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TLBC 2019 African American Summit

  • 24 Feb 2019
  • 8:00 AM (CST)
  • 26 Feb 2019
  • 2:00 PM (CST)
  • Austin, TX

Join the Texas Legislative Black Caucus for our 2019 African American Legislative Summit!! This year theme is "The Fierce Urgency of Now: State of Black Lives in Texas"

by Texas Legislative Black Caucus

Date And Time

Sun, Feb 24, 2019, 8:00 AM –

Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 2:00 PM CST


Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol

701 East 11th Street

Austin, TX 78701

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR ROOM by Monday, February 4, 2019 

Schedule of Events

Sunday, February 24th ( All Day at the Sheraton)

9:00 am-5:00 pm Registration at the Sheraton Hotel

1:00pm-4:00 pm Gospel Scholarship Brunch

7:00 pm-9:00 pm Founders Reception

Monday, February 25th

8:00 am-4:00 pm Registration at the Sheraton Hotel

6:00 am-8:00 am Continental Breakfast at Sheraton

9:00 am-10:00 am  Opening Session: Welcome and TLBC Legislative Agenda

10:15-11:30 am  Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • The State of Texas HBCUs

  • The Pipeline: Juvenile Justice Reform

  • The Silent Killer: Mental Health in the Black Community

  • There Goes the Neighborhood: The impact of gentrification on communities of color

12:00 pm-2:00 pm Luncheon at the Sheraton Hotel

3:00 pm-4:15 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions

(Sheraton Hotel and Capitol)

  • The Black Dollar and Community Development: Roundtable Discussion with TAAACC and TLBC Members regarding HUB

  • Where’s the Village: How suburban flight crippled the community relations

  • Broken Families, but new chances: Investigation into Family Violence and finding the correct homes for our children

  • The Power of Now!

  • 2020 Census/Redistricting

7pm-10pm  Chair’s Gala with Outstanding Texan Award

Tuesday, February 26th

10:00 am Resolutions on House floor

11:00 am-5:00 pm Advocacy Day

(Organizations visiting legislators offices and attending committee hearings)

12:00 pm-2:00 pm  Historical Lunch on the South Lawn

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