Mon Oct 7 & Wed Oct 9, 2013 1pm - 2pm Letter Writing with United Way for Austin middle schoolers Where: LBJ School 2nd floor common area Host: GPAC Community Outreach Committee Come write letters of encouragement to Austin middle schoolers with United Way next week! No sign up required - just stop by for a minute to write a letter!
Mon Oct 7, 2013 12:15pm - 1:15pm Brownbag - International Internships Where: SRH 3.124 Host: GPAC Professional Development Committee Are you interested in an International or Federal Internship? This brown bag will feature 2nd year panelists who spent their summer abroad or in DC and will focus on what steps to take now if you would like to intern in either one of these places next summer.
Thu Oct 10, 2013 5:30pm - 7pm All Student Orgs Happy Hour Where: The Dog & Duck Pub (406 West 17th Street) Host: GPAC Student Life Committee GPAC Student Life will be hosting an All LBJ Student Orgs Happy Hour at The Dog & Duck Pub.
Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:15pm - 1:15pm Brown Bag Host: The Harvey Milk Society
Sat Oct 19, 2013 2pm - 5pm 1st-year vs. 2nd-year Field Day Where: LBJ Lawn Host: GPAC Student Life Committee It is time to represent your cohort in a medley of games & activities to decide which class has ultimate bragging rights for 2013-2014. Games & activities will include: egg spoon races, 3-legged races, water balloon toss, ladder golf, washers, and much more!
Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:15pm - 1:15pm SAHELI Brown Bag with PAACC and FPA Where: Wasserman Distance Education Room Host: GPAC Community Outreach Committee, PAACC, FPA SAHELI Brown Bag cohosted with PAACC and FPA. SAHELI (saheli-austin.org) provides assistance to Asian and other immigrant families dealing with domestic violence, sexual assault, and trafficking. Staff will be coming in to give LBJers an overview of their organization, their policy efforts, and to discuss the barriers their clients encounter as they seek help.
Fri Oct 25, 2013 October LBJ Liaison Potluck Picnic/Campfire Host: GPAC Student Life Committee
Tues Oct 29, 2013 12:15pm - 1:15pm 6th Annual UN of Food Where: LBJ Lobby Host: PAACC, Sponsored by: Dean's Office Tickets: $5 in advance, $7 at door Free admission if you bring a dish
Wed Oct 30, 2013 5:15pm The Baines Report Launch Party Where: LBJ Lobby Host: The Baines Report Refreshments and Hors d'oeuvres served
Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:15pm - 1:15pm Brown Bag Host: Women in Public Finance
Wed Oct 30, 2013 7:00pm Halloween Movie Night Where: LBJ Plaza Host: GPAC Student Life Committee Annual LBJ Halloween Movie Night! Come watch "Clue" and have some popcorn and Halloween candy. We encourage all attendees to dress up for our Halloween Costume Contest! Tasty prizes will be awarded to the two best costumes! Join us for a night of thrills, chills, and festivities you won’t want to miss.
Fri Nov 1, 2013 3pm - 5pm SAHELI volunteer event Host: GPAC Community Outreach Director Tie in all that you learned at Wednesday's brown bag discussion and come volunteer with PAACC, FPA, and GPAC Community Outreach!
Wed Nov 6, 2013 12:15pm - 1:15pm Brown Bag - Texas vs. the DOJ Host: CLASS Where: SRH 3.124 Speakers include Jeff Archer, the Chief Legislative Counsel with Texas Legislative Council, and Ann McGeehan, who served as Director of Elections in the Secretary of State's office from 1995-2011. The panel will discuss redistricting, voter ID, and Shelby County v. Holder, a landmark case regarding LBJ’s Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Wed Nov 13, 2013 12:15pm - 1:15pm Brown Bag - Diversity Workshop Host: AIAC & PAACC
Sat Nov 16, 2013 9am - 1pm Zavala Elementary Beautification Day with UT Service Scholars Where: Zavala Elementary School Host: GPAC Community Outreach Committee GPAC will be teaming up with the undergraduate UT Service Scholars to volunteer at Zavala Elementary School on Saturday, November 16th for one of their garden workdays.The school is located in East Austin, off of Robert Martinez and 4th St. and the event will take place from 9am-1pm. We will be reconditioning pathways, revamping compost bins, cleaning a fish pond, gardening, etc., so wear clothes you can get dirty! This is a great opportunity to help out the community and connect with undergraduate students who are interested in public affairs! If you are interested in , please sign up at: https://zavalavolunteerevent.eventbrite.com
Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:15pm - 1:15pm Brown Bag - Town Hall Host: AIAC