Austin/Travis County, TX Focus
To find events in the Austin/Travis County area, go to the Travis County Democratic Party Calendar
The Austin branch of the NAACP has been a part of the association’s long and storied tradition since 1915 and has waged historic fights against racial injustice in Travis County. Beginning with protest against the lynching of blacks in the early part of the 19th century; rightful battle for school desegregation of the 1980’s; the public protest of police brutality of 2002-2004 the local branch has continued the work of the association
1704 E. 12th Street
Austin, Texas 78702
Austin Hispanic Women's Network of Texas:
The Hispanic Women's Network of Texas (HWNT) is a state-wide organization of individuals from diverse backgrounds who are committed to promoting the participation of Hispanic women in public, corporate and civic arenas. HWNT seeks to advance the educational, cultural, social, legal and economic well-being of all women through a broader awareness of their role in society, business and family. Members strive to celebrate the positive image and values of the Hispanic culture.
P.O. Box 1356
Austin, TX 78767-1356
Americans United for Separation of Church and State
We come from all 50 states and a wide variety of religious, political and philosophical backgrounds. We are dedicated to preserving the constitutional principle of church-state separation as the only way to ensure religious freedom for all Americans.
PO Box 66522 Austin, Texas 78766
Austin Immigrant Rights Coalition
The Austin Immigrant Rights Coalition is a membership-based coalition of immigrants, allies, and organizations that promotes human rights and dignity, and social and economic justice for immigrants through community organizing, policy advocacy, and public education.
Click here to find out what they do.
Click here to get involved.
HISPANICS IN AUSTIN:
This is a blog for Hispanic and Latino-Friendly folks in Austin, TX who want to deep dive into the Hispanic Austinite Experience.
Juan Castillo blogs on Latino news, happenings, culture and more.
AUSTIN DEMOCRATIC CLUBS:
Capital Area Progressive Democrats
First Tuesday of the month, 5:30P
AFL-CIO, 1106 Lavaca
Contact: John Lipscombe or 512.826.5517
Capital City Young Democrats
First Wednesday of the month, 6:00P
Carver Library, 1161 Angelina
Contact: Ben Simnacher or tel. 512.576.1679
Texas Environmental Democrats
Third Tuesdays, 7P-8:30P
Vinny’s Italian Cafe, 1003 Barton Springs Rd.
Contact: Kedron Touvell or 512.680.5998
Every Wednesday during the Fall and Spring semesters, 8P
Mezes 1.306 on the UT Campus
Austin Tejano Democrats
Meet Second Wednesday of the month, 5:30P
Casa Garcia’s Restaurant, 1000 S. Lamar
Contact: Fred Cantu or 512.698.4805
Black Austin Democrats
Third Thursday of the month, 6P
Carver Library, 1611 Angelina
Contact: Natomi Austin
Capital Area Asian American Democrats
First Tuesday of the Month, 6:30P Eat, Drink, Socialize, 7:00P Meeting
First Chinese BBQ Restaurant, 10901 N Lamar Blvd.
Contact: Ramey Ko or 512.577.5729
Latinos for Texas
Third Tuesday of the month, 7:00 – 8:30P
Contact: Crystal Viagran
Capital Area Democratic Women
Second Thursday of the month, 11:30A networking, 12:00P lunch
Nuevo Leon Restaurant, 1501 E. 6th St.
Contact: Jean Warneke or 512.217.4814
First Tuesday of the month, 7:30P
The Red House 1917 Manor Rd. (MAP)
Contact: Rich Bailey or 512.771.3538
Circle C Area Democrats
Second Monday of the month, 6:15P
Contact: Ed Scruggs or Leslie Westo
Lake Travis Democrats
Second Tuesday of the month, 6:30P
Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek Rd.
Contact: Judy Donohue or 512.531.9804
North by Northwest Democrats
Third Monday of the month, 6P
Sherlocks, 9012 Research Blvd
Contact: Jack Sigman or 512.796.7245
Northeast Travis County Democrats
Last Tuesday of the month, 6:30 Meet and Greet; 7:00 p.m. Meeting starts
Travis County Community Center in Pflugerville, 15822 Foothill Farms Loop
Contact: Dave Taylor or 844-1300
South Austin Democrats
Second Tuesday of the month, 5:30P Eat and socialize, 6P Program
Casa Garcia’s Restaurant, 1000 S. Lamar
Contact: Richard Arriola or 512.547.0556
Southwest Austin Democrats
Third Wednesday of the month, 6:30P Social; 6:45P Program
Will Hampton Public Library, 5125 Convict Hill Rd.
Contact: Albert Gonzales or 512.280.4900
West Austin Democrats
Second Wednesday of the month, 7P
Howson Branch Library, 2500 Exposition Blvd
Contact: Janet Hamilton or 512.469.9894
YellerDawg / Saturday Sages Democrats
Every Saturday, 11A
Tres Amigos Restaurant, 1801 S. Capitol of Texas Hwy (MAP)
Contact: Bill McAfee
BIODIESEL IN AUSTIN AREA
Here are some biodiesel stations near Austin, TX. Biodiesel is less polluting and has a smaller carbon footprint than regular diesel, and is produced right here in the USA. Biodiesel can be used in almost any diesel engine. Up to B20 (a 20 percent blend) any diesel engine, whether car or 18 wheeler or whatever, can use it. Above B20 some older engines may have problems, but newer engines should be ok.
DieselGreen Fuels: 5217 Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702, 512-247-3835. Offers B20 (good for any diesel engine) and B100 (OK for newer diesel engines). Open 9-5.
El Sol Logistics: 1114 Regal Row, Austin, TX 78748, 512-563-8142. Offers B100 (OK for newer diesel engines). Open 9-5 M-F
Oaxacan Tamaleo: 1634 Hwy 71, Cedar Creek, TX 78612, 512-289-9262. Offers B100 (OK for newer diesel engines). CLOSED MONDAYS
Ecowise: 110 W. Elizabeth St. Austin, TX 78704, 512-326-4474. Offers B100 (OK for newer diesel engines). Open M-SU 10-7PM.