Tag Archives: empowerment

A Call for #BlackUnity

by Donisha Cotlone, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group Dear Diary, This weekend I attended the Texas Legislative Black Caucus (TXLBC) Luncheon and Gala, parts of the organization’s biennial Summit. It was an amazing feeling being in a room full of … Continue reading

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Empowered and Relieved

by Arielle Day, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group Empowered and relieved are the primary emotions I am experiencing as Sine Die, the last day of session, approaches. My classmates and I embarked upon this journey knowing that we … Continue reading

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Nevertheless, She persisted.

by Elsa Mendoza, intern in the office of Senator Sylvia Garcia Before I started this journey, my biggest concern was that I would be placed in an office that had dissimilar ideologies than my own. I was convinced I would … Continue reading

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The Duality of Navigating Political Arenas as a Social Worker

by Katherine Kirages, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group Now, over halfway through the legislative session, I have had some time to reflect on the stark difference in conversations that I now have about this internship with family and … Continue reading

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