Conversation Corps engages the people of Austin in meaningful civic dialogue focused on public issues, hosted by community hosts across the entire city. Conversation Corps is a partnership between the City of Austin, Austin ISD, Capital Metro and Travis County administered by Leadership Austin.

Conversation Corps gives the community the opportunity to participate in important conversations about issues affecting our community. Each month there will be a conversation topic in different parts of town, led by a volunteer host to ensure that all voices are heard.

Past topics:

  • Budget
  • Mobility
  • Affordability
  • Workforce Development
  • Arts & Creativity
  • Community Engagement
  • Water Conversation & Sustainability

Check out these videos to learn more about Conversation Corps.

Conversation Corps at AISD

UpClose TV Interview with Celso Baez and Julie Smith


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