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TAG Monthly Member Meeting
January 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1. Getting a deeper understanding of how to tie specific issues to gerrymandering.
2. Getting ideas for presenting testimony to the House and Senate redistricting committees.
Our guest speaker is Alex Birnel, Advocacy Manager, for Move Texas. MOVE Texas is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, grassroots organization working to build power in underrepresented youth communities through civic engagement, leadership development, and issue advocacy. Alex leads issue-based campaigns affectIng the lives of young people across the state of Texas. Alex helped found MOVE San Antonio during his time studying anthropology and political science at University of Texas at San Antonio and is also an experienced community advocate and organizer. Recently, Alex has helped in the fight for paid sick time, to pass Cite and release policies in San Antonio and San Marcos, and helped lead in passing voting rights reforms in Bexar, Dallas, Hays, Webb, and Harris Counties.