Building a culture of civic engagement

Our Mission

To promote civic engagement in Austin’s tech sector by:

the tech grassroots on policy issues that impact them
for using tech as a tool to help solve civic challenges
the tech community to speak up, participate and vote
Austin Tech Alliance is a member-supported nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit building a culture of civic engagement in Austin’s tech sector.

Together, we can focus on helping every person in tech cast an informed vote and use tech as a tool to tackle our community’s most pressing challenges.

Here's a little more about our programs: is a civic education platform launched by Austin Tech Alliance and Leadership Austin that helps Central Texans cast a more informed vote.

Austin Tech Alliance’s policy and advocacy focus supports using technology as a tool to help address civic challenges. With an emphasis on the local and state levels, we also promote tech-forward policies.

Paper Census is a collaboration between Austin Tech Alliance and the City of Austin to identify paper-based processes that are a hassle for Austin residents and then research, design, and deliver digital prototypes.

Lend a Hand ATX was created by as a platform to help skilled tech volunteers and those in need make critical community connections during the COVID-19 crisis.

What's New?


ATA has compiled a list of best practices, resources and business resources for members of the community and the public during stay at home orders.

2020 Census

How ATA is involved:

ATA sits on the Austin-Travis County Complete Count Census Committee. This group is tasked with increasing awareness and motivation to respond to the 2020 Census. 


Learn more about the Census, and why it’s important for our community. 


Vincent Cacciatore, one of ATA’s summer interns offers an op-ed on his first voting experience. 

“On February 27th 2020, I did one of the most exciting things I’d do all year: vote. Even before all my future plans were cancelled and replaced with infinite Zoom calls, I knew my first time voting would be a memorable moment.”

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