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August 2017 General Meeting

Hello Capital Area Progressive Democrats!

Please join us for our next club meeting on Tuesday, August 1 at 5:30pm.  We will meet at the AFL-CIO building located at 1106 Lavaca Street.  Here’s what to expect at our the next meeting:




June 2017 General Meeting

Hello Capital Area Progressive Democrats!

Please join us for our next club meeting on Tuesday, June 6 at 5:30pm.  We will meet at the AFL-CIO building located at 1106 Lavaca Street.  Here’s what to expect at our the next meeting:




May 2017 General Meeting

Hello Capital Area Progressive Democrats!

Please join us for our next club meeting on Tuesday, May 2 at 5:30pm.  We will meet at the AFL-CIO building located at 1106 Lavaca Street.  Here’s what to expect at our the next meeting:




CAPD support for Inside Books

CAPD 100 Dictionaries Challenge for Inside Books Project

Inside Books Project, an Austin non-profit, sends over 35,000 free books to prisoners in Texas every year.  Eva Gonzales is leading CAPD’s effort to partner with the Inside Books Project. 




March 2017 General Meeting

Hello Capital Area Progressive Democrats!

Please join us for our next club meeting on Tuesday, March 7 at 5:30pm.  We will meet at the AFL-CIO building located at 1106 Lavaca Street.  We’re fired up and you don’t want to miss this meeting!  Here are highlights for the next meeting:




CAPD Meeting Minutes – January 3, 2017

CAPD Meeting Minutes January 3




February 2017 General meeting

Please join us for our next club meeting on Tuesday, February 7 at 5:30pm.  We will meet at the AFL-CIO building located at 1106 Lavaca Street.  You don’t want to miss this meeting!  Here are highlights for the next meeting:




CAPD fired up for 2017

Fellow Capital Area Progressive Democrats –

Thank you for joining us last night at our first meeting of 2017. We had one of the best turnouts for a regular meeting in years. Thank you to everyone that joined us!

We had a robust conversation about our goals for 2017 and agreed to focus our progressive efforts on affordability, housing and racial justice. To that end, we’re starting 2017 with some great volunteer opportunities and programs:




Runoff Election and CAPD Holiday Happy Hour at Donn’s Depot, 5pm – 7pm

  • December 1, 2016
  • Events

Hello CAPD!  Congratulations to all of the CAPD-endorsed candidates that were elected into office.  Please don’t forget to vote in the Run Off Elections.  Early voting starts today, Dec. 1!  You can visit the Travis County Clerk’s Office for polling locations.

December 1 – 9 is Early Voting
December 13 – Run Off Election Day




CAPD Endorsements for November 2016 General Election

CAPD is proud to endorse the following candidates and issue for the November 2016 general election:

City of Austin Endorsements:
City of Austin Transportation Bond – Yes
Delia Garza
Greg Casar
Jimmy Flannigan
Leslie Pool
Alison Alter
AISD Endorsements:
Jayme Mathias
Ann Teich
David Quintanila
ACC Endorsements:
Sean Hassan
Thomas Miranda
Nora de Hoyos Comstock

Congratulations to the above candidates.  We are truly appreciative to all of the candidates for stepping up and running great campaigns.  At the end of the day we’re all Democrats and we will work together to make Austin and Travis County a better place for everyone!