| April 22, 2018
The West Side Historical Society – in partnership with Ald. Jason Ervin, AustinTalks and other partners – will host this year’s Juneteenth festival and parade for peace June 22-24 in Garfield Park. Vendors are invited to contact organizers; VIP passes are also available.
| September 8, 2017
The event – which will be held from 12 to 4 p.m. at Austin Town Hall, 5610 W. Lake St. – will feature art and peace making workshops, performances, free food and refreshments.
| August 31, 2017
The event will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 2 at Douglass High School, 543 N. Waller Ave.
| August 22, 2017
Will you organize a group? Join state Rep. La Shawn Ford and other community leaders 5:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at St. Martin De Porres Church.
| August 18, 2017
Registration starts at 9 a.m., then the biking begins at 10 a.m. There will be music and snacks before the ride, which sets out from BUILD’s headquarters at 5100 W. Harrison St.
| June 22, 2016
Young and old are encouraged to unite against violence and crime by joining forces tonight, June 22nd from 6 to 7 p.m. – and on Wednesdays throughout July.
| November 25, 2015
Elected officials hope peace and calm will continue as more people view the shooting footage.
| September 3, 2015
The theater group Collaboraction performed its “Crime Scene: Breathe Life” play recently at Austin Town Hall.
| July 20, 2015
More than 100 attended the July 18 street party outside Westside Health Authority’s offices.
| July 19, 2015
Members of several Austin churches have been gathering at intersections throughout the neighborhood this summer to pray for an end to the violence.