Join us October 7

Join Every Texan’s policy experts along with two of our Capitol champions, for a dynamic conversation on Texas’ equitable recovery. Looking ahead to the 87th Legislative Session, we will discuss the policy priorities Texas needs for a recovery that addresses the longstanding inequities the COVID-19 crisis has underscored.

  • Legislative & Policy Director Luis Figueroa
  • Health & Wellness Program Director Anne Dunkelberg
  • Senior Fiscal Analyst Dick Lavine
  • Education Policy Analyst Ashley Williams
  • Rep. Donna Howard
  • Rep. Diego Bernal
  • Journalist Abby Rapoport

Thank you for attending Legacy 2020


In 2020, we proudly celebrate our 35th anniversary. Given our history and values firmly rooted in social justice,
we were honored to present our 2020 Legacy Award to Sister Norma Pimentel.

There is still time to help us honor Sr. Norma Pimentel by renewing your support for Every Texan.
Your support for our work have never been more critical.

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Meet Our Honoree

Norma Pimentel is a sister with the Missionaries of Jesus and a licensed professional counselor. As Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, she oversees the charitable arm of the Diocese of Brownsville, providing oversight of the different ministries and programs in the areas of emergency assistance, housing assistance, counseling, and pregnancy care to all four counties in the Rio Grande Valley. Sr. Norma has been widely recognized for her leadership on migration and human rights on the Texas/Mexico border.  These efforts brought Sister Norma recognition as a recipient of the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. “Keep the Dream Alive” Award from Catholic Charities USA and a nomination from the Dallas Morning News for “Texan of the Year.”