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Our Border Community | Veronica Escobar | TEDxUTEP


Congresswoman Escobar talks about how important it is for communities to come together in times of need. Congresswoman Veronica Escobar represents Texas’ 16th Congressional District in El Paso. She is the first woman elected to this seat and the first of two Latinas from Texas to serve in Congress. Prior to her service with El Paso County, Congresswoman Escobar was an English teacher at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and El Paso Community College. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx