A Successful Texas Conference on Civic Life


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The Texas Conference on Civic Life is a nonpartisan conference introduced participants to hands-on approaches for increasing civic engagement.

The conference was held November 9 in Austin at UT's Belo Center for New Media and sponsored by university's Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life (ACI). The conference addressed citizen participation and public benefit in the digital age in Texas.


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