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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

Photo Galleries

Nov 11, 2016 Photo Gallery

I'm thrilled that UTSA - The University of Texas at San Antonio and the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan signed a memorandum of understanding for future work on an exciting, substantial telescope project.

Nov 10, 2016 Photo Gallery

Former Senator Richard Lugar’s leadership in Congress helped our world become a safer, more secure place. It was an honor to be a part of the Fulbright Association ceremony during which Sen. Lugar received the J. William Fulbright Award for International Understanding.

Oct 28, 2016 Photo Gallery

I helped welcome young leaders from across the country to San Antonio for the Adelante U.S. Education Leadership Fund National Leadership Institute. These students are sure to have a rewarding three days networking and developing new professional skills.

Oct 28, 2016 Photo Gallery

Congressman Eric Swalwell and I had a productive conversation with San Antonio students and recent college graduates about what their greatest hopes and concerns are as millennials. Much of our discussion focused on the burden of student debt and the need to make college more affordable. Rep.

Oct 27, 2016 Photo Gallery

It was great to join Jim Montoya of The College Board and Dr. Nicole Hurd of the National College Advising Corps for a discussion about ways we can improve college enrollment and graduation rates by increasing the number of guidance counselors in America’s schools.

Oct 22, 2016 Photo Gallery

Thank you to the local veterans who came to my office's resource fair this morning and to all the organizations that participated and shared information about the assistance they provide. I want to offer a special thanks to Marlan Waldrop of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Houston Regional Benefit Office and Dr.

Oct 20, 2016 Photo Gallery

Today I was proud to help announce a $586K federal grant from the U.S. Department of Justice that will support the Rape Crisis Center and San Antonio Police Department's efforts to combat human trafficking in Texas.

Oct 16, 2016 Photo Gallery

San Antonio shares close ties with Japan, and today at Japan Fest our community had the opportunity to learn more about Japanese culture and history. Thank you to the Japan-America Society of San Antonio, Consul General Tetsuro Amano, and Councilman Ron Nirenberg for a wonderful event.

Oct 13, 2016 Photo Gallery

I was glad to congratulate SAReads on holding a successful book drive this summer. The more opportunities our kids have to read, the stronger their educational foundations become, and the brighter their futures will be.

Sep 27, 2016 Photo Gallery

I just participated in a Foreign Affairs Committee Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Subcommittee hearing on ways we can counter Libya-based terrorism.