Official sign up for Austin City Council District 3

“I made history today! I became the first candidate to sign up under the new City Council single member district form of government! I am also the first native East Austinite Mexican American women to sign up for District 3. I have consistently brought community involvement to zoning & planning decisions, transportation, job creation, health care, education, youth development, culture, environmental justice, and the living wage effort. My ability to form alliances, effectively engage the media, and organize people, who are impacted, has enabled the Continue reading →

Campaign Contributions

Today Susana Almanza Candidate for City Council District 3 met the deadline for filing semiannual report of campaign contributions with the City Clerk as required by Title 15 of the Texas Election Code.  The Campaign received over 200 donations with a total contribution of $11,170.  We want to thank everyone for supporting justice, freedom and human rights.  

Greet and Meet Susana Almanza

Rodolfo Mendez and Raul Alvarez host a “Greet and Meet” for Susana Almanza, City Council Candidate District 3 on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 2 – 4 pm.  Join us at 3111 Garwood Street 78702.  For more information contact Rodolfo 512-385-2838.

Austin City Council OKs resolution against Secure Communities policy

Austin City Council members unanimously approved a resolution Thursday evening to cheers and thunderous applause that puts the city on record as opposing a controversial program aimed at helping federal agents identify jail inmates for possible deportation. “I support the abolishment of Secure Communities Program.  This program detains and deports neighbors, friends, and family members, the vast majority of who are not dangerous criminals.  I support human rights.” – Susana Almanza. Click here to read the full story from the Austin American-Statesman.

Susana supports small business

Susana is supporting investment in small business development through training & mentoring, incentives, access to capital, partnerships & City contracts etc. Small businesses are supporting Susana Almanza for City Council District 3. Mil Gracias. More business support coming.  

Susana stands with workers

Today, workers in Austin called for a $15 an hour wage & right to form a union without retaliation. We joined workers from 150 cities & over 30 countries in a call for fair wages so they can provide for their families, pay their bills & put food on their tables. Click to watch video of the rally.