Walk by a magazine rack and take a look at the headlines. Chances are, you’ll find Austin gracing a “fastest growing” list. The traffic, the tech industry, the live music scene – everything is expanding in Austin. Unfortunately, so is economic equality. The widening economic gap is especially apparent in… read more
Mother-daughter academic success program shows young Latinas they can—and will—get into college and follow their passions.
Alternative Breaks student make positive impact on disadvantaged communities and learn more about their strengths and passions in the process.
Excelencia in Education, in collaboration with the University of Texas at Austin, is offering a webinar on Latino Males in Higher Education: Action for Progress, on April 20, 2016, from 2-3 p.m. Central time. The webinar will explore the disparity between Latino and Latina students. While college enrollment among Latino… read more
The DDCE joins in on the city-wide effort to address Austin’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, highlighting accomplishments that were made within the past year at the annual SXSWedu community dialogue.
Four-time Olympic medalist Sanya Richards-Ross and Soul Tree Collective led the celebration of the 89th annual Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at a special reception at Google Fiber Space, Friday, April 1. About 100 attended the event co-sponsored by the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, the City of Austin,… read more
Nigel Westlake’s work, Compassion, will be making its North American debut with the Austin Symphony on April 8 & 9 at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. Ten days before this premiere, the Austin Symphony is partnering with the Blanton Museum of Art, the University of Texas at Austin… read more
Dr. Gregory J. Vincent, vice president for diversity and community engagement, is one of four University of Pennsylvania alumni who will be honored by the Penn GSE Alumni Association on May 13. Vincent, who received his doctorate from Penn in 2004, has been named Penn GSE Educator of the Year.… read more
Join us as we follow-up on last year’s Community Health Dialogue How Healthy Is Your Zip Code? in this year’s “talk show” dialogue on current efforts to promote health equity in Central Texas, including the City of Austin’s equity tool, and other community-led efforts. Participants include Alliance for African American Health in… read more