Families Belong Together Rally

Along with many other cities around the country, a Families Belong Together Rally was held in Austin on June 30th. Our local rally took place on the south steps of the Texas State Capitol. The event was organized by the Children’s Defense Fund-Texas and sponsored by over 50 organizations, ranging from the Texas State Teacher’s Organization to Catholic Charities of Central Texas to the Sierra Club.

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MLK March: 2018

Austin’s annual MLK March began at the Martin Luther King, Jr. statue on the University of Texas campus. Since the weather was a bit chilly, my friends and I decided to join up with the march at the Texas State Capitol. We arrived early, so we walked around the back of the building and watched as the marchers arrived at the Capitol grounds around 10:15 AM.

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AIDS Walk Austin: 2016

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The 29th annual AIDS Walk Austin wound through our downtown streets on Sunday afternoon. For the past few years, the event was held in Republic Square Park. Currently that park is being renovated, so this year’s walk started and ended at Palm Park near the I-35 service road. This fundraiser benefited AIDS Services of Austin and other local AIDS service organizations.

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