From a wonderful Austin Gathering sponsored by the Texas Council on Family Violence and The Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault at The University of Texas at Austin.

Joined by IDVSA Chair of Advisory Committee Daniel Ross, UT Dean of the School of Social Work Luis Zayas, Texas State Representative Elliott Naishtat, TCFV CEO Gloria Terry, and IDVSA Director Dr. Noel Busch-Armendariz.

With my favorite Member of the Texas House of Representatives, Elliott Naishtat.

Executive Assistant, Shelby Alexander joined us from City Councilman Mike Martinez’s office. Wishing Mike luck in his Mayoral race.

I’m thankful to be surrounded by wonderful people…including artists Andre’s jazz ensemble is wonderful!

Brandon Horan and Jared West – part of my wonderful cadre in Austin.

Adam Slosberg, a member of Austin Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities, is such a warm and passion-driven leader. We are truly luck to have him in our community.

The Texas Council on Family Violence’s CEO, Gloria Terry, providing opening remarks at our last Austin Gathering.

Aspiring City Councilman Jimmy Flannigan at our latest Austin Gathering…poised and ready to lead.