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Saturday, September 28 • 8:00am - 7:00pm
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Make sure you’re Election Day ready with MOVE Texas — a nonpartisan, nonprofit group working to build power in underrepresented youth communities. At MOVE's Open Congress activation you can update your voter registration with our youth organizers, create a custom button and learn more about our work to empower young Texans.

Students at the Fest can network with speakers and panelists during MOVE’s Meet and Greets throughout Saturday’s programming.


10:30-11am – Mayors Steve Adler and Ron Nirenberg

3:45-4:15pm – DeRay Mckesson

5-5:30pm – Rep. James Talarico

and more!

Presented by MOVE Texas

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Steve Adler

Mayor of Austin
Adler has served as mayor of Austin since 2015. He has represented Austin in the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, and he is a board member of the National Council of Democratic Mayors. Previously, he served as chief of staff to former... Read More →
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DeRay Mckesson

Civil Rights Activist and Organizer
Mckesson is a prominent activist with the Black Lives Matter movement and an outspoken voice against police violence. He began working against police violence during the 2014 protests in Ferguson, Missouri. In 2015, Mckesson co-founded Campaign Zero, a policy initiative aimed at ending... Read More →
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Ron Nirenberg

Mayor of San Antonio
Nirenberg was first elected mayor of San Antonio in 2017. He also serves as chair of Sister Cities International, a nonprofit organization that connects cities across the globe. Previously, Nirenberg served two terms on the San Antonio City Council, founded two small-businesses, was... 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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MOVE Texas

Major Sponsor
MOVE Texas is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, grassroots organization building power in underrepresented youth communities through civic education, leadership development, and issue advocacy. We are working across the lone star state to empower a new generation of leaders to build the future... Read More →

Saturday September 28, 2019 8:00am - 7:00pm CDT
Open Congress Street Festival