Leading up to this Mother’s Day, allgo and the Austin Immigrant Rights Coalition are partnering with members of Mama Sana/Vibrant Woman as they release the first in a series of reports, Austin – A “Family-Friendly” City: Perspectives and Solutions from Mothers in the City, which calls into question Austin’s family-friendly reputation.
Mama Sana/Vibrant Woman, in partnership with allgo
and Austin Immigrant Rights Coalition
(AIRC), will hold a press conference at City Hall on Thursday, May 7, 9 – 10 am
to launch the report and provide recommendations for city government to address current racial and socio-economic inequities in Austin. Members of our groups, Mayor Steve Adler, City Council Member Delia Garza, and others will
Also on Thursday, May 7, at 6:30 pm, the Austin City Council will have a public hearing to discuss whether city government should implement an EQUITY ASSESSMENT TOOL, as recommended in the report. This is an effort to encourage the city to prioritize those policies and decisions that make Austin MORE EQUITABLE. Mama Sana/Vibrant Woman, Austin Immigrant Rights Coalition, and allgo are working together to move this forward. COME OUT AND TESTIFY IN SUPPORT OF THIS RESOLUTION. If you are not interested in speaking, please come, be counted, and stand in solidarity with us! Help us make sure that Austin policies do not continue to increase the racial and economic divide in the city. PLEASE JOIN US AT 6:30 PM AT CITY HALL TO TESTIFY AND SHARE YOUR STORY!!! (we will provide childcare and light snacks in city hall lobby)
Mama Sana/Vibrant Woman, AIRC, and allgo are community based organizations representing Austinites being directly impacted by the city’s growing inequities, fueled by explosive growth. The Austin – A “Family-Friendly” City report looks at key indicators that affect the health and well-being of families and evaluates the lived experience for low-income mothers of color in Austin. The report data provide key insights that show that race and class impact how well families survive in Austin.
Friday, May 8th, 2015 – 8:30PM (doors open 8PM)
Asian American Resource Center
8401 Cameron Road
Austin, TX 78754
Purchase tickets $5 – $10 sliding scale
+ D’LO. hbo’s looking. amazon studios’ transparent. mtv.
+ REGIE CABICO. hbo’s def poetry jam. the godfather of slam poetry.
+ JENNY YANG. buzzfeed video. showtime’s why we laugh: funny women. isatv’s angry asian america.
+ YOLA LU. austin local. bumbershoot comedy and music festival. purveyor of sketch comedy.
+ ATSUKO OKATSUKA. mocatv. IFC award-winning indie filmmaking writer, actor, producer. america’s got talent.
The Hill Country Ride for AIDS is an annual cycling event throughout beautiful Central Texas.
Register now for our Ride, rolling out on April 25th, 2015! Join team allgo!
Riders, teams, and volunteers provide life changing and saving support for thousands of Central Texans living with HIV/AIDS by raising money for 10 local nonprofit organizations. allgo has been involved with the ride since its inception as a beneficiary agency and we have participated in the planning, having a ride team, and or by volunteering and recruiting volunteers. It’s a RIDE, not a race, and all levels are welcomed and celebrated. You choose the distance that best suites you: Ride 13, 27, 53, 70, 100 miles. All routes are fully supported with helpful volunteers.
Priscilla A. Hale will be joined by Maria Limón a 30 year allgo member and former program Director in presenting “A look back and a look forward: 30 years of organizing”.