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Texas lawmakers debate which books belong in school libraries; Say NO to HB900 Becky Calzada, who grew up in South Texas, knows how important it is for students to see themselves in the books they read. “The first book that I saw as a reader that reflected me as a Hispanic girl was the book Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto,” she said. “I was 29 when I read that book.” Calzada, now in her 50s, is a library coordinator for an Austin-area school district. She said she's worried that a growing effort to ban books in Texas is going to make it harder for kids to find stories they can relate to. She doesn’t want them to miss out on that experience. Read the entire article here.

Become a Volunteer Deputy Registrar- Time to register new Voters!

Volunteer Deputy Registrar (VDR) training classes for the 2023 -2024 term will begin January 10, 2023. Option 1: In-Person Class In person training will be held at the Elections Department, located at 1403 Blackjack St. Lockhart, TX 78644. Each class has a capacity of 10 participants, and you must register for a spot at least 24 hours prior to the class by emailing, calling (512) 668-4347, or register online. Important Notes: § Classes are approximately 45 - 60 minutes

88th Legislature -Time for action- Current news!! - Make calls now! March 30!

The bills have been filed. Voting begins. Our elected representatives need to hear from us. It's time to start calling our representatives and tell them NO to Vouchers, NO to SB 2 making illegal voting a felony and other Voter suppression bills, NO to a state border police, NO to a ban on polling places on college campuses, NO to arming teachers, NO to discriminatory LGBTQ laws. NO to book banning. and YES to teacher pay raises, YES to support for public schools, YES, to strong gun violence prevention laws( Roland Gutierrez's bills), YES to making Voting more accessible, YES to Medicaid expansion, Yes to Abortion Rights and maternal healthcare. *Be ready to make phone calls and/or visit the Capitol.* State Senator Zaffirini (Dem)-(512) 463-0121 (TEL)