News Archives

Apply for Deeply Discounted Capital Metro Passes

January 6, 2016

The Transit Empowerment Fund (formerly the Basic Transportation Needs Fund) Board is now accepting applications for the purchase of deeply discounted Capital Metro transit passes, including regular and reduced-fare local bus passes, premium passes, commuter passes, and MetroAccess 10-ride booklets. Any 501(c)3 organization, 501(c)9 organization or governmental entity is eligible to apply. All passes must be used by […]

New One Voice Logo – Thanks, ATCIC!

December 4, 2015

Thanks to Austin Travis County Integral Care (ATCIC) for the generous time their graphic design team donated to help One Voice develop our new logo!

Presenting our 2015 Membership Profile!

October 20, 2015

Did you know that our 87 members have a combined operating budget of more than $612 million, serve over 1.4 million (duplicated) clients, and engage over 80,000 volunteers? We are excited to share our 2015 membership profile, which details the collective community impact, services and funding sources of our members as well as our accomplishments this year. […]

One Voice in the Media!

August 31, 2015

One Voice Executive Directors, their Board members, staff and volunteers filled the Media Room at City Hall this past Tuesday to stand in support for a $6.7M funding increase for Health and Human Services in the City budget. One Voice chair Tod Marvin opened the conference telling a tale of a city divided by a […]

KXAN covers One Voice’s advocacy for City HHS budget increase

August 18, 2015

We’re in the news! One Voice members were interviewed on KXAN last night about the need for increased City funding for Health & Human Services. See the video and article here! Help us spread the word: Follow these steps to share the news story with your network! LIKE us on Facebook and FOLLOW us on Twitter SHARE our top Facebook post and RETWEET our top tweet on your pages and personal […]

Read our op-ed in the Statesman!

August 3, 2015

Hot off the press! Read our op-ed published in the Statesman on why increasing City funding for social services is necessary to achieve affordability in Austin. Help us spread the word: follow these steps to share the op-ed with your network! LIKE us on Facebook and FOLLOW us on Twitter SHARE our top Facebook post […]

Comment on Proposed Federal Changes to Overtime Rules

July 1, 2015

The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor has released

Travis County HHS/VS Bill Tracking Report

June 4, 2015

Travis County HHS/VS Research & Planning has created a bill analysis and budget report of HHS-related proposed legislation. The bill tracking and budget reports will be continually updated. Please contact Elizabeth Vela at or at 512.854.3745 if you have questions, additions or comments.

CPPP Legislative Budget Snapshot

May 5, 2015

Get up-to-date with the progress of House Bill 1, the 2016-17 General Appropriations Act, with the Center for Public Policy Priorities’ (CPPP) Legislative Budget Snapshot. The snapshot provides a comparison of the House and Senate’s budget differences and similarities on items related to health and economic opportunity.