Julian Castro on Technology
Democratic Presidential Challenger (withdrawn); former HUD Secretary
Joaquin thought about his pool of friends [among fellow law students and noted], "Most of them seem willing to help people who don't have the same advantages,"
"Why not ask them to help now?"
Three days later, Joaquin sat down next to me. "Electronic Partnership of Aspiring Law Students--E-PALS. That's it," he said.
E-PALS became an informal, email-based pen pal project between students at Harvard Law School and those in the law studies magnet program at Fox Tech High School in the San Antonio Independent School District.
More and more classmates became involved with E-PALS. We need to find more opportunities for small projects like this that culminate ambition.
I had my stump speech set on auto repeat and I would engage at almost any interaction. "Hi, I'm Juli n Castro. I'm running for city council because I believe we should pursue a smart growth, knowledge economy agenda to create opportunity in twenty-first-century industries and gave neighborhood residents a say in shaping the character of their neighborhoods."
As I soon found out, people want to know how you can improve life not just for them but for their neighbors as well. Overwhelmingly, they wanted to be part of a prosperous community. [He won the election.]
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