For America’s political system to function properly, public policy should demonstrate a constructive balance between private interest and the public good. Our desire to communicate this knowledge and its practical applications led to the development of the ACC Center for Public Policy & Political Studies (CPPPS). The CPPPS, a nonpartisan and externally funded 501(c)(3), is the first of its kind to be established at a community college. It follows ACC’s path of responsiveness to Central Texas
The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.