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Saturday, September 28 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coming of Age

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Why millennials are embracing politics and activism

Supported by MOVE Texas

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Charlotte Alter

National Correspondent for TIME
Alter is a national correspondent for TIME magazine and author of several TIME cover stories, including several 2016 election covers and the magazine’s “Enough” cover after the Parkland shooting. She is the co-host of “Alter Family Politics,” a weekly family talk show on... Read More →

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Randan Steinhauser

Partner at Steinhauser Strategies
Steinhauser is co-founder and partner of Steinhauser Strategies, a public relations and political communications firm in Austin. Previously, she worked for former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford and U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, and helped manage nonprofits for William Kristol, editor-at-large... Read More →
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Lina Hidalgo

Harris County Judge
Hidalgo was elected to the Harris County Commissioners Court in 2018. She is the first woman to be elected Harris county judge and the second to be elected to the commissioners court. As county judge, she also leads the Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management... Read More →
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James Talarico

State Representative
Talarico, D-Round Rock, is currently serving his first term representing House District 52. He sits on the House Juvenile Justice & Family Issues and Public Education committees. Previously, Talarico taught middle school in San Antonio and Central Texas and served as executive director... Read More →
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Briscoe Cain

State Representative
Cain, R-Deer Park, has represented House District 128 since 2016. He sits on the House Elections, International Relations & Economic Development and Resolutions Calendars committees. He is a member of the Texas Freedom Caucus and serves as a captain in the Texas State Guard. Cain... Read More →

Saturday September 28, 2019 3:45pm - 4:45pm CDT
St. David's Episcopal Church, Bethell Hall