Thank you to @netresearch for inviting me to join todays Patient Education Conference in Austin to talk about my journey with neuroendocrine tumors. Im grateful for the patients, caregivers, researchers, and advocates who are pushing for more effective treatments for NETs.
I was honored to participate in this weekends symposium to celebrate the release of the US Mints Jovita Idar quarter in San Antonio!Jovita was a journalist, activist, and civil rights trailblazer and she's now the first Texas Latina to be featured on American currency.
What songs and albums by Latino artists make up the soundtrack of your life?Every year, the @hispanic.caucus and I submit nominations to the National Recording Registry - and wewant to hear your favorites!Share your suggestions (Must be at least 10 years old) below
America became the strongest nation on earth because of immigrants.Because desperate people - from Europe and Asia and Africa and Latin America - made the journey to the U.S.They didn't destroy America. They made America.Proud to stand with @network_lobby for immigration justice on Capitol Hill.
Small business owners: I'm proud to share that UTSAs Small Business Development Centers first Procurement Academy will kick off on 9/25.These classes will provide insight into winning government contracts, increasing opportunities for minority & women-owned businesses and enrollment is still ope...
This morning, I was honored to visit @sanantonioisds Burbank High School to remember the lives lost on 9/11 and recognize the first responders who made the ultimate sacrifice. Today, and every day, we honor the victims of 9/11 and the acts of heroism from that day. #NeverForget
Abbott knows his actions are illegal. Im glad the court is forcing him to remove his death traps from the Rio Grande. He has endangered lives, damaged Texas working relationship with our largest trading partner and let politics rather than sensible policy dictate his actions.
Do you know a student interested in attending the U.S. Military Academy at West Point? San Antonio students can join my office on Sept. 11 at 5 PM to learn more about the Academy and admission requirements, meet with West Point representatives, and get started on applications.
It was great to join @vibrantworksusa this week to tour their San Antonio manufacturing plant & learn more about their workforce development programs for blind & vision impaired folks. Their plant produces supplies for the U.S. military while empowering Texans with vision loss.
We took our kids to see Blue Beetle, Americas #1 movie. They loved it (even if you cant tell from Romans face)! Great to see a movie centered around a Latino superhero and his family hit #1. Congrats @wbd @xolo_mariduena @brunamarquezine @angelmanuelsoto.
Thanks to the hundreds of people who responded to my call with @hispanic.caucus, I've submitted 27 Latino-driven nominations for @librarycongress' 2023 National Film Registry. From love stories to cult classics, here's more about the Latino narratives we want to see preserved:
I'm looking forward to seeing Blue Beetle, the first Latino-led, live-action superhero movie. Growing up, I spent a lot of time in front of the TV and at the movies, but the faces on screen hardly ever matched the world I knew at home. Now, my own kids can see themselves as superheroes.For too lo...