AARO member Elizabeth Christian was proud to serve as a judge at the first annual Philanthropitch, a wonderful new philanthropy contest presented by BuildASign.com.
AARO welcomes new Members Tim Crowley, Adriana Cruz, Rebecca Klein, Carlos Liriano, and Tom Terkel.
The Frank McBee Jr. Fellowship in Civic Entrepreneurship is a highly competitive program offering promising regional leaders a unique opportunity for civic leadership development.
On November 5th, City of Austin voters approved $65 M in general obligation bonds for affordable housing. The proposal passed with about 60% of the vote.
In September, AARO’s membership approved a public statement in support of the regional vision for high capacity transit. The statement lends AARO’s support to the Transit Working Group Vision Map.
Region-wide efforts to decrease student absences in Central Texas have been working! After reaching an all time high in 2010, student absences in Central Texas declined between 2011 and 2013, even despite student enrollment growth.