Meyerland Area Democrats:
Our August 18th meeting will feature Brandon Dudley, who serves as Deputy Campaign Manager over the policy and political departments for the Wendy Davis for Governor Campaign. He will discuss Sen. Davis' policy proposals on items such as expanding Medicaid, raising the minimum wage, and improving education in Texas.
We also will hear from attorney Sam Houston, who is the Democratic nominee for Texas Attorney General.
A little bit about our guests. Brandon Dudley formerly served as a long time Chief of Staff and General Counsel for Texas State Senator Rodney Ellis. He has also served Managing Consultant of the Harris County Project for the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition, policy advisor for the Innocence Project of New York, political director for the Houston region for Obama for America in the 2008 Texas primary, directed various educational and empowerment programs for at risk youth, and worked for a number civil rights organizations doing legal and policy work in the areas of criminal justice, education, civil liberties and voting rights.
Brandon is on the board of the Texas Civil Rights Project—Houston branch, Board of New Leaders Council Houston, and formerly a commissioner with the Houston Planning Commission.
Brandon received his BA in Political Science and Ethnic studies and attended the Graduate School for Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin, and received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center.
Sam Houston is running for Texas Attorney General. He attended the University of Texas at Austin and Baylor Law School. Sam began his legal career at Andrews and Kurth in Houston and now works as a partner at Shepherd, Scott, Clawater & Houston, LLP. A successful, practicing attorney for 26 years, Sam lives in Houston with his wife Jantha and their two children.
Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starts PROMPTLY at 7 p.m. There is no charge to attend, but attendees pay for their own food and drinks. We meet at Fadi’s Grill, 4738 Beechnut Houston Tx 77096!
See you soon-
Art Pronin , President Meyerland Area Democrats
August 18, 2014 at 7pm