• News and EventsOct 21, 2020

    COVID-19 Update

    10/24: Get a flu shot: Austin Public Health (APH) is hosting a walk-up flu shot event on Saturday, Oct. 24, 8am–12pm at the Southeast Branch Library (5803 Nuckols Crossing Road). The event will distribute ~200 flu shots on a first-come, first-served basis with priority for uninsured people. If you have health insurance, visit VaccineFinder.org to […]

  • News and EventsOct 19, 2020

    Emily No Good :: “Faster” Single Release

      “Faster” is the latest single from the budding solo project of Nevil’s frontwoman, Emily No Good. In this third song, she leans towards a more experimental sound accompanied by drony oscillations that leave you with an underwater feeling. Faster was first recorded over 7 years ago and has had many iterations since then. A […]

  • News and EventsOct 12, 2020

    Indigenous Peoples’ Day

    Indigenous Peoples‘ Day was begun in 1989 in South Dakota to celebrate Native American day on the second Monday of October, marking the beginning of the year of reconciliation.  Also called First People‘s Day, National Indigenous Peoples Day, Indian Day (Brazil), or Native American Day.  It was a grass roots movement that has blossomed into a day to honor Native Indigenous Americans […]

  • News and EventsOct 12, 2020

    COVID-19 Update

    New COVID–19 Hotline: Austin Public Health (APH) set up a hotline to provide resources and information for high-risk workers during the pandemic. Operated by Austin Voices for Education and Youth, the hotline provides information and referral services for front line staff who need assistance due to COVID–19. Hotline staff can be reached at 512-493-4288 from 8am–8pm Monday through […]

  • News and EventsOct 09, 2020

    Free PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Distribution

    The Austin Public Health Department will be distributing free Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) like facemasks, hand sanitizer, and educational materials to city residents from 9-11 AM on: Tuesday, October 6 at Roy G. Guerrero Colorado River Metro Park, 400 Grove Blvd. Austin Wednesday, October 7 at Turner Roberts Recreation Center, 7201 Colony Loop Drive, Austin […]

  • News and EventsOct 08, 2020

    COVID-19 Update

    10/8: 2021 Health Insurance Q&A: The Open Enrollment period for public Marketplace health insurance is coming up Nov. 1–Dec. 15. If you have questions about eligibility or coverage options, join Foundation Communities’ Health Coverage program experts on Oct. 8 at 1:30pm for a live Community Health Coverage Forum via phone, Zoom, or Facebook Live. For […]

  • News and EventsOct 02, 2020

    COVID-19 Update

    The IRS is allowing eligible US residents and citizens to claim their $1200 Economic Impact Payments (or, ‘Stimulus Payments’) through October 15 without having to file taxes for that year. For people who claim little or no income to the IRS, you can still claim this benefit without filing taxes until October 15. For more […]

  • News and EventsSep 25, 2020

    In Touch Interviews: A Few Austin Artists during COVID-19

    Rex Hamilton, Visual Artist Rex Hamilton’s art envelops viewers in color and vibrancy, and this Austin-native artist speakers with In Touch Interviews about his practice, his background, and his new developments since the beginning of the pandemic. Rex’s work has recently reflected on COVID life and on the Black experience in Texas after the murder […]

  • News and EventsSep 22, 2020

    COVID-19 Update

    The City of Austin is distributing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) like facemasks, hand sanitizer, and educational materials at no cost to city residents twice more this week: • Fri., Sept. 18 from 9–11am at the Ruiz Branch of Austin Public Library (1600 Grove Blvd., Austin, TX 78741); • Sat., Sept. 19 from 9–11am George Morales […]

  • News and EventsSep 22, 2020

    Drive-Thru Voter Registration – Sat & Sun, Oct 3 & 4

    Need to register to vote before the October 5th deadline?  Moved recently?  Just want to make sure your information is up-to-date?  KOOP & League of Women Voters Austin Area have you covered!  Saturday & Sunday, October 3rd & 4th stop by the KOOP parking lot (3823 Airport Blvd) from 10 AM to 4 PM for Drive-Thru […]