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Info & Tickets for June 22 Engage: Mayor Adler and Judge Eckhardt

Info & Tickets for June 22 Engage: Mayor Adler and Judge Eckhardt

Back by popular demand, our 2015-16 Engage Breakfast season closes with Austin Mayor Steve Adler and Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt. Last year, these two top community leaders shared their insight on city and county issues after only a few months in office. This year, they’ll share their wins, losses…

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Info & Tickets for June 8 Engage: The Power of the Citizen Voice

Info & Tickets for June 8 Engage: The Power of the Citizen Voice

People continue to grapple with the best ways to have their voices heard by decision makers.  We see different conversations convening during this heated presidential cycle, petitions used to call out community issues and a batch of new approaches to get attention. At our next breakfast,…

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Engage Recap: Mark McKinnon

Engage Recap: Mark McKinnon

By Elizabeth McGuire In the middle of a chaotic presidential campaign season, Leadership Austin alumni and community members had the chance to hear the perspective of someone very close to this year’s race. At the Engage Breakfast on May 24, Mark McKinnon, seasoned political advisor,…

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Info & Tickets for May Engage: Mark McKinnon

Info & Tickets for May Engage: Mark McKinnon

Leadership Austin is hosting a candid conversation with one of the most respected political strategists in the country.  Austin’s own, Mark McKinnon, comes to Engage Breakfast fresh off his hit documentary series, The Circus on Showtime, where he captured incredible behind the scenes moments with all…

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Info & Tickets for April Engage: Recruitment and Radicalization in America

Info & Tickets for April Engage: Recruitment and Radicalization in America

Join us for the next Engage Breakfast on Thursday, April 7th to discuss recruitment and radicalization in America. Recent attacks remind us that terrorism can happen anywhere and anytime with terrorist organizations becoming very sophisticated in their recruiting. Leadership Austin and Anti-Defamation League of Austin…

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Info & Tickets for March Engage: Neighborhoods & Growth

Info & Tickets for March Engage: Neighborhoods & Growth

Density, short term rentals and affordability are just a few of the issues bubbling up as neighborhoods work to balance the personality of their communities with the changes that come from rapid growth.  At our March Engage breakfast, we are bringing together thought leaders to…

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Info & Tickets for Feb Engage: Faith and Religion in Community Conversations

Info & Tickets for Feb Engage: Faith and Religion in Community Conversations

In Austin and across America, the question of what role faith and religion play in community discussions is quickly becoming a dividing line. The Washington Post reports that 49 percent of Americans say churches and other houses of worship “should express their views on day-to-day…

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Info & Tickets for Dec Engage Breakfast: Austin Music Scene

Info & Tickets for Dec Engage Breakfast: Austin Music Scene

The music “scene” here in the Live Music Capital of the World is evolving. The singer-songwriters who put us on the map struggle because the cost of living in Austin keeps rising and the number of smaller, local venues is dropping. We’ll take a deep dive…

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