Austin Women in Black

Austin Women in Black
Photo By John Anderson

Austin Women in Black, a pro-peace group that formed the week after the September 11 attacks, has mounted six billboards across town advocating peaceful alternatives to pre-emptive war on Iraq. "We are giving visibility and public expression to the many voices for peace that are being ignored by our government," says Genevieve Vaughan, one of AWB's founders. The group -- which holds vigils to oppose violence in front of the Texas Capitol every Wednesday at noon -- has other peace projects under way, including a TV ad campaign and an upcoming performance-art event by Sally Jacques.

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for almost 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

READ MORE
More by Lauri Apple
Will Council Take a Stand on PATRIOT Act?
Will Council Take a Stand on PATRIOT Act?
Mayor Pro Tem Jackie Goodman's pro-civil-liberties resolution stalls on the dais

Aug. 15, 2003

With Minimal Drama, Saltillo Project Lurches Forward
With Minimal Drama, Saltillo Project Lurches Forward
Capital Metro hires a planner and appoints community advisors for the rail-yard redevelopment

Aug. 8, 2003

MORE IN THE ARCHIVES
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle