I’m looking forward to a productive Congress with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. It’s an honor to serve as our organization’s First Vice Chair.
It was great to have my family with me for the swearing in of the 115th Congress. It’s an honor to represent San Antonians and our city in the House of Representatives.
Lifelong Texan Corporal Anselmo Castro bravely served in the U.S. Army in World War II. Sadly, Corporal Castro passed away this fall, but I was honored to present his family with five medals he earned during his service.
The San Antonio community has shown tremendous support for the recent wave of women and children who have been released from family detention centers in the region. I joined RAICES to thank our city for its compassion and to discuss ways we can continue to assist these folks in need.
I joined Dr. Nicole Hurd and my brother Secretary Julián Castro to speak with an inspiring group of National College Advising Corps advisers who are working in communities across the nation to help young people achieve their dreams of going to college.
Congressman Dave Reichert, my fellow U.S.-Japan Caucus Co-Chair, and I met with a Keidanren delegation of business officials to discuss our nations’ economic partnership and strategic alliance.
The number of people with Alzheimer’s is rising in Texas and across the nation. This terrible disease takes a devastating emotional and financial toll on those whom it afflicts and their caretakers. I joined the Alzheimer’s Association: San Antonio & South Texas for an informative and moving discussion about Alzheimer’s and the urgent need to find a cure.
I had a productive roundtable discussion with the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce about ways to strengthen our city’s workforce and grow San Antonio’s economy.