About This Chapter
If you’re a liberty lover in Austin, Texas, you’re hardly alone! You have the chance to connect with a group of friendly, fun-loving, and passionate individuals. AF-Austin is a professional development network for those who believe in the power of personal liberty, entrepreneurship, and innovation–channeled through free markets–to promote positive social change.
AF-Austin: Liberty & Libations – Liquor Laws in the Lone Star State
Humans have been enjoying alcoholic beverages since 7000 BCE. While our processes and preferences have evolved, many of the regulations surrounding liquor production and sales are antiquated and unnecessary. Join...
AF-Austin: Powered Up – A Conversation on Energy & the Environment
Every day, there is a new headline detailing the world's imminent doom due to climate change. It seems, there is no agreement about the correct course to counteract climate change...
AF- Austin: Should Climate Alarmism Take a Hike?
Media headlines warn of impending doom but is there good news to be had on the climate front? Join AF-Austin for a Saturday morning greenbelt hike and a little environmental...
Sarah Silberstein is the acting AF-Austin chapter leader. Born and raised in Northern California, Sarah’s family moved their small business to Texas following the state’s economic downturn in 2008. Sarah attended the University of Texas at Austin and graduated with a degree in journalism. She worked as a newspaper reporter covering local government for a small Texas town before joining the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s communications team in 2017. Sarah left her role as Director of Media Relations at TPPF in 2021 to join the Associated General Contractors of Texas as Director of Marketing and Communications. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys listening to true crime podcasts and spending time with her three pups Theodore, Eleanor, and Franklin. She writes, “America’s Future serves such an important role in our increasingly divided society – to facilitate a community where individuals can be honest and inquisitive and feel respected and valued for their thoughts and opinions cannot be undervalued. I’m excited for the opportunity to foster friendships and thought-provoking conversations in the ATX!”