Activist Friday: Q & A with Suzanna from #TxRising at Collin College

by Jose Medina

Texas Rising, the Texas Freedom Network’s project to engage young people in the political process, relies on some incredible individuals doing great work on their college campuses and in their communities all across the state. Suzanna PerryWe’d like to introduce you to some of these amazing young activists advocating for a better, more fair Texas.

Today we’re profiling Suzanna Perry from Texas Rising at Collin College.

What issues are you passionate about?
The issues I’m most passionate about are gender equality, reproductive justice for everyone and affordable education.

Why does a project like Texas Rising matter to you?
Texas Rising matters to me because it gives me an opportunity to engage young people just like me in our political process. A lot of people my age don’t think they have a voice in our government. I hope that by being a part of this movement I can help young people realize their true voice and empower them to advocate for issues that affect our lives.

What would an ideal Texas look like to you?
In an ideal Texas, people would not be afraid to be who they really are. Instead of demonizing and ostracizing people based on their race, gender, religion, or any other reason, our legislature would focus on bringing us together and making Texas a better place for everyone.

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