Tag Archives: Texas Demographics

First-ever Willie Velasquez Day Honors Life Work of Chicano Activist

Texas is celebrating the first official “Willie Velasquez Day” today, honoring the work and legacy of political activist and and long-time voting rights advocate William C. Velasquez.  Velasquez attended high school in San Antonio, where he first became involved with … Continue reading

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Texas Tribune “Symposium on Demographic Change” Live-Streaming Today

Today at the University of Texas El Paso, the Texas Tribune hosted “On the Road: A Symposium on Demographic Change.” The symposium featured a variety of panelists discussing how population shifts in Texas will affect policy-making and the state’s political landscape … Continue reading

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