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Texas Democrats to Welcome DNC Chair Tom Perez & Deputy Chair Keith Ellison on April 1st

Austin, TX -- The Texas Democratic Party is proud to welcome DNC Chair Tom Perez & Deputy Chair Keith Ellison at the Texas Democrats Fair Shot Training Summit and our state party fundraiser on April 1, 2017. The DNC leaders’ trip is part of the Democratic Turnaround Tour with stops in Detroit and Flint, Michigan, before continuing on to New Jersey, Texas, and Virginia. [Politico, March 8, 2017]

At the Texas Democrats Fair Shot Training Summit, party leaders, activists, and experts will share strategies to best engage core Democratic constituencies and the broader anti-Trump movement, set organizational goals, and learn best practices for community organizing.

The Summit is followed by a state party fundraiser, the evening of April 1st, fundraiser tickets are available here.

Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement:

“Texans are rising up and demanding their fair shot to get ahead. Millions are speaking out, marching, running for office, or organizing.

“This is our time. Texas Democrats just had our best presidential performance in decades. Now, we must build on our momentum.

“Texas Democrats are very proud to welcome our new DNC Chair Tom Perez & Deputy Chair Keith Ellison to our great state. Texas Democrats have always known that our great big state is the national Democratic Party’s best opportunity to grow.”

Media Availability: *The Fair Shot Summit and fundraiser are closed press, but we are coordinating schedules with DNC Chair Tom Perez & Deputy Chair Keith Ellison to make them available to the press during their stay in Texas. Further details will be announced the last week of March.


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