News Archives

One Voice in the News!

August 2, 2016

One Voice held a successful press conference last Wednesday afternoon in collaboration with Council Member Delia Garza, AISD, and Austin Interfaith to urge City Council to increase funding for social services in the City budget, based on the resolution they passed earlier this year to do so. Thanks to all One Voice members who attended […]

Enrollment in the One Voice Central Texas 403(b) Retirement Plan is Now Open!

May 13, 2016

After two years of ensuring that we meet every legal and administrative hurdle, we are pleased to announce that we are now enrolling organizations into the One Voice Central Texas 403(b) retirement plan. The Investment Committee, with advice from CLS Partners, has reviewed and picked the investment funds, we have completed the Plan Document and […]

Recap from One Voice’s Workshop on Creating a New Narrative for Human Services

April 30, 2016

On April 27, 2016, One Voice members and staff attended a training with Ilsa Flanagan, Director the National Reframing Initiative from the National Human Services Assembly. Ilsa shared findings from new, groundbreaking research on reframing the language used to describe human services to increase public understanding and support, and helped agencies reframe their own messaging. Click the following […]

One Voice Central Texas Strategic Plan for 2016-2018

April 21, 2016

At the One Voice Central Texas membership meeting on April 21st, One Voice members approved One Voice’s 2016-2018 strategic plan. The plan was developed through a strategic planning process led by Delta & Associates that included member surveys, focus groups, interviews, a full-day member retreat, and committee work. To download the full strategic plan click here. A one-pager overview can […]

Tale of Two Austins in the News!

April 14, 2016

Time Warner Cable News released a story about our Tale of Two Austins campaign! The article and video “High Cost of Rent Impacts Austinites’ Ability to Pay for Healthcare” features One Voice Treasurer/Public Policy Committee Co-Chair Jo Kathryn Quinn and member Steve Jackobs with Capital IDEA participant Danielle Henderson. The article highlights the difficult choice […]

One Voice Central Texas Orientation

March 29, 2016

OVCT will be hosting an orientation for organizations or leaders new to One Voice, members who would like to get more involved, and non-members who are considering membership. Please join us to learn more about our work together as a voice in the community. Attendees are invited to attend the membership meeting directly after the orientation. Date: […]

One Voice Central Texas Happy Hour

March 29, 2016

OVCT will be hosting a happy hour to welcome Executive Directors new to their current role or organization. If you are new to your organization, we hope you will join us as we celebrate your appointment and leadership. Current members are also encouraged to join us for drinks and snacks! Date: April 7th Time: 5:00PM-7:00PM Where: Sustainable Food Center Courtyard Register […]

Building Well-Being: Creating a New Narrative for Human Services

March 15, 2016

In this free workshop for OVCT members, Ilsa Flanagan Director the National Reframing Initiative from the National Human Services Assembly in Washington DC shares the findings from new, groundbreaking research on reframing the language we use to describe health and human services to increase public understanding and support. Through hands-on activities you will leave the session better […]

Thank you, St. David’s Foundation!

January 14, 2016

One Voice extends a huge thank you to the St. David’s Foundation for their generous $25,000 grant to support our capacity building efforts in 2016. The grant will help One Voice move forward with the strategic plan goals and help to strengthen our value to our members.