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Civic Events for Thu., Jan. 14
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    "The Path to Racial Equity" Series

    A coalition of 17 Central Texas orgs hosts this six-part virtual series examining different issues surrounding racial inequity in Austin. The series – which runs every Thursday, 5:30-6:30pm, between Jan. 14-Feb. 18 – aims to offer practical steps we can all take in our communities toward racial equity and opportunity. See website for schedule and guest lineup.
    Jan. 14-Feb. 18. Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm. Free (registration required).  
    Online
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    Austin Economic Development Corporation Meeting

    Items include the AEDC's budget and financial report, among others. See agenda for details.
    Thu., Jan. 14, 3:30pm  
    Videoconference
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    BizOpen: Commercial Property Requirements Webinar

    This webinar provides a general overview of the potential steps in the City of Austin's development process. The material will cover development assessment, land use, zoning, site plan review, building plans and permits, inspections, and certificates of occupancy.
    Thu., Jan. 14, 10-11am. Free (registration required).  
    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.
     
    Online
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    Get Free Mulch

    Holiday trees recycled at Zilker Park will be turned into mulch and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Bring your own tools and containers for loading and transporting mulch.
    Beginning Thu., Jan. 14, 9am. Free.  
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    Interviews and Hiring Employees Webinar

    This course covers how business owners can develop structured interviewing techniques and questions to ask when interviewing potential employees.
    Thu., Jan. 14, 9am-noon. Free (registration required).  
    Online
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    MLK Oratory Competition

    Listen to young speakers compete by delivering personally written speeches commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s ideals and principles.
    Thu., Jan. 14, 6:30pm. Free.  
    FB Live
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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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    Request for Proposals: TEMPO 2021

    Art in Public Places' TEMPO program seeks proposals from practicing visual artists or artist teams for short-term, outdoor art installations.
    Deadline: Tue., Jan. 26, 2021, 5pm  
    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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    Vaccine Town Hall: Spanish

    Local public health officials discuss COVID-19 vaccine safety, efficacy, and distribution. Speakers include Austin Public Health Director Stephanie Hayden; Dr. Mark Escott, interim health authority; Dr. Guadalupe Zamora from the Central Health Board of Directors; and Dr. Kimberly Avila Edwards from Dell Children's.
    Thu., Jan. 14, 6pm  
    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.  
    Online
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