I wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could!” That common saying seems to apply perfectly to the circumstances that brought Lisa Thompson, PhD, co-host of the new local podcast, “Black Austin Matters.
If asked to imagine a conversation with Austin’s Assistant City Manager for Health & Environment, the Interim Director of Austin Public Health (APH) and the Director of the Austin Health Authority (AHA), you’d be forgiven for being completely wrong about what such a meeting might be like.
On the surface, what appears to be happening in East Austin…excuse me, the East End, looks like what is happening in cities across the United States. However, some things are brewing in the Capital City that other cities may want to take notice of.
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