MCALLEN, Texas State Sen. Roland Gutierrez, D-San Antonio, was awarded the “Acts of Courage Award” from Texas AFT at the union’s 31st biennial convention in McAllen.
In his acceptance speech, Gutierrez spoke about the death of two teachers in the Uvalde massacre, the 88th legislative session, school vouchers, and efforts to change the political landscape of Texas.
The event was held at the Embassy Suites Convention Center.
Here is a video recording of Gutierrez’s speech, with an introduction by Texas AFT President Zeph Capo:
Editor’s Note: The above video story is the second in a two-part series on the 2023 Texas AFT convention in McAllen. Click here to listen to Part One.
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