acevedo; and more speakers.
    Thu., Oct. 1. $150.  
    Online
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    Wild Neighbors Series: Dark Skies

    Learn about outdoor lighting practices that let us have the light we need, while saving energy, reducing glare, and limiting negative consequences on the environment.
    Thu., Oct. 1, noon-1pm  
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    YMCA Early Learning Readiness Program

    A free community program for qualifying low-income families that focuses on preparing children ages 2-4 for school, while providing their caregivers with the tools to facilitate their child’s development. Classes are offered twice a week in English and Spanish and last one hour.
    English: Mondays & Wednesdays, 9am; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30am. Spanish: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:30am; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9am.. Free.  
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