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Cultivating Civic Leaders

 

Founded in 2000, the Institute focuses on educating, inspiring, and connecting the next generation of Texas civic leaders.

See the Annette Strauss Institute at Work


Discover how the Institute is educating, inspiring, and connecting the next generation of Texas civic leaders.

10,682

Collegiate and Young Professionals Served

11,216

Speak Up Speak Out Students Served

$292,344

Given in 2021

Upcoming Events


  • TX Votes 1st Meeting
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    TX Votes, sponsored by the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life, is a non-partisan, non-advocacy student organization dedicated to voter registration, education, and outreach. Join us for nachos, tote bag decorating, and to learn more about what we do.

  • Students @ the Fest
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    Students @ the Fest is the New Politics Forum’s unique student experience at the Texas Tribune Festival, a three-day event of debate and dialogue with Texas politicians, journalists, and active politicos.

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The Annette Strauss Institute works with the next generation of Texas civic leaders to:

  • Hone their civic and political skills
  • Inspire their careers by connecting them to Texas political and civic leaders who are making a difference
  • Develop a network of diverse student leaders from across the state
  • Your support makes our work possible, donate today!

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Contact Info

2504 A Whitis Avenue (R2000)
Austin, TX 78712
512-471-1959
strauss.institute@austin.utexas.edu