If you'll be 18 before voting day on November 3, register to vote today! Click the second tab above and use the Text2Register tool from the Travis County Clerk's office to get your pre-filled voter registration card mailed to you so you can get it turned in by the October 5 deadline.
National Youth Summit events bring middle and high school students together with scholars, teachers, policy experts, and activists in a national conversation about important events in America’s past that have relevance to the nation’s present and future.
The Carver Museum ATX will join the national conversation digitally and convene a deeply critical conversation with and for local middle and high school students. Featuring a "Be the Change" performance by SaulPaul joined by co- facilitators/panelists Dr. Theodore Francis, Huston-Tillotson University; Temeika Thomas, Manor ISD Board of Trustee member; Fredrico Geib, Education Coordinator-Teen Programs at Mexican American Cultural Center with Carver Educational Staff.
The Teen-serving staff of the Austin Public Library are here to support you in making your dreams a reality. Want to book us so we can figure out how we can support you? Email Kathleen.Houlihan [at] austintexas.gov
** To learn more about the history of the famous "Be the change..." mis-quote from Ghandi, read this Lee & Lowe interview from YA Author, Supriya Kelkar, about her search for this quote's origin for her book Ahimsa.