Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Asian American Resource Center begins Phase 2 Improvements


Community asked to participate in survey and meeting 
The Austin Parks and Recreation and Public Works Departments are beginning the process of building a performing arts center as part of the Asian American Resource Center (AARC) Phase 2 facility expansion.

Community Survey
Community members are invited to participate in the process by sharing input through the Community Survey now through April 3. 

The survey is available in English, Arabic, Burmese (Myanmarese), Chinese (Simplified), Hindi, Korean, and Vietnamese.

Community Kickoff Meeting
In addition, the AARC will host an in-person community meeting to kickoff the process of identifying building requirements for the improvements.
Asian American Resource Center
8401 Cameron Road, Austin, TX 78753
Tuesday, March 29, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

During the meeting, the project team will share the community engagement process and ways that you can provide input. In addition, attendees can learn how to share this opportunity in their communities.

Learn more on the project webpage.

Interpreters for Vietnamese, Burmese (Myanmarese), and Korean will be available on March 29 at the community meeting. For additional language requests, community members can call Austin 3-1-1.

AARC Background
The Asian American Resource Center’s mission is to create a space of belonging and healing for Asian American communities in Austin and beyond. This is accomplished through community collaborations and partnerships; providing rental space; organizing cultural, educational and health wellness programs; and curating art and historical exhibitions. The AARC leads with their values and vision, so that diverse communities are supported and connected. The AARC opened in 2013. In 2019, the building expansion plan was adopted. The 2019 Plan along with additional community input will guide the Phase 2 Improvement Project. Learn more on the AARC webpage.

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