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Recommit to the Movement

Updated: Oct 28, 2023


AUTMHQ UPDATE

Hola and Hello, At Austin Urban Technology Movement (AUTMHQ), we don’t just talk about movement, we are the Movement, and we want you to be part of it. That means engaging you in the social, political, and economic components of the Movement. This week’s newsletter, and future newsletters to come, will be dedicated to highlighting ways you can get involved and stay engaged in AUTMHQ’s movement towards diversity, equity and inclusion in the technology industry. We all have a part to play and AUTMHQ is dedicated to plugging you in. One way we plug you in is by making tech events more accessible. For example, earlier this month AUTMHQ invited you to the Applied Intelligence Live conference, offering a discount code that allowed you to attend for FREE. Our Autmites made several connections and some of them even made the news! Another way to get plugged in to the Movement is to volunteer. If you would like to become an AUTMHQ volunteer, your timing is impeccable! There will be a volunteer meeting tonight (see newsletter for details) where you will learn about the many ways AUTMHQ volunteers can assist Autmites, whether that be through job placement, career development or building social capital. Can't make it tonight? No problem! Volunteer meetings happen monthly and you can sign up to volunteer using the link below.

As we approach Digital Inclusion Week (Oct. 2-7), AUTMHQ encourages you to recommit yourselves to our Movement towards diversity in tech, digital equity and inclusion. Check out the rest of our newsletter to see how you can get involved and help us make meaningful strides in the Austin Urban Technology Movement.

Sincerely,

The AUTMHQ Team



GET INVOLVED

AUTMHQ Volunteer Monthly Meeting | Tue. Sept. 26 | 5:30 -6:30 p.m. CT | Virtual

Learn how you can get involved with AUTMHQ as a volunteer. Already a volunteer? Learn about upcoming opportunities to stay engaged and share highlights from your time volunteering in the past month.


Broadband on the Ballot | Mon. Oct. 16 | 3 p.m. CT | Virtual

As we prepare for the upcoming November Election, AUTMHQ wants to make sure you are educated on Prop 8 as you head to the polls. Join Texas Rural Funders & United Ways of Texas for a virtual learning session on Prop 8 & ways you can take action on this important ballot initiative.

Regional Advisory Committee Public Comment on Education The U.S. Department of Education is collecting info on the education needs of our country. Below is an opportunity for you to share the importance of incorporating STEM into our education system.



TECH EVENTS

Coding Interview Mastery: Bring Your Computer!| Tue. Sept. 26 | 7-9 p.m. CT | Capital Factory Join Hispanic Hackers for a power-packed coding interview workshop! Are you eager to excel in technical interviews and land your dream job in the tech industry? Looking to refresh some old skills as a seasoned developer? Look no further! This Coding Interview Workshop is designed to equip you with the essential skills and strategies to conquer coding challenges with confidence.


Empowering Latinx Voices | Thu. Sept. 28 | 10 a.m. CT | Virtual Autodesk invites you to an electrifying event as they join hands with Latinas in Tech to present a one-of-a-kind experience that will leave you inspired, empowered, and ready to take on the tech world like never before. In the heart of Latinx Heritage Month, they are proud to showcase the remarkable contributions of Latinx professionals within the technology industry.


Latinas in Tech Day of Giving | Fri. Sep. 29 | 10 a.m. CT | Virtual Latinas in/Tech is raising $2,500 in donations to support the incredible Latinas pursuing careers in technology. These donations will empower them with educational opportunities, mentorship, and resources they need to thrive in this ever-evolving field.


The Technologies, Applications, and Future of 3D Printing | Tue. Oct. 3 | 6:15 p.m. CT | Virtual & In-person

Join the Austin Forum on Technology & Society for a dynamic exploration into the expansive world of 3D printing technologies. They are thrilled to host industry leaders from EOS, ICON, and Re:3D, who will illuminate the frontier of additive manufacturing.

Connect to Tech | Wed. Oct. 4 | 1-6 p.m. CT | Goodwill Community Center Join Goodwill Central Texas, Dell Technologies, & Austin Free-Net to explore internet access resources, skill building opportunities, and hangout in the Alienware Mobile Gaming Lounge! There will be snacks, raffles, and prizes for attendees.



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