Why Bother?

Civic Summit: Your State Legislature, Your Voice

Civic Summit: Your State Legislature, Your Voice

Many voters assume their job is done on Election Day, but citizens need to stay engaged to hold elected leaders accountable. What does it take to get your voice heard in the Texas Legislature? 

Join us for a discussion with state legislators, community advocates, and the public about how to engage your representatives on issues you care about.

Tuesday, January 29
KLRU Studio 6A 
2504-B Whitis
Austin, TX 78703 

Doors at 7:00, taping begins promptly at 7:30p

Sponsored by the Strauss Institute for Civic LifeKLRU, and KUT, this event is part of Why Bother? Engaging Texans in Democracy Today, a news and public dialogue series intended to provoke a conversation among regular people about why Texas has one of the lowest rates of civic engagement in the world, and what we can do about it.