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    ADL Walk Against Hate

    Get creative in how you walk and how you take a stand against hate by committing to walking 3.6 miles or one mile per day leading up to the official online closing ceremony on Oct. 18.
    Oct. 12-18; closing ceremony Sun., Oct. 18, 10am. Free.  
    Online
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    ATXelerator 2021 Application

    The ATXelerator aims to provide aspiring public officials with an experiential education on how Austin city government functions. This year's program will incorporate a hybrid learning model offering socially distanced, in-person activities as well as having all activities be available virtually.
    Deadline: Dec. 7. Application, free; tuition (if admitted), $195.  
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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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    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.
    Online
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    Project Vote Safe

    Volunteer to help hand out bottled waters and snacks to voters lined up at the polls.
    Through Oct. 30. Daily, times vary  
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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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    With Malice Toward None: Anticipating Election Results

    Common Ground for Texans invites you to join Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke of Two Guys on Your Head for a panel discussion in preparation for the November election, answering questions like "How can we ameliorate hard feelings after the election, on one side or the other?" and "How do we best ensure the traditional smooth transition from one term of office to the next?"
    Sat., Oct. 17, 2-4pm. Free.  
    Online via Zoom
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    Women's March Austin

    In partnership with the national Women's March organization, Women's March ATX hits the streets in opposition to President Trump's efforts to fill the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat on the Supreme Court. Hear from local speakers at Wooldridge Square Park before marching around the county courthouse and Governor's Mansion. The event will be livestreamed for those unable to attend.
    Sat., Oct. 17, 2-4pm  

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