On Sept. 12, 2015, approximately 500 people participated in an open discussion of the challenges and opportunities we have “facing East.”

More than 1,900 comments were collected on from participants about their personal experiences, resources and various quality of life issues within their community. 

Comment Transcriptions

During the Sept. 12, 2015, Spirit of East Austin launch event the City of Austin facilitated community discussions in 12 subject areas. Community members were asked:

  • What community resources do we have?
  • What community resources are we missing?
  • What’s one thing you could have to improve the quality of life?
  • What’s one thing I can do to make a difference?

City staff photgraphed every stickie note comment, then transcribed them for reference. Visit https://spiritofeastaustin.bloomfire.com to see the pictures of comments, and below are the transcribed notes from those discussions:

Comments Photos

View the photos of the comments written down during the event.

Commitment Pledges

During the Sept. 12, 2015, Spirit of East Austin launch event participants filled out “I commit to…” and “Me comprometo a…” statements to pledge to keep the conversation going and stay engaged.

Following are the statements from those cards:

Event Exit Survey

More than 200 participants filled out an exit survey at the Sept. 12 event.

Here are the results of the survey:

Project Inventory

The Spirit of East Austin Team has identified more than 200 projects that could impact the East Austin Crescent. This list includes project titles with brief descriptions.