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? Join the Tejano Genealogy of Austin for a special presentation by esteemed civil rights activist Martha P. Cotera on Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Black Box Theater at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. Cotera, who is part of a local task force working to establish a museum and heritage institute, will present "Sharing the Dream: World Class Museum/Heritage Institute at Palm School/Park Sites."
?️ Want to help register folks to vote? HABLA Y VOTA will have a voter registration drive at Joe’s Bakery every Thursday in August. If you’re interested in volunteering, email HABLAyVOTA@gmail.com.
? Did you receive your free mail-order COVID-19 test kits yet? A third round is now available to the public. Locally, you can pick up free rapid antigen tests at Austin Public Health’s testing site – Metz Elementary (84 Robert T. Martinez Jr. St.) Tuesdays-Saturdays 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
? Jolt Action, an organization that mobilizes young Latino voters, will host a benefit concert Aug. 6 at Sagebrush featuring music by Sir Woman, Kalu James, David Ramirez and more. Tickets here.