UT researchers say that dogs outnumber children two to one in East Austin.
They also say this is proof of gentrification in the area.
Read more here.
The Original L.C. Anderson Alumni Association (OLCAAA) was established to be a focal point for unity, friendship, and social interaction among ex-students and faculty personnel who attended the Original L.C. Anderson High School between 1909 and 1971. During their “All School Reunion” which is held every three years, they identify “Community Trailblazers.”
The award recognizes individuals in the community who work to make a difference. This year, Austin NAACP Branch President Nelson Linder has been chosen as a recipient for the award. He will be honored on Saturday, June 16, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The location is the Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, located at 6000 Middle Fiskville Road.
When the people of Austin voted to give all parts of Austin a voice in city government for the first time in over 100 years, we did not vote to give up our right to require petition for a public vote on critical city issues. With CodeNext, we deserve to have that right honored. Click here to see the full article in the Statesman.
Austin NAACP Branch President Nelson Linder writes a letter to the editor of the Austin Chronicle to speak on the importance of representation for change. Click here to see the full article.
A group of community leaders held a forum to tackle gentrification in Austin and how proposed policies could make it even worse. Read about the forum in Austin's Spectrum News here.
For frequent updates, visit the Facebook page of Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder!