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Future of Texas - Featuring Sylvia Garcia

Friday, April 26, 2019

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Partnership Tower 701 Avenida de las Americas, Suite 900 Houston, TX 77010
Save to Calendar 2019-04-26 08:00:00 2019-04-26 09:00:00 Future of Texas - Featuring Sylvia Garcia This event is sold out. No onsite registration will be available.  Join the Partnership for the next Future of Texas event featuring Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29). Congresswoman Garcia, a native of Palito Blanco, is the first Latina to represent Texas' 29th Congressional district. Prior to being elected to the 29th district, Garcia served five terms as Director and Presiding Judge of the Houston Municipal System before becoming the City of Houston Controller in 1998. After serving as Controller for two terms, Garcia was elected to the Harris County Commissioner's Court. She was later sworn in to the Texas State Senate in 2013, representing Senate District 6. In 2018, she was elected to represent Texas' Congressional District 29, becoming the first Hispanic member of the Houston Congressional Delegation and one of the first two Latinas to represent the State of Texas in the U.S. Congress. Congresswoman Garcia serves on the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary as well as the U.S House Committee on Financial Services. Read Congresswoman Garcia's full bio, click here. A new Program for 2019, Future of Texas features elected officials shaping Texas' future, giving Partnership members the opportunity to engage with these leaders and hear their perspectives on our state's most pressing issues. Future of Texas is exclusive to Partnership members. Partnership Tower 701 Avenida de las Americas Suite 900 Houston, TX 77010 United States Houston.org ghp@houston.org America/Chicago public

About this Event

This event is sold out. No onsite registration will be available. 

Join the Partnership for the next Future of Texas event featuring Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29).

Congresswoman Garcia, a native of Palito Blanco, is the first Latina to represent Texas' 29th Congressional district. Prior to being elected to the 29th district, Garcia served five terms as Director and Presiding Judge of the Houston Municipal System before becoming the City of Houston Controller in 1998. After serving as Controller for two terms, Garcia was elected to the Harris County Commissioner's Court. She was later sworn in to the Texas State Senate in 2013, representing Senate District 6. In 2018, she was elected to represent Texas' Congressional District 29, becoming the first Hispanic member of the Houston Congressional Delegation and one of the first two Latinas to represent the State of Texas in the U.S. Congress. Congresswoman Garcia serves on the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary as well as the U.S House Committee on Financial Services. Read Congresswoman Garcia's full bio, click here.

A new Program for 2019, Future of Texas features elected officials shaping Texas' future, giving Partnership members the opportunity to engage with these leaders and hear their perspectives on our state's most pressing issues.

Future of Texas is exclusive to Partnership members.

Questions?

Sara Roberts

sroberts@houston.org

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7:45 AM
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8:00 - 9:00 am

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