November 2020
What's New in HD 102
Our Voice Video
Elections Town Hall Recap
Our Elections Town Hall broke down the different ways in which we can vote and answered the most commonly asked questions by our community.

We were joined by special guests from the Dallas County Elections Office, The Senior Source, and the League of Women Voters.

Head to TexasRepRamos.com to watch the video by clicking here.
Indigenous Peoples Day
On October 12th, we celebrated Indigenous People's Day to honor Indigenous people and commemorate their histories and cultures. We must continue to listen and learn from our Indigenous communities to create the necessary empowerment and awareness they deserve.

Do you to learn more about Indigenous people? Here is a list of books by Indigenous Authors:
  • Heart Berries: A Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot
  • There There by Tommy Orange
  • Dwellings: A Spiritual History of the Living World by Linda Hogan

To learn more about Indigenous Peoples Day, please click here for an article from the Smithsonian Magazine.
To learn more about Operation Orang3, visit them here.
October Community Clean Up with Project Orange
Our District Office helped a local organization, Operation Orang3, partner up with Richardson and Dallas Parks and Rec to begin a series of local community clean-ups. 

Our second community clean up was at Cottonwood Park in Dallas. Our staff and volunteers met on a beautiful Sunday morning to clean up one of the most overlooked parks in our district, bringing joy to residents all around.

To receive more information about upcoming community clean-ups, please email District102.Ramos@house.texas.gov

JFS PLAN Clubhouse Visit
This month, the Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas invited me for a socially-distant visit to their new PLAN (People Living Active Now) Clubhouse. The PLAN Clubhouse is an amazing place full of hope and opportunities for individuals with mental illness to realize their full potential. Services include professional psychotherapy, both group and individual, with therapists who understand severe mental illness, case management, and referrals. 

For more information about JFS of Greater Dallas, click here.
Senior Pen Pal Letters
At the end of the summer, a couple of constituents reached out to our office about engaging and communicating with the senior members of our community. We decided to put together a pen pal project to reach out to seniors in local assisted living facilities. 

Huge thank you to Ms. A. Slatter & D. Pielucci for the idea and for collecting letters from our community. 
Important Dates in November
November 3rd - Election Day
November 11th - Veterans Day
November 14th - Diwali
November 26th - Thanksgiving
November 28th - Small Business Saturday

*All in-person events & appearances have been cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19
Do you have questions about the upcoming election? Visit our website to find the latest election information, including a sample ballot and local polling locations. Click here to visit.
If you would like to make a Zoom appointment, please fill out our request form by clicking here. For immediate assistance, contact us at 512.463.0454 or by email at District102.Ramos@house.texas.gov.
To receive more information about the Task Forces that make up the Steering Committee, or to join, please email District102.Ramos@house.texas.gov or call our District Office at (972)239-5367. You can also apply directly by filling out the application found here.
HD 102 Local Highlight
sharetea
Cake Richardson's own Sharetea is this month's local highlight. Sharetea is a local teashop who's refreshing drinks are made from high-quality tea leaves and selected ingredients shipped directly from Taiwan. All products are 100% guaranteed to arrive fresh.
You can visit them at 1386 E. Belt Line Rd. Richardson, TX 75081.
If you own/manage a local business that you'd like to be featured, please email District102.Ramos@house.texas.gov -- we would love to feature you!

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