Guest speaker Beth Stevens, Texas Civil Rights Project
Beth Stevens is the Voting Rights Director for the Texas Civil Rights Project. Her mission is targeting the systemic barriers which exclude millions of people from exercising their constitutional right to vote. Texas Civil Rights Project uses legal advocacy to empower Texas communities and create policy change. In its twenty-six year history, the Texas Civil Rights Project has brought thousands of strategic lawsuits to protect and expand voting rights, challenge the injustices in our broken criminal justice system, and advance racial and economic justice.
Our Sunday Ethical Education For Kids (SEEK) will be in session, from 10:30 until noon, the same time as our meeting.
Harvey Relief: The Society is actively asking everyone to bring nonperishable food or cash for the Central Texas Food Bank in response to the demands placed on the system by Hurricane Harvey.
5604 Manor Road
10:00 am – Coffee and conversation
10:30 am – Program begins
ESA Statement of Purpose
The Ethical Society of Austin is a humanistic organization inspired by the ideal that the supreme aim of human life is working to create a more humane society. Our faith is in the responsibility and capacity of human beings to act in their personal relationships and in the larger community to help create a better world. Our commitment is to the worth and dignity of the individual, and to treating each human being so as to bring out the best in him or her. Members join together to assist each other in developing ethical ideas and ideals…to celebrate life’s joys and support each other through life’s crises…to work together to improve our world and the world of our children.