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Join the conversation about racial bias in healthcare

Take Racism Out of Healthcare

At 6 p.m. on Friday, July 31 join the #SICKOFITTX coalition in a discussion about the racial bias that still exists within the medical community, and what we can do to help take racism out of healthcare.

RSVP to take the racism out of healthcare

Join the event (Facebook Live)

How should schools reopen?

The Texas House Democratic Caucus’ Education Working Group is looking for feedback from families, educators, staff and students across the state regarding preferences for policies surrounding in-person or remote instruction at schools this fall. Your participation in this survey will help the Texas HDC push for solutions that work for all Texas families come back-to-school season.

Take the survey

Sign up for the Jolt Town Hall on Reopening Schools (details in the events section below)

Ken Paxton’s indictment is 5 years old. Sign the birthday card!

Paxton's indictment celebrates its fifth birthday

On this 5th anniversary of Paxton’s criminal indictment, we want to remind him that Texans haven’t forgotten his sordid history. While the case has been moved and delayed multiple times, Paxton still faces five to 99 years in jail if convicted.

Sign the Progress Texas birthday card

Still in the news: Cornyn’s silence on Russian bounties

Axios reports that despite multiple phone calls with Vladimir Putin, Trump never raised the issue of Russia offering to pay bounties on American soldiers.

You know who else never mentions this? Senator John Cornyn. 


Events

Thursday, July 30

Austin City Council meeting

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The speaker registration window has closed, but tune in to hear from others on the 2021 budget and other items on the agenda.

Watch live

Friday, July 31

Join the conversation about racial bias in healthcare

At 6 p.m. join the #SICKOFITTX coalition in a discussion about the racial bias that still exists within the medical community, and what we can do to help take racism out of healthcare.

RSVP to take the racism out of health care

Join the event (Facebook Live)

Tuesday, August 4

Jolt Town Hall: Reopening Schools During A Global Pandemic

6 p.m. The first day of school is right around the corner but COVID cases are still on the rise in Texas. As parents and teachers, you don’t have to face the decision to send your children back to school alone. In partnership with the Texas’ American Federation of Teachers, Jolt is hosting a town hall to discuss the options available to parents and teachers for safely beginning the new school year.

RSVP for the Jolt Town Hall

Wednesday, August 5

Mayor’s State of the City address

6 p.m. Mayor Adler invites you to the 2020 State of the City Address. This is a virtual event.

Watch live

 

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