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November is Hunger and Homelessness Month

November is Hunger and Homelessness Month

NOVEMBER IS HUNGER & HOMELESSNESS AWARENESS MONTH

It is fitting to bring greater awareness to the issues of hunger and homelessness during this time of year, as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, so Americans recognize the scarcity of food and housing that exists for so many in our communities. During this month, people address the issues of food and housing insecurity through education, service, and advocacy events because so many are unaware of just how much these problems really impact the people around them.

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Get Stress Relief with Art Therapy in Austin, TX

art therapy austin tx

Experiencing art is vital for everyone; there is great value in it. With art therapy, Austin's own Art From The Streets makes available the experience of real life benefits to all, particularly the city's most marginalized residents. From painting in downtown Austin and through various hospitable resources and tools, AFTS art therapy sessions and open studios help serve as a form of self-care. Take your mind off of stressors in your life. Artistic expression and it's therapeutic effects often contributes to greater overall happiness and mental well-being. This is key, as stress is one of the world’s most ubiquitous negative health and wellness issues.

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Big Medium Presents the 20th Anniversary Austin Studio Tour

Austin studio tour

You are invited to celebrate 20 years of art in Austin during the 20th Anniversary Austin Studio Tour! This year, the Austin Studio Tour will be showcasing the work of 520 Austin-based artists and collaboratives, including Art From the Streets, a volunteer-run 501(c)(3) non-profit organization catering to the needs of homeless and at-risk artists.

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Things to Do in Austin: the 20th Annual Travis Heights Art Trail

Things to Do in Austin: the 20th Annual Travis Heights Art Trail

The capital of Texas, Austin is known for its eclectic vibe, with threads of industry, higher education, outdoor activity, and arts and culture making up the fabric of the city. Visitors from around the world flock to Austin all year round to experience all the city has to offer, side by side with locals. There are many things to do in Austin this November; for instance, the vibrant arts scene in Austin draws thousands of people to the Lone Star State every year, with everything from great art collections in world-class museums to art displays at street fairs and festivals.

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Art From the Streets to Present 30th Annual Art Show and Sale

Austin Art Show AFTS

Art From the Streets presents its 30th Annual Show Show and Sale and invites you to celebrate 30 years with them! One of the top art events in Austin to attend this fall, this Austin art show and sale was the first big event hosted by Art From the Streets at the end of its first year as a non-profit outreach program focused on the local homeless population.

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