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Thank you for supporting Texas Advocacy Project’s 16th annual Black & White Ball, presented by Accenture, celebrating 40 years of advocating for survivors! 

The check-in area will be located on the 2nd Floor of the Austin Marriott Downtown immediately off the escalators in the lobby of Moontower Ballroom (PLEASE NOTE: the event is NOTat the JW Marriott). 

Austin Marriott Downtown 
304 E. Cesar Chavez St. 
Austin, TX 78701 


In lieu of a physical ticket, please provide your name at check-in for entry to the event. We will be confirming your email and cell phone number, and providing you the opportunity to pre-authorize a credit card for any purchases or donations throughout the evening.

To help make your check-in process quicker and more efficient, you may pre-authorize your card in advance plus fill in any missing information (phone, email). Please visit the latest email/text you received from TAP and BetterUnite and click “View My Event.” There you will be able to see “Preauthorize your card to participate” if you have not yet done so. Pre Authorizing your card will not charge you for anything unless you make a purchase at the event.

Ride share is strongly encouraged (Uber, Lyft, etc). Valet parking is available; however, this hotel has a very small porte-cochère, anticipate possible delays at the valet. No self-parking is on-site. The nearest self-parking is at the Austin Convention Center parking garages, located at 201 East 2nd St. and 601 East 5th St. 


Black Tie Formal (black and white attire encouraged) 


We invite you to preview our fabulous and luxury Live Auction Packages! Detailed descriptions and photos are available here: www.TexasAdvocacyProject.org/Live-Auction  


You and your guests are invited to attend the VIP Red Carpet Event at 5:30pm presented by The Piazza Center for Plastic Surgery & Advanced Skin Care



  • 5:30pm – 7:00pm: VIP Red Carpet Reception presented by The Piazza Center for Plastic Surgery & Advanced Skin Care (2nd Floor - Moontower) 
  • 7:00pm – 9:30pm: 2022 Black & White Ball presented by Accenture (3rd Floor – Waller Ballroom) 
  • Plated Dinner 
  • Courage Award Presentation 
  • Live Auction 
  • 9:30pm – 11:30pm: Live Music + Dancing with Us & Her and DJ Manolo Black (2nd Floor - Moontower) 


If you have a dietary restriction, please remind your server once seated.