LBJ Library and Travis County Tax Office Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act with Voter Registration Drive
The LBJ Presidential Library and the Travis County Tax Office will partner to host a voter registration drive on Thursday, August 6th – 50 years to the day after President Lyndon Johnson signed the historic Voting Rights Act, one of the most impactful laws in this country. The drive will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.
LBJ School Professor and RGK Center Senior Fellow Francie Ostrower is the recipient of a $3.5 million grant from The Wallace Foundation to study how performing arts organizations can develop approaches to attracting new audiences with the aim of generating useful lessons for arts organizations across the nation. The study will be administered by the LBJ School through its RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service.
Seton Healthcare Family and The University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs have announced the funding of seven new health care research studies aimed at resolving critical health and health care services delivery problems in Central Texas.
During the summer months, students of The LBJ School participate in internships across the world and record their experiences working in all areas of policy and advancing LBJ’s vision of a “Get It Done” generation.