ATX Together

Bringing diverse, vital voices together to seek solutions on issues that matter to our community.

ATX Together: Food Insecurity

ATX Together: Food Insecurity

Original airdate: 11/19/20
Central Texans are facing food insecurity, some for the first time in their lives.

ATX Together: The Female Recession

ATX Together: The Female Recession

Original airdate: 11/04/20
Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, LBJ School of Public Affairs, Cathy McHorse of United Way and Dr. Jereka Thomas-Hockaday of Central Texas Allied Health Institute look at the challenges facing women and real solutions that could help turn around this "she-cession."

ATX Together: Police Defunding

ATX Together: Police Defunding

Original airdate: 10/22/20
The term "police defunding" is the issue sparking the deepest political divides in Texas and across the country. What does it really mean? Austin Mayor Steve Adler and Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo discuss the politics of public safety and if there is common ground to re-imagine policing. *Contributor essay and resource links inside

ATX Together: Education Inequities

ATX Together: Education Inequities

Original airdate: 10/08/20
How can we ensure every child has equal access to educational opportunities and support so they can succeed, especially as the coronavirus pandemic has amplified educational inequities? ATX Together explores the challenges and barriers many students face and ways to embrace and enrich the unique talents and interests of all students. *Contributor essay and resource links inside

ATX Together Community Resilience September 1 2020

ATX Together: Community Resilience

Original Air Date: 9/10/20
Local leaders, Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette and Ruben Cantu, join host Judy Maggio to discuss ways we can all make Greater Austin a more equitable, resilient community. *Contributor essay and resource links inside

ATX Together Confronting Racism

ATX Together: Confronting Racism

Original airdate: 6/11/20
What practical actions you can take in your everyday life to fight racism? Chas Moore, founder of the Austin Justice Coalition, Meme Styles, founder and president of MEASURE, and Simone Talma Flowers, executive director of Interfaith Action of Central Texas discuss the issue. *Resource links inside

ATX Together: Disability and Employment

ATX Together: Disability and Employment

Original airdate: 10/3/19
In dialogue with the audience, this special ATX Together focuses on the employment challenges and successes of people in Austin who have disabilities. *Resource links inside

ATX Together Mayoral Forum 2018

ATX Together: Austin Mayoral Forum 2018

Original airdate: 10/19/18
Judy Maggio and veteran journalist Alberta Phillips moderate the debate among candidates running for Austin's mayor in the 2018 election.

Judy Maggio and Austin Police Chief Brian Manley

ATX Together: Choosing Our Next Chief

Original airdate: 5/21/18
Austin residents pose questions to Brian Manley who is being considered for the role of Chief of the Austin Police Department. Moderated by Judy Maggio and taped in front of a studio audience.

Judy Maggio speaks to a group of Vietnam veterans and their families.

ATX Together: Lessons from Vietnam

Original airdate: 9/20/17
Using the experiences and issues of the Vietnam War, teens and Boomers discuss the role of citizenship and service both then and now.

Host Judy Maggio speaks to a studio audience

ATX Together: The Talk

Original airdate: 5/5/2017
Generations of black parents have had "The Talk" with their children about how to survive interactions with police but shouldn’t that conversation about race and police relations be happening throughout our community?

ATX Together: Civic Summit

ATX Together: Civic Summit

Original airdate: 7/11/16
Are you concerned about civil rights issues facing our nation and our community? Are you asking yourself “what can I do?” KLRU issued a challenge for citizens and leaders to come together to identify positive ideas and offer commitments to make an impact on our community.

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