Go Austin/Vamos Austin

Go Austin/Vamos Austin


Non Profit

About Us

Go! Austin / Vamos! Austin (GAVA) is a coalition of residents, community leaders, and nonprofits working to improve the health of communities in 78744 and 78745 by increasing access to and participation in physical activity and improved nutrition. GAVA uses community organizing and institutional alignment to improve the health of the built environment and build community power for health equity in five sectors: Physical Activity, Healthy Food Access, Coordinated School Health, Early Childhood and Community Safety.

Video Media


  • Physical Activity
  • Food Access
  • Early Childhood
  • Coordinated School Health
  • Community Safety


GAVA resident leader Sue proudly showing off the new open-air refrigerator at Bread Basket on Westgate and Jones Rd to hold fresh grab-and-go foods!
New park equipment at Odom Elementary School Park, thanks to years of advocacy efforts by the GAVA resident leaders who adopted the park!
GAVA resident leaders meeting to discuss traffic safety
GAVA resident leaders from the La Fuerza de Westgate geographic team.
GAVA resident leaders meeting to discuss traffic safety.
GAVA resident leaders conducting a neighborhood beautification day.
GAVA resident leaders from La Fuerza de Westage team participating in a neighborhood beautification day.
Community event hosted by GAVA resident leaders to celebrate the Bread Basket's participation in the Healthy Corner Store Initiative.
Gallery Image IMG_1540.JPG
GAVA resident leader meeting.
GAVA tabling at the Community Health Feria at Berkeley United Methodist Church.
Gallery Image Boy_with_Carrots_GAVA_EC_April_2017.jpg

Rep/Contact Info

Carmen Llanes Pulido
Executive Director