Help Chart A New Direction for A Sustainable Future in Austin

Join Public Citizen and dozens of Austin environmental groups in welcoming the newly inaugurated Austin City Council. In this time of economic and environmental crisis, we have an opportunity to reshape our future, now. Our community is coming together to make Austin a model of a sustainable city, and we want our elected officials to be leaders in this effort.

Welcome Austin’s New City Council in an Eco-Change Exchange this Thursday, June 25th from 5:30 – 9:00 PM at City Hall.

If You Care About:

• Healthy Food

• Clean Water

• Clean Energy and Reducing Carbon Emissions

• Landfill Expansions and Reducing Waste

• Alternatives to More Highways and Sprawl

• Participatory Democracy

• Climate Change

• Environmental Justice

Come on Thursday evening to learn, engage, and build momentum for making Austin the national environmental leader we ought to be!

Program for the Evening:

5:30 – 6:30 Sustainable Future Fair and Reception with new City Council Members. Enjoy some delicious local, organic food, learn about great work being done in Austin, and help create a vision for the sustainable future you want to see in Austin.

6:30 – 7:00 Opening Presentations: Building a Sustainable Future in Austin

7:00 – 8:00 Eco-Priorities Sessions: Breakout on Key Issue Areas

8:00 – 9:00 Charting Our Future including reflections from City Council Members.

Participating Groups so far include: Austin Eco-Network, Ecology Action, Central Texas Zero Waste Alliance, Public Citizen, Coal Block, Alliance of Community Trainers, Save Our Springs Alliance, Save Barton Creek Association, Texas Campaign for the Environment, Environment Texas, PODER, Austin Sierra Club, Solar Austin, PowerSmack.org, and Clean Water Action.

For more information, contact [email protected] or visit www.AustinEcoNetwork.org

If you plan to attend, please let us know by emailing [email protected]