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Viewpoint From the Editor-in-Chief

Damita Miller-Shanklin In the June issue, I spoke about this month being our entry into the summer. We all have been staying inside, working from home or being on the front line helping others in our community. We are now slowing emerging into the sunlight and watching our world moving once again. It’s a slow pace in my view, but moving just the same. June … Continue reading Viewpoint From the Editor-in-Chief

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There Will Be A Celebration of Juneteenth in Austin, Texas!!

There was a question as to whether Austin would have a Juneteenth celebration. We got the word May 28, there would be a celebration in Austin, Texas. The DJ Teddy Bear, who is a member of the Juneteenth committee, explained the celebration will take place on June 19 from 10am to 10pm at Rosewood Park located at 2300 Rosewood Avenue. If you are interested in … Continue reading There Will Be A Celebration of Juneteenth in Austin, Texas!!

EGBI Resources After The Storm

EGBI has created some resources that you may use as a entrepreneur for your business. If your business or home has suffered damages due to the winter storms, we have created a list of EGBI clients that have businesses that can be of service. Please click HERE.  Our team has created a blog that explains about the Winter Disaster Assistance available for your household and … Continue reading EGBI Resources After The Storm

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Project Connect Is On The Austin Ballot

To learn more about the Project Connect Transit plan, visit There are factors to consider before you vote at the polls are: The overall project of a new transit system The accessibility of connecting neighborhoods The environmental impact which include transitioning to zero emissions The economic advantages of having rail services as an option The anti-displacement measures to make sure residents and businesses are … Continue reading Project Connect Is On The Austin Ballot

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Updated COVID-19 Order For Travis County

Revised Orders are extended through December 15, 2020 to reduce the possibility of exposure to #COVID19. Information Provided by Austin Public Health On August 14, 2020, the City of Austin and Travis County took steps to prevent further spread of COVID-19 by extending the Stay Home, Mask and Otherwise Be Safe Order through December 15. Austin’s new Order extends existing requirements for face coverings, … Continue reading Updated COVID-19 Order For Travis County