Two candidate forums take place this week focusing on public education

Harlingen, Texas – This week, voters in the Rio Grande Valley have the opportunity to view two forums of candidates with a difference – those devoted exclusively to public education.

The forums are organized by the nonprofit organization Raise Your Hand Texas, which promotes public education in Texas.

Tonight, starting at 6 pm, one of the forums is taking place. Candidates answering questions about their position on public education are those running for the 37th District of Texas.

Then, on Thursday, comes the turn of the candidates running in the 27th constituency of the Texas Senate. Again with a start time of 18:00

Voters can attend the forums in person. Both forums are held at the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce, located at 311 E. Tyler Ave. Harlingen, TX 78550. Everyone is invited to participate, and the event is free.

Voters can also view online forums on the Facebook page in Texas raise your hand:

“Raise your hand Texas is happy to present For the Future, a series of non-partisan candidate forums ahead of the 2022 primary. Each PhD forum focuses exclusively on public education and candidates for the Texas legislature, which plays a major role in shaping the resources and requirements of every Texas public school. All candidates on the ballot are invited to participate, and no candidate is approved, ”said Giovanni Escabeda, South Texas Regional Advocacy Director, raise your hand in Texas.

Escabeda noted that raise your hand in Texas to hold similar forums of candidates across the state.

Here are the links to register on the forum:

HD 37 22.02. at 18:00:

SD 27 on 2/24 at 18:00:

Editor’s note: The main image that accompanies the aforementioned news item shows Giovanni Escobedo, Raise Your Hand Texas ’regional director of advocacy for South Texas.

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