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One Voice Central Texas Positioning Statement

June 10, 2021

One Voice Central Texas provides support for Executive Directors and other social services sector professionals as valued community leaders. One Voice is a membership organization that brings leaders together and leverages its collective power to advocate for equitable policies and funding opportunities that improve community services and resources. Our coalition connects diverse groups of leaders […]

One Voice Recommendations for American Rescue Plan Funding

May 21, 2021

On May 21, 2021 One Voice Central Texas shared with Travis County and the City of Austin the following recommendations for the funding that will be received under the American Rescue Plan (ARP): One Voice Recommendations for American Rescue Plan Funding One Voice Central Texas is a coalition of the executive leadership of 105 nonprofit […]

Statement from One Voice Central Texas Leadership

March 23, 2021

We are heartbroken by the violent events on March 16 that ended the lives of eight people, including six Asian women. As we collectively grieve and respond to this tragedy, we must lead with the needs of those most directly impacted at the center: the victims, their families and our Asian community as a whole. […]

One Voice Supports Meaningful Public Input in the Upcoming Legislative Session

December 15, 2020

Earlier this month, One Voice was one of 72 Texas organizations to sign on to a letter originated by Texans Care for Children asking that the Texas legislature put protocols in place to allow for meaningful public input in the upcoming legislative session. To read the full letter, please click here.

2020 Annual Report Released

December 9, 2020

More than ever, this past year has demonstrated how essential it is for nonprofit leaders to come together for mutual support and advocacy in order to strengthen and defend the sector and the clients our members serve. In the wake of COVID-19, collaboration, innovation, and peer support have been essential to local nonprofits, and One […]

Request for Qualifications for Diversity Equity Inclusion (DEI) Assistance

December 9, 2020

One Voice Central Texas is a coalition of the leadership of more than one hundred nonprofit health and human service organizations working to make sure that everyone can contribute to our community and thrive. We represent the integrated network of human services that connects everyone of all ages and circumstances to social resources, opportunities, and […]

One Voice Central Texas Statement on Racial Injustice

June 8, 2020

The member organizations of One Voice Central Texas are deeply saddened and angered by the senseless murder of George Floyd and other Black and Brown people during interactions with law enforcement. We stand with the Black community and all communities of color, organizations, and leaders to fight to change the history of racial oppression and […]

One Voice Request to City and County related to COVID-19 Response

March 16, 2020

The members of One Voice Central Texas appreciate all the work the Austin City Council, the Austin City Manager, and the Travis County Commissioners  are undertaking to ensure our community is safe as we face COVID 19. As we address this crisis, we would like to encourage the City of Austin and the County of […]

Off to a Great Start in 2020!

January 20, 2020

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the very first One Voice meeting of the new year! We are excited to announce the 2020 Officers voted in at meeting: CHAIR: Dan Leal, Executive Director, Seedling VICE CHAIR: Darcie DeShazo, Executive Director, The Settlement Home for Children SECRETARY: Lara George, Executive Director, The Christi Center TREASURER: Marion Martin, […]