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Third Coast Sunday: The Economic Crisis and Opportunities for Economic Justice

Date: 
Sun, 02/12/2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

 

Sunday, February 12, 6-9 pm

Third Coast Sunday: The Economic Crisis and Opportunities for Economic Justice

Lake Travis Underwater Cleanup

Date: 
Sun, 09/11/2011 - 9:00am to 1:30pm

Lake Travis Underwater Cleanup

September 11, 2011

 

Longhorn Recycle Roundup, Apply today!

Date: 
Thu, 08/11/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 08/18/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 08/25/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 09/01/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 09/08/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 09/15/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 09/22/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 09/29/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 10/06/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 10/13/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm

KAB and the Longhorn Recycle Roundup Sponsors would like to recognize your school recycling and environmental efforts. Apply for this year’s Good Sports Always Recycle Contest for the chance to win prizes and be recognized!

 

Winning Schools Receive:

  • Tickets to the Texas vs. Kansas State football game (Sat., Nov. 19, 2011)
  • Tickets to a pre-game party at the Longhorn Corporate Sponsor Club
  • Recognition during an ON-FIELD presentation at the game
  • A commemorative plaque for your school

 

Rick Perry: Bad for Texas, Worse for Our Nation

Date: 
Sat, 08/06/2011 - 10:30pm

Join us at the historic Victory Grill for a march to the Capitol where we will expose Rick Perry's failed policies to the nation.

March begins: 10:30 AM at the Victory Grill (1104 E 11th St)
Rally begins: 12:00 PM at the rotunda of the State Capitol

More info at www.traviscountydemocrats.org

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Shower Strike 2011 Launch Party

Date: 
Sun, 07/24/2011 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

We're skipping showers so that thousands can have life-saving water in East Africa. Participate from ANYWHERE on the globe.

To kick it all off... our SHOWER STRIKE LAUNCH PARTY in Austin Texas. EVERYONE welcome, whether you're on strike with us or not! The deets:

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What's up with the Internet Identity Movement? EFF-Austin Monthly Meeting

Date: 
Wed, 06/01/2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Back by popular demand! EFF-Austin’s resuming monthly public meetings on Internet and cyber liberties topics of interest.

Our very special guest speaker is coder extraordinaire Tom Brown, just returned from Internet Identity Workshop #12

5604 Manor Celebration

Date: 
Thu, 05/12/2011 - 5:30pm to 10:30pm

In May 2010 we threw a big party to celebrate the opening of our progressive community center. We’re ready to mark a great first year with our first anniversary party. Staff and volunteers from the groups with offices in the building will be on hand to give guided tours and explain their work. The evening’s performers will include Cerronato (6-6:45 p.m.) and Eliza Gilkyson (8-9 p.m.).

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Media Reform Report-back

Date: 
Tue, 05/10/2011 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

As consolidation and a lack of diversity in mass media grow in the U.S., a movement of media reformers, community media-makers and activists are resisting and standing in opposition to the corporate control of how we communicate. This past April, the National Conference on Media Reform in Boston was gathering spaces to address this. Austin media activists from Austin Airwaves, Austin Indymedia, The Rag Blog, The Texas Independent and other groups will report back on the issues covered at the conferences and how it affects Austin and our use of media to pursue democracy and justice.

Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=191073584272897

Conference web site: http://conference.freepress.net/

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KAB School Garden Workday at Eastside Memorial

Date: 
Thu, 03/10/2011 - 4:30pm to 6:15pm
Volunteers needed to spruce up and overhaul Eastside Memorial High School’s courtyard garden. Individual volunteers and small groups welcome. Projects will include building a native plant bed (laying border, transporting soil, and mulching bed) and restoring existing vegetable beds (weeding, soil amendment, and planting seeds). KAB’s Green Teens program will be working with teachers and students to use the garden beds year round as an outdoor learning space – join us to kick start this effort. This project can accommodate up to 25 volunteers.

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