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Please help fund my tuition, allowing me to move forward and complete my Leadership Austin Essentials Class!

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Back to School Splash
Holy Word Lutheran Church
10601 Bluff Bend Dr

map: https://goo.gl/maps/saTVeZck1M32
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Everyone's invited to attend the Neighborhood Enhancement Team Phase II: Kickoff Event/Mini Resource Fair! Invite your family and friends!

The event includes a presentation by City of Austin staff, giveaways, information from City of Austin and outside partners, entertainment and food!

10am-11am presentation in the Barrington Elementary School gymnasium
10am-2pm resource fair and festivities outside on the covered blacktop

For questions about the NET Phase II kickoff event, contact:
Monica Guzmán, Community Engagement Specialist
monica.guzman@austintexas.gov or call at 512-974-2315.

For information about the Neighborhood Enhancement Team (NET) project visit:
http://austintexas.gov/department/neighborhood-enhancement-team

Todos están invitados a asistir al evento de Neighborhood Enhancement Team (NET) Fase II: Incio del Evento & Feria de Recursos! Invite a su familia y amigos!

El evento incluye una presentación de la Ciudad de Austin, regalos, informacion de la Ciudad de Austin y socios externos, entretenimiento y la comida!

10am-11am presentación en el gimnasio de la escuela primaria Barrington
10am-2pm feria de recursos y fiestas al aire libre en el asfalto cubierto

Si tiene preguntas sobre el evento de NET Fase II, puede contactar:
Monica Guzmán, Especialista de Participación de la Comunidad
monica.guzman@austintexas.gov o llame al 512-974-2315

Para información sobre el proyecto Neighborhood Enhancement Team (NET), visite el sitio web:
http://austintexas.gov/department/neighborhood-enhancement-team

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Vamos a apoyar los residentes en el Barrio de Georgia Acres! La comunidad ‪#‎Rundberg‬!

Condiciones que están siendo sometidos tienen un impacto negativo en su calidad de vida! No es saludable para los niños y sus familias!

Ante la amenaza de acciones legales cuando los propietarios están más interesados en hacer dinero!

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Let's support residents in the Georgian Acres Nghd! The #Rundberg community!

Conditions they are being subjected have negative impact on their quality of life! It's not healthy for the children and their families!

Threatened with legal action when property mgmt/owners are more interested in making money!

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What would happen if the cities of the future were deeply and
comprehensively committed to freedom? The Slave-Free City Summit is the place where a growing tribe of individuals and organizations convene each year to explore questions like these.

Over the course of two days, Summit attendees will focus on the theme of "Intersections & Opportunities", with content about
Historical+Contemporary Slavery, Survivor Leadership, and the Future of the Movement/Innovation.

Keynote speakers include Kenneth B. Morris, Jr., Bradley Myles, Tina Frundt and Brooke Axtell.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1008460649219416/

You can see the complete info at www.sfcsummit.org

#SFCSummit16 #SlaveFreeCity #WeAreAllies


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All BBQ fans, AustinISD and Lanier Viking supporters, buy your tickets NOW!

Show your Viking spirit, support our student athletes!


Tickets are now on sale for the Lanier Vikings Annual Baseball Alumni Game & BBQ. BBQ plates can be purchased through our booster club for $10 and will help raise much needed funds to purchase equipment and support our players! Thanks for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you at the ballpark!

When: Feb. 20th – 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Where: Northwest Field – located on North Park Dr. off of Shoal Creek Blvd. between Anderson Ln. and Koenig Ln.

If you are interested in purchasing a ticket or are a Viking Baseball Alumni and would like more information please contact Coach Anderson.

Jacob.Anderson@Austinisd.org

http://laniersports.com/2016/02/08/baseball-alumni-game-bbq-feb-20th-2pm/
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JOIN ME in signing petition, let's keep Sesame Street broadcasting publicly!!

While it may be true Sesame Street will still air on PBS, it will delayed by 9 months!

"They point out that the show will still be available on PBS for free, although the episodes shown on the public broadcaster will be delayed by nine months." -Fortune http://fortune.com/2015/08/14/sesame-street-hbo/


Why should priority go to HBO, clearly not a family or child-friendly channel! There is also the cost, having access too!
Why must low-income children/families continue to be subject to receiving "gently used" products/services? Why continue to be relegated to lesser status?

According to the Sesame Workshop "sesame workshop’s mission is to help kids grow smarter, stronger, and kinder." Nowhere does it say their mission is to serve paying customers first or for them to get richer.

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I have addressed (previous) City Council about the Repeat Offender Program (ROP), as well as addressed Austin Code (and other stakeholders) during meetings/presentations.

While I can appreciate limitations on software, staff, etc because of a finite budget that doesn't excuse them from PRIORITIZING code violations! Properties allowed to decay, become unhealthy, unsafe/hazardous, are far more important than investigating STRs!

Sadly, my neighborhood, the Rundberg area as a whole, has plenty of code violations. When a property owner allows: walls/ceilings to sag, water/sewage leakage to continue risking mold/mildew, removes staircase railing, etc it means people's lives and well-being are at risk! Since when does protecting life n limb rank lower than grass that grows beyond 12" or vehicles parked in yards.*

I have seen dozens of homes, a few from the inside, and spoken with the tenants. Many were not even aware about Austin Code or how to file (anonymous) complaints, they didn't know/understand it's complaint driven. I have told and reminded Carl Smart, Director of Austin Code Department, they need to do OUTREACH (demos, table at events, etc) and it must be presented in the language(s) spoken by the residents.

*Did you know the "vehicles parked in yards" is not applicable city-wide? It's an optional code! Neighborhoods can opt-out/opt-in (same difference) .. Contact your neighborhood assn/neighborhood contact planning team to find out where your neighborhood stands.

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While social change may be slow, we must be ever-vigilant in our fight for POSITIVE, EQUITABLE change!

The fight must go on! La lucha sigue!

http://lubbockonline.com/filed-online/2015-07-05/wrong-side-history-or-not-history-shows-texas-slow-social-change#.VZrdxPlVikp

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North Austin Civic Assn (Rundberg area) family in need of assistance ...
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