The The 83rd Session of the Texas Legislature opens on January 15, 2013.
There are 180 elected members of the Legislature…but every Texan can play a part.
Learn how YOU can help at Citizenship University Workshops!
Sponsored by: Texas Impact, ICNA, CAIR-Texas and local Masajid.
Citizenship “U” is the place to learn about:
- The faith community’s historic role in American democracy
- How to be an effective advocate for issues you care about
- The difference between public policy and partisan politics
- How to have good meetings with lawmakers and their staffs
- How to follow legislation online using the State of Texas website
- How to find your way around at the Texas Capitol
- Opportunities for action during the session
…and much more!
Who should attend Citizenship University?
- Community leaders
- Parents and teachers
- High school and college students
- Anyone who wants to be involved in the legislative process (or just learn about it)
For Information please call: Texas Impact (512) 472-3903, ICNA Austin (512) 334-9425, CAIR-Texas (713-838-CAIR), ICNA Houston (713) 429-1232, ICNA Dallas (972) 669-9625
Sunday, August 26, 2012. 1pm – 5pm
Location and Local Sponsor: Islamic Society of Greater Houston (ISGH) South East Zone
Masjid Abu Bakr
8830 Old Galveston Road,
Houston, TX 77034
Ph: (281) 760-7955
Sunday, September 9, 2012. 1pm – 5pm
Location and Local Sponsor: North Austin Muslim Community Center
11900 North Lamar Boulevard
Austin, TX 78753.
Ph: (512) 491-7148
Sunday, September 16, 2012. 1pm – 5pm
Location and Local Sponsor: Islamic Association of North Texas (IANT)
840 Abrams Road, Richardson,
Ph: (972) 231-5698