June is Immigrant Heritage Month!

Collin County communities are all set to mark the third annual Immigrant Heritage Month in June 2016. This is a nationwide event to gather and share inspirational stories of immigrants across the USA “as a source of pride”.  Activities during the month, from New York to DFW to LA, include engaging constituents, faith leaders, the arts, civic organizers, businesses and …

Congratulations, Kate Garrison!

  Congratulations to Kate Garrison, President of Collin County Democrats with Disabilities! She has been awarded the Region 6 Advocacy Award by the National Council on Independent Living.  Region 6 represents Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arkansas and Louisiana.  Kate was nominated by Julie Espinoza: “Kate Garrison has advocated for the City of Plano to incorporate Universal Design in City Planning …

Enough yet?

My Facebook profile picture is a simple black square that says “Enough”. I set it to that sometime last year after another mass shooting – I forget which (and that in itself is a sad commentary on our society). I was going to change it but then the tragedy in Orlando happened. Details are still coming out so it’s hard …