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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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    Audit and Finance Committee Meeting

    Discussion on the FY 2021 proposed draft audit plan from the City Auditor’s Office.
    Wed., Oct. 21, 9:30am  
    Videoconference
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    Austin Energy Utility Oversight Committee Meeting

    See agenda for details.
    Wed., Oct. 21, 1:30pm  
    Videoconference
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    Bright Green Future Grant Applications

    For the 2020-21 school year, applying teachers/students will choose from a “menu” of sustainability-themed curriculums offered through local nonprofits.
    Deadline: Mon., Oct. 26  
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    Central Health Board of Managers Applications

    The Travis County Commissioners Court is seeking applications from qualified individuals to serve on the Central Health Board of Managers. Further info and the packet available here.
    Deadline: Oct. 30, 5pm  
    Online
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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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    District 2 Candidate Forum

    The Southeast Combined Neighborhood Plan Contact Team will conduct a live Q&A with City Council candidates for District 2 David Chincanchan, Vanessa Fuentes, and Casey Ramos. If you haven't yet met the candidates, this will be a great chance to hear their thoughts and plans regarding issues affecting Dove Springs and surrounding neighborhoods.
    Wed., Oct. 21, 6-7pm. Free.  
    Facebook Live
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    District 5 Reimagining Public Safety Community Conversation

    An opportunity to learn more about Austin's ongoing police reforms and share your thoughts and ideas about what it means to reimagine public safety for our community.
    Wed., Oct. 21, 5:30-7:30pm  
    Online
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    Downtown Commission Meeting

    Commissioners will share a presentation on the economic recovery and future resiliency of Downtown.
    Wed., Oct. 21, 5:30pm  
    Videoconference
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    Extremism and the Election

    Anti-Defamation League Austin's webinar on how extremism and political violence are manifesting this election cycle, and the potential impact they may have on the election outcome and beyond.
    Wed., Oct. 21, noon-1pm. Free.  
    Online
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    How to Write a Business Plan Webinar

    Practical, step-by-step instruction on how to develop a business plan for a small start-up business or the expansion of an existing business.
    Tue.-Wed., Oct. 20-21, 9am-noon. Free.  
    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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    Texas House Party

    The Rabble's Becky Bullard and Ashley Cheng will be talking with Texas House Democratic candidates, plus appearances from Texas U.S. Senate Democratic candidate MJ Hegar and musician Thao & The Get Down Stay Down.
    Wed., Oct. 21, 6:30-8pm. Free.  
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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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