June 24, 2014: Candidates Forum on Racism in Austin

On Tuesday, June 24th 2014 candidates for Austin City Council met at the Windsor Park Library to listen to presentations and ask questions about race and racism in the Austin community. Presenters discussed the history, roots and future of disproportionality and what can be done by candidates and constituents to combat racism and conceive a better life for every person in Austin.

Power Point Presentations:

Anika Fassia: Politics and Race

Daniel Llanes: PODER East Side Story (Part 1)

Daniel Llanes: PODER East Side Story (Part 2)

Dr. Gordon: Outlier-The case of Austin’s Declining African American population-1

Lauren Ross: Infrastructure Justice

Tane Ward: Racism Issues in Austin


Council on Cultural Proficiency and Inclusiveness(PDF)

People’s Institute Anti-Racist Principles (PDF)

Race and Social Justice Initiative (PDF)

Texas Disproportionality(PDF)

Childrens Optimal Health Handout (PDF)