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    #BlackLivesMatter Survivor Peer Support Group

    Led by the SAFE Alliance, one of Austin's nonprofits working to end sexual violence, abuse, and harassment. Email for details.
    Last Wednesdays, 5:30-7pm  
    Email for info
    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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    Austin Water Oversight Committee Meeting

    Austin Water is currently establishing a new chapter of city code to regulate the design, permitting, and operation of Onsite Water Reuse Systems (OWRS) in commercial and multi-family buildings. OWRS involve the collection of alternative water sources such as rainwater, stormwater, and graywater to be treated and reused for non-potable applications like toilet flushing, irrigation, and cooling.
    Wed., Oct. 28, 2pm  
    Videoconference
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    Building and Standards Commission Meeting

    Commission hears cases concerning alleged violations of the city's housing and dangerous buildings regulations.
    Wed., Oct. 28, 6:30pm  
    Videoconference
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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 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. 28, 5:30-7:30pm  
    Online
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    Dougherty Arts Center Replacement Meeting

    The community is invited to discuss the future of the DAC in a new building to be constructed on Butler Shores Park.
    Wed., Oct. 28, 5-7pm  
    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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    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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