Events and News

Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life

Upcoming Events


Houston Youth Voters Conference 

September 26 - November 7, 2020

We're excited to support this student civic initiative for a third year through the participation of our Texas Civic Ambassador's Carolyn Daly and Daphne Flores. The Houston Youth Voters Conference is a student-led, non-partisan, four-part civic education webinar series dedicated to empowering Houston youth. It is coordinated by a coalition of student leaders from Rice University, Texas Southern University, the University of Houston-Downtown, the University of Houston, and Houston Community College. Register here. 

Civic SaturdayPost-Election Processing 

November 7, 2020 at 11:00 AM CDT

The election happened. Now what? Join a live online event that will unpack the practical law behind election confirmations and discuss palpable steps to emotionally digest the aftermath. Refresh your civic spirit through community discussion, spoken word, and processing strategies. Use #civicTexas and #civicSaturday to share your experiences during the event.