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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, […]

2019 End of Year Celebration

December 10, 2019

Thank you to all of our wonderful members who attended last night’s End of Year Celebration at The Brewtorium ! We hope everyone had a blast! During the celebration, the Membership Committee gave the following awards: Most Engaged New Member: Jill Gonzalez, Executive Member of Women’s Storybook Project of Texas Most Engaged Returning Member: Tiffany […]

November Meeting Recap

November 25, 2019

Thank you to all of our members who joined us at the last Member Meeting of 2019! We hope you enjoyed the discussions and we look forward to seeing you next year in 2020. We’d like to extend a special thanks to Hank Perret, the current Leadership Austin Executive Fellow for the Austin/Travis County Reentry Roundtable, for […]

Census 2020 Grant Opportunities

November 7, 2019

One Voice Central Texas is committed to ensuring a complete and accurate count of all individuals during the 2020 Census. To that end, we would like to spotlight two important  opportunities for local organizations to get involved and provide on-the-ground census public education. Applications are due for both opportunities by Monday, November 11th.  United Way […]

October Member Meeting Recap

October 30, 2019

At the October Member Meeting, Paul Scott of AIDS Services of Austin moderated an insightful discussion on succession planning with Susan Eason, formerly of The Arc of the Capital Area, and Joyce Lauck, formerly of AGE of Central Texas. We’d like to thank our fabulous presenters, our moderator, and all of our members who attended. We hope you […]

September Member Meeting Recap

October 1, 2019

Thank you to all of our members who attended the September meeting! We’d also like to thank Seeds for Change Consulting, LLC for leading us in a fruitful conversation that will inform the One Voice Strategic Planning process. We value your input and appreciate your participation in this important meeting! Have you thought of something you’d like to […]

Thank you to SolarWinds!

August 27, 2019

One Voice Central Texas would like to thank SolarWinds for generously donating Dell Projectors to seventeen One Voice member organizations! We’d also like to thank Joe Iannello, leader of One Voice’s Project BEST, for his role in facilitating this fantastic opportunity for our members.

OVCT Members Comment at Travis County Commissioner’s Court Hearing

August 20, 2019

On Tuesday, members of One Voice Central Texas spoke in favor of an increase to the health and human services allocation to the budget. We would like to thank the Research and Planning Division for their thoughtful and deliberative process when crafting this year’s budget request. We’d also like to thank Lourdes Zuniga, Public Policy […]