Topic: Civic Participation

Young Texans Gather to Explore Causes and Solutions for Low Civic Engagement

Sept. 20, 2012

The Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life, KLRU-TV, Austin PBS and KUT News 90.5 are hosting an interactive dialogue among young Texans those who are engaged and those who aren't about the causes of low civic participation in Central Texas and how to boost it.

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Dallas Teens Speak Out on Community Issues; Leaders Listen, May 18

May 12, 2011

Event: Media are invited to cover students from Dallas, Duncanville and Garland high schools gathering for the first Dallas Speak Up!

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Howard Dean Keynotes Mid-Term Election Debrief Conference for Youth Interested in Politics

Oct. 29, 2010

Former presidential candidate and Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean, will keynote the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Participation's New Politics Forum Election Debrief Conference, on Nov. 12 at the Texas State Capitol.

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Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Participation Marks a Decade of Creating More Voters, Better Citizens

Sept. 20, 2010

The Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Participation at The University of Texas at Austin is marking 10 years of creating more voters and better citizens through education, engagement and research programs.

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Texas High School Students Offer Solutions to Community Problems at Civics Fair

June 2, 2009

Students from El Paso's Horizon High School offered solutions to the problem of teen pregnancy to win first place in the sixth annual Speak Up! Speak Out! civics fair hosted by the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Participation at The University of Texas at Austin.

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