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August Membership Meeting Cancelled

posted Aug 12, 2019, 11:02 AM by Rich Bailey

Due to the Austin Pride Festival and Parade the Stonewall Democrats of Austin will not be holding its monthly membership meeting this month. Our next scheduled meeting will be September 11th at the Carver Branch Library. Additional details to follow.

Austin Pride Festival and Parade - August 10

posted Aug 4, 2019, 7:14 PM by Rich Bailey

Join Stonewall Democrats of Austin, the Travis County Democratic Party and the Williamson County Democratic Party for a Boogie Wonderland (this year's theme) at the Austin Pride Festival and Parade on Saturday, August 10.

STEP 1: Get your rainbows and Pride gear ready! Show your support for the LGBTQIA community by purchasing your official TCDP Pride t-shirt. https://act.myngp.com/Forms/7689182281558525952

STEP 2: March with us! Our walking contingent will meet on San Jacinto Blvd. between 15th St & 11th St- i.e. the ‘staging location’ - at 7:30 PM. Look for the Stonewall and County Democratic Party banners. Please wear your Democratic gear or your TCDP Pride t-shirt to represent our Party!

VOLUNTEER! We need volunteers and voter deputy registrars to help register voters at the festival and at the parade and to help staff the booth at the festival. If you're interested in volunteering, email info@traviscountydemocrats.org.

For details about official Pride festivities visit austinpride.org.

July Membership Meeting - July 10

posted Jul 5, 2019, 5:28 PM by Rich Bailey   [ updated Jul 5, 2019, 5:33 PM ]

The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will hold its monthly membership meeting on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, beginning at 6:30pm. 

As we work to find a more permanent meeting location, we’re again meeting at the Twin Oaks Branch of the Austin Library, 1800 S 5th St, Austin, TX 78704.  

Our guest speaker will be Travis County Democratic Party Chair Dyana Limon-Mercado, who will talk about the TCDP Ambassador Program.

Agenda can be found here.

Also, we will not be meeting in August.

June Membership Meeting - June 12

posted Jun 4, 2019, 7:53 PM by Rich Bailey   [ updated Jun 4, 2019, 8:05 PM ]

The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will hold its monthly membership meeting on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, beginning at 6:30pm.

As we work to find a more permanent meeting location, we’re taking the road show south of the Colorado River this month to the Bouldin Creek neighborhood and the Twin Oaks Branch of the Austin Library, 1800 S 5th St, Austin, TX 78704. 

Our guest speaker will be Heidi Gerbracht, Board Member of Annie’s List.

Heidi will talk about what Annie’s List, the 2020 Texas Elections and how we can help flip the Texas House of Representatives.

The agenda can be found here.

May Membership Meeting - May 8

posted May 7, 2019, 1:45 PM by Rich Bailey

The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will hold its monthly membership meeting on May 8th at a new location: Carver Library 1161 Angelina St, Austin, TX 78702.

Our guest speaker will be Alicia Weigel, Intersex Activist, Austin Young Democrats Secretary, and recently appointed Austin Human Rights Commissioner.

- Alicia will discuss the "I" in L.G.B.T.Q.I.A.+ and how intersex rights are a key part of our equality movement.
- Danielle Skidmore will give a brief update of what's happening at the Texas Legislature.
- We'll discuss potential committees and future meeting topics.
- After we adjourn, let's head over to East Side Pies

Agenda will be posted shortly and can be found here:
https://sites.google.com/a/stonewal…/stonewallaustin/agendas

We hope to see you there.

April Membership Meeting - April 10

posted Apr 4, 2019, 4:30 PM by Rich Bailey

The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will hold its April monthly membership meeting on April 10th at the Cafe Mueller patio, located at the HEB (1801 E. 51st St, ATX 78723), beginning at 6:30 pm.

Our guest speaker will be Samantha Smoot, Interim Executive Director of Equality Texas. Samantha will talk about what's happening at the Texas Legislature.

We hope to see you there.

March Membership Meeting - March 13

posted Mar 9, 2019, 5:17 PM by Rich Bailey   [ updated Mar 9, 2019, 5:45 PM ]

The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will hold its March monthly membership meeting on Wednesday, March 13th at the Cafe Mueller patio, located at the HEB (1801 E. 51st St, ATX 78723), beginning at 6:30 pm. Due to SXSW this will be a short business meeting with the only items being the election of President and Treasurer and laying out proposed bylaw amendments and changes to the endorsement procedures which will be voted on at the April meeting.

February Membership Meeting - Guest Speaker: Cindy Flint

posted Feb 11, 2019, 1:23 PM by Rich Bailey

The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will hold it's February monthly membership meeting on February 13th at the Cafe Mueller patio, located at the HEB (1801 E. 51st St, ATX 78723), beginning at 6:30 pm.

Our guest speaker will be Cindy Flint, Executive Director of the Travis County Democratic Party. Cindy will talk about the TCDP's plans leading up to the 2020 Elections.

We hope to see you there.

January Membership Meeting - City Council Inauguration

posted Jan 5, 2019, 8:15 AM by Rich Bailey   [ updated Jan 5, 2019, 8:16 AM ]

The Stonewall Democrats of Austin will not be hosting our normally scheduled meeting on Wednesday, January 9th. Instead, we hope you will join us at the City of Austin's Inauguration for the Mayor and City Council on January 7th at 6PM at Austin City Hall (301 W. 2nd St).

Stonewall was proud to endorse the re-election of Mayor Steve Adler, the re-election of City Council Member Pio Renteria in District 3, and the election of Council Member-elect Natasha Harper-Madison in District 1 and Council Member-elect Paige Ellis in District 8. Please join Stonewall members at City Hall to congratulate these awesome progressive elected officials!

* We encourage you to arrive early to ensure parking and seating availability.

Here is the posted agenda: www.austintexas.gov/edims/document.cfm?id=312590

TCDP Holiday Parties - December 13

posted Dec 6, 2018, 10:11 AM by Rich Bailey

There will not be a December membership meeting. Instead we recommend attending one (or both) of the Travis County Democratic Party Holiday parties on December 13th. The South Party, co-hosted by South Austin Democrats and Tejano Democrats, will be at 5906 Old Fredericksburg Rd (ATX 78749) from 5 to 9 pm and the North Party, co-hosted by Lake Travis Democrats, will be at 1938 Lohmans Crossing (ATX 78734) from 6 to 9 pm.

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