The Center for Community Engagement has compiled a list of resources and volunteering opportunities for the community to use. You can find information and resources about COVID-19 assistance, donations, testing sites, and volunteering.
Tired of Waiting: Food Access in East Austin is a documentary short that explores the lack of food access in the Colony Park neighborhood of East Austin. Developed in partnership with the UT Center for Community Engagement, UT Moody College of Communications Honors Program, Cortez Consulting, Colony Park Neighborhood Association, and the Daily Texan, this project engages… read more
The 2021 Tower Awards were held on Wednesday, April 28th on Zoom, making it the first ever virtual Tower Awards ceremony. Since 1992, the Tower Awards have been presented annually to honor excellence in community service among UT students, faculty, and staff, as well as organizations in the community who… read more
Join Stephanie Lang & Jacki Hecht this Thursday, March 4th from 9:30-10:00am on KAZI for the ZUMBI Radio Show! Our guest this month, Jacki Hecht, has a masters’ degree in Oncology Nursing and is the Managing Director of the AMEN program at the UT Austin School of Nursing. In… read more
The LatinX/Hispanic community in Austin has been disproportionately affected by the pandemic of COVID-19. Many have lost their jobs, reliable sources of income, faced housing and food insecurities, and are battling mental health issues. What is even more, the Latinx/Hispanic community is facing higher hospitalization rates, vaccination shortages, and higher… read more
Register Today! Austin-area residents are invited to participate in The Community Classroom: A Space for Learning and Advocacy, which offers low-cost courses designed to equip participants with the advocacy skills they need to make a positive difference in their neighborhoods. Developed by UT Austin’s Center for Community Engagement, the classes… read more