Global Strike III: Austin – 9/20/2019

Global Strike III: Austin – 9/20/2019

September 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Texas State Capitol south steps, 1100 Congress Ave, Austin TX 78701

Wherever you are on 9/20, you can Climate Strike with us! Join us at the Capitol or use #TexasStrikeIII to submit your pics from your own spot! Pick a park, a city office, even a transit stop or intersection to strike with your friends.

Walk out from your school, home, or place of work on 9/20 at 9 AM! Attend an action around the city, then meet up at 12 PM at the Texas Capitol Building for a program of speakers and a networking opportunity to meet more like-minded people and organizations!

If you are on Facebook, click on this link to RSVP and invite friends.

JSC Calling Shirts – 8/28/2019

JSC Calling Shirts – 8/28/2019

August 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Office of Sustainability, Room 400A
1000 E 11th Street, Austin, TX

The Joint Sustainability Committee is a crucial part of Austin’s response to the #ClimateEmergency. They need to know that 350 Austin is present and paying attention.

VENUE CHANGE!!
Office of Sustainability, Room 400A
1000 E 11th Street

Zach Baumer (Sustainability Office) has a key role in crafting Austin’s climate plan. His presentation in July: http://www.austintexas.gov/edims/document.cfm?id=324758

Agenda and supporting documents for August meeting: http://www.austintexas.gov/cityclerk/boards_commissions/meetings/140_1.htm

We have made a big impact at the EUC. Let’s add the JSC. This moment is critical for Austin!

Citizens Communication: 3 min max; 6 p.m.

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350 Austin August Open Meeting – 8/20/2019

350 Austin August Open Meeting – 8/20/2019

August 20, 2019 @ 6:50 pm – 8:30 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin
4700 Grover Ave, Austin Texas 78756

It’s time to roll out the red carpet for 350 Austin’s new leadership team! Welcome our new Executive Director, R Brent Lÿles and give a big hand to our new President Kristin Herrington-Albrecht and VP Liliana Mendoza.

Founders Gilbert Starkey and Bobbie Tsukahara are stepping away from leadership to make way for lots of new energy.

Let’s show the new leaders that we are going to support them with our hands and hearts!!

We will also be hearing from Sunrise Movement ATX and the Climate Strike. And, as always, there are working groups to help you dive in!

Calling All Shirts EUC – 8/12/2019

Calling All Shirts EUC – 8/12/2019

August 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
721 Barton Springs Rd,
Austin, TX 78704-1145

The Electric Utility Commission (EUC) advises City Council on the management of Austin Energy (AE). Arrive shortly before 6 pm to sign up for Citizens Communication.

350 Austin can be a key player in pushing AE to be Fossil Free Faster by participating in the resource generation planning that is getting underway right now.

Agenda: http://www.austintexas.gov/edims/document.cfm?id=324877
Aug. 2017 Council Resolution requiring studies (see p. 3-4): http://www.austintexas.gov/edims/document.cfm?id=324876
Fayette Operational Data (revised): http://www.austintexas.gov/edims/document.cfm?id=324940

Whenever possible, please keep your Citizen Communication *brief and to the point*. Although you have a 3 minute limit, you do not have to speak for the three minutes.

Some suggested topics: Status of studies due 9/30? What plans does AE have for accelerating timelines to get us to Fossil Free Faster? Transparency regarding coal ash.

If you are on Facebook, follow this link to RSVP and invite friends.