Couldn’t make our launch of the Texas Counts Campaign & Pooled Fund in Austin this past November? Here’s a video and list of our speakers!


Katie Martin Lightfoot, Texas Counts Campaign

Setting the stage

Ann Beeson, The Center for Public Policy Priorities 

Importance of Philanthropy

John Fitzpatrick, Communities Foundation of Texas

Data on a Changing Texas

Dr. Lloyd Potter, Texas State Demographer

Dr. Lila Valencia, Texas Demographic Center

Local Efforts, Rural Counties

Paul Pape, Bastrop County Judge

Partnerships with Communities

Christine Curran, Census Bureau

Rev. Miles Brandom, Episcopal Health Foundation

Undercount of Children, Education, Health

Stephanie Rubin, Texans Care for Children

Importance of Business

Justin Yancy, Texas Business Leadership Council

Kimberly Walton, North Texas Commission

Hard-to-Count Populations, Immigrants, PoC

Elizabeth Bille, NALEO Education Fund