An Evening with Texas Freedom Network

An Evening with Texas Freedom Network

Tuesday, October 8, 2024

6 – 8 p.m.

Springdale Station, Austin, TX

Texas Freedom Network invites you to An Evening with TFN to celebrate grassroots organizing and honor State Representative James Talarico with the 2024 Faith & Justice Award.

Your generous sponsorship provides critical resources for us to harness the power and momentum of our grassroots network to bring meaningful change to our state. That change is within reach. We’re counting on your support to advance our mission and keep up the fight.

Honoring Rep. James Talarico with the Faith and Justice Award

​​Representative James Talarico is a former public school teacher and education non-profit leader who was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 2018. He currently serves on the Public Education Committee, the Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Committee, and the Calendars Committee; and was named one of the Top 10 Best Legislators by Texas Monthly magazine for his accomplishments.

During his three terms in office, Rep. Talarico has passed legislation to establish the first-ever cap on pre-K class sizes in Texas, equip schools with Narcan to fight teen overdoses, improve the quality and affordability of childcare, dramatically reduce prescription drug costs, and give incarcerated minors the opportunity to graduate with a high school diploma. He is currently a student at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in addition to his work as a legislator.