Advance Austin 2018

Advance Austin 2018

We’re  excited to be partnering with Glasshouse Policy and the Austin Tech Alliance for the second cohort of Advance Austin!

The Advance Austin program will equip you with tools to substantively engage with others and to be an effective advocate in today’s political climate. Stressing civility and amicability in the policymaking process, Advance Austin aims to train participants to tackle the policy challenges of the 21st-century.

The Advance Austin program is a nonpartisan course designed to teach you essential skills for being successful in the political world. We welcome members of all political stripes to respectfully contemplate, debate and learn critical engagement skills so you can help impact your community.

Application Deadline:  Sunday, February 25, 2018

If you are interested in participating in the April 2018 cohort, apply here.

Course Dates
  • Monday, April 25:00–9:00 pm – Introduction Session
  • Monday, April 95:00–9:00 pm – Session 1: Innovating Citizenship–Democracy in the 21st Century
  • Saturday,  April 149:00 am  4:00 pm – Practicum 1
  • MondayApril 165:00–9:00 pm – Session 2: Responsive Policy Making for the New Millenium
  • Monday, April 235:00–9:00 pm – Session 3: Writing and Passing Law
  • Saturday,  April 289:00 am  4:00 pm – Practicum 2
  • MondayApril 305:00–9:00pm – Session 4: Big Picture