The Other Ones Foundation: Creating Community

As we prepare for Thanksgiving, we give thought to those who may be cut off from family during the holidays, people experiencing homelessness: The Other Ones. The folks at The Other Ones Foundation (or TOOF) think about

Treefolks Crown Tree of the Year!

The Austin-based non-profit Treefolks plants trees, gives away trees and teaches people all about the care of trees here in Central Texas. And this weekend they are bringing back the Austin Tree of the Year Awards. Kevin

Christmas come early to the Caswell House

The Austin Junior Forum is a non-profit organization that raises money to support a number of other organizations, particularly those that help women, children and the elderly. Their biggest event of the year – Christmas at the

HAAM: Helping to keep Austin Music alive and well

The Health Alliance for Austin Musicians strives to provide access to affordable healthcare to working musicians within a 50-mile radius of Austin. Kevin Connor catches up with HAAM VP Rikki Hardy about the challenges for musicians in

Austin Water: Restrictions, Mindfulness and a 100 Year Plan

With this extreme pre-Summer heat comes a great demand for water. But with lake levels lowering, Austin Water has entered into Stage 1 water use restrictions. Kevin Connor talks with Kevin Critendon, Austin Water’s Assistant Director for

Austin’s Plan for Climate Change

On the Regional Report for Earth Week, Kevin Connor talks with Zach Baumer, Climate Program Manager for the City of Austin’s Office of Sustainability, about the city’s Climate Equity Plan.  The plan includes the  goal of equitably