TMO leaders stretched beyond Houston, organizing four nonpartisan accountability assemblies and leveraging public commitments in some of the most competitive legislative and congressional districts in the state.
In Congressional District 7, reaching into Katy (West of Houston), TMO leaders from Faith City, Chapelwood United Methodist and Memorial Drive Methodist assembled at Congregation Beth Israel to engage primary candidates around the flooding of a nearby bayou (and need for local Harvey recovery) and comprehensive immigration reform -- securing commitments from both.
In Congressional District 29, 250 TMO leaders packed a parish hall to engage with candidates around DACA and the need for federal immigration reform. Leaders also secured pledges from candidates for Harris County Precinct 2.
In House Districts 146 and 147, almost 100 leaders secured commitments from candidates around mental health facilities and more.
In House District 139, a Capital IDEA graduate told her inspirational story, helping 100 leaders leverage commitments from candidates around investments in workforce development.