We are Safe, Just & Engaged

• We are free from abuse, neglect, crime, violence and injustice.

• We respect and value diversity.

• We are aware, socially connected, and contribute to our neighborhoods, individual communities, and the community at large.

• We have the opportunity and willingness to lead by utilizing our talents, passions and interests to improve the community.

Local Efforts

Restore Rundberg http://austintexas.gov/department/restorerundberg
Undoing Racism Austin http://www.undoingracismaustin.org/about-us/
Voting Information Website sponsored by Travis County http://VoteTravis.com
Voting Information Website sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Austin http://lwvaustin.org
Opportunity Matters Central Texas http://www.opportunitymatterscentex.org
Austin/Travis County Reentry Roundtable http://www.reentryroundtable.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Austin-Travis-County-Reentry-Roundtable-Annual-Report-2016.pdf

REPORTS, PLANS & INITIATIVES

Black Lives Matter: Eliminating Racial Inequity in the Criminal Justice System, 2015, The Sentencing Project http://sentencingproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Black-Lives-Matter.pdf
Closer to Home: An Analysis of the State and Local Impact of the Texas Juvenile Justice Reforms, 2015, Council of State Governments https://csgjusticecenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/texas-JJ-reform-closer-to-home.pdf
Volunteering and Civic Engagement in Austin MSA, 2015, Corporation for National and Community Service https://www.nationalservice.gov/vcla/city/austin-round-rock-tx
Bright Spots in Community Engagement, April 2013, National League of Cities http://www.nlc.org/sites/default/files/BrightSpots-FINAL_4-26.pdf
Opportunity Matters Central Texas http://www.opportunitymatterscentex.org
Texas Civic Health Index, 2014, Annette Straus Institute for Civic Life http://moody.utexas.edu/sites/communication.utexas.edu/files/attachments/strauss/13-00395%20NCC%20CHI%20TX%20FINAL_web.pdf
Austin/Travis County Reentry Roundtable Annual Report 2015-2016 http://www.reentryroundtable.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Austin-Travis-County-Reentry-Roundtable-Annual-Report-2016.pdf