Ready, Set, Start Blogging!

October 6, 2008 § Leave a comment

October 15th is Blog Action Day and we’re inviting you to join us.

On this day, Austin bloggers, podcasters and videocasters will devote 24 hours to capturing the face of poverty in Austin today, focusing on the personal story behind the facts of living in poverty.

Check out this video.

Did you know that 20% of our community live in what is considered poverty conditions – approximately 200,000 of Travis County residents are classified as “working poor” by the Texas Department of Human Services.  The estimates are that 41,000 children under the age of 18 in Travis County are confronted with food insecurity every day.

Join us on October 15th and share your perspective and thoughts on poverty in Austin – it’s your opportunity to change the conversation. To register your blog, click here. For more info, feel free to visit: Blog Action Day and Mobile Loaves and Fishes.


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