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Center for Public Policy & Political Studies
Austin Community College
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd., Rm 414.3
Austin, Texas 78752-4390
Director, Peck Young
512.223.7069; Fax: 512.223.7210
cppps@austincc.edu

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2014-2015 Events

Veteran's Day Celebration
November 11th, from 6:00-8:00pm; dinner will be served beginning at 5:30pm.
Eastview Campus, Room 8500

ACC student veterans gather together with other veterans and members of the ACC community from faculty, staff, and administration to 1) honor veterans in the community of Austin and the surrounding area, and student veterans at ACC, 2) encourage and inspire student veterans at ACC to continue in their pursuit of higher education, and 3) provide a great networking opportunity for veterans and students at ACC.

RSVP at http://goo.gl/ziAIH4 | Event flier (PDF)

ACC Constitution Debate Day Celebration
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX (map)

ACC's Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS), its Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, their Center for Student Political Studies Group, and the Student Government Association invite ACC students to examine their knowledge and beliefs about the U.S. Constitution, and to reflect on the state of their rights in today's politically-charged climate.

This event is free and open to the public.

Co-host of the program is the City of Austin, with honorary Chairman Councilmember Mike Martinez; co-sponsored by The American Board of Trial Advocates.

Register Here: http://goo.gl/v5cNO

 

Celebrate Diez y Seis de Septiembre at ACC
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Noon–1 p.m.
ACC Riverside Campus | Event flier

The Honorable Gonzalo Barrientos and ACC invite you to celebrate de Septiembre 2014earn the meaning of el Diez y Seis from historians. Sample tasty traditional dishes. Enjoy the rhythmic steps of Roy Lozano's Ballet Folklórico, plus musical entertainment* from Johnny Degollado y su Conjunto, and Boca Abajo.
*Subject to change

Those needing a sign language interpreter or other accommodations, can contact Interpreter Services at interpservices@austincc.edu or 223-6155, at least 48 hours in advance.

Free and open to the public

Presented by the ACC Center for Public Policy & Political Studies, the Latino/Latin American Studies Center, and the Center for Student Political Studies club.

2013-2014 Events

Women in Politics Symposium
Topic: Equal Pay for Equal Work

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Eastview Campus, Room 8500
6:00-8:15 p.m. | Event flier

Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn from and question local political leaders on one of the most important issues of our time. Learn how to get more involved your self.

  • Rep. Dawnna Dukes, Texas House of Representatives
  • Rep. Mary Gonzalez, Texas House of Representatives
  • Dr. Betty Hwang, Austin Community College Board of Trustees, Place 8
  • Linda Young, President, National Women's Political Caucus

This event is free and open to the public. Food will be provided.

Questions? Please contact Maxine Kaplan at mkaplan@austincc.edu or 512-223-7050.

Students needing a sign language interpreter or other accommodations, please contact John Aintablian at aint@austincc.edu at least 48 hours in advance.

Texas Independence Day, A Multicultural Celebration!
Monday, March 4, 2013
Eastview Campus, Room 8500
5:00-8:00 pm | PDF event flier

ACC students, faculty, and staff will enjoy music, traditional food, and be able to gain a greater understanding and appreciation of Texas Independence Day, and the role that many peoples played.

Questions? Please go to austincc.edu/cppps, or contact Maxine Kaplan at mkaplan@austincc.edu or 512.223.7050.

Honoring the Service: Veterans Reading
Monday, November 11, 7:00 p.m.
Rio Grande Campus Gallery Theater
(event flier)

Join us for an evening of works written and presented by ACC veterans and Poet, Editor & Writer, Christine Leche.

ACC students needing a sign language interpreter or other accommodations, please contact John Aintablian at least 48 hours in advance at aint@austincc.edu.

This free event is open to the public. Sponsored by ACC's Arts & Humanities Division, Center for for Public & Political Studies, Creative Writing, and the Veterans Affairs Department.

Celebrate Diez y Seis de Septiembre
The Honorable Gonzalo Barrientos and ACC invite you to celebrate
Monday, September 16, 2013
12:00-1:00 p.m.
ACC Riverside Campus | Event flier

The Honorable Gonzalo Barrientos and ACC invite you to celebrate Diez y Seis the Septiembre at the Riverside Campus, September 16, 2013.

Learn the meaning of el Diez y Seis from historians. Sample tasty traditional dishes. Enjoy the rhythmic steps of Roy Lozano's Ballet Folklórico, plus musical entertainment from Johnny Degollado y su Conjunto, and Boca Abajo.

Free and open to the public .

Those needing a sign language interpreter or other accommodations, please contact Interpreter Services at interpservices@austincc.eduor 512.223.6155, at least 48 hours in advance.

Presented by the ACC Center for Public Policy & Political Studies, the Latino/Latin American Studies Center, the Office of Student Success, Student Life, and the Center for Student Political Studies club.

Questions? 512.223.7050 or mkaplan@austincc.edu

ACC Constitution Debate Day Celebration
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
5:30-8:30 p.m.
Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX (map) | Event flier

ACC's Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS), its Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, their Center for Student Political Studies Group, and the Student Government Association invite ACC students to examine their knowledge and beliefs about the U.S. Constitution, and to reflect on the state of their rights in today's politically-charged climate.

This event is free and open to the public.

Co-host of the program is the City of Austin, with honorary Chairman Councilmember Mike Martinez; co-sponsored by The American Board of Trial Advocates.

Register Here: http://goo.gl/v5cNO

ACC students needing a sign language interpreter or other accommodations, please contact John Aintablian at aint@austincc.edu at least 48 hours in advance.

Questions? 512.223.7050 or mkaplan@austincc.edu

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