Blog Posts: TGC Statements

Remembering Independence Day

Photo: Robin Jonathan Deutsch, UnsplashRemembering Independence Day As we prepare to celebrate the 4th of July, let us take a moment to recognize that the forefathers of this nation signed the Declaration of Independence with their lives, fortunes, and sacred honor....

World Refugee Day Connects Us All

Photo: by Kalhh, PixabayWorld Refugee Day 2022 (UN) As of late May 2022, UNHCR: The UN Refugee Agency reports that 100 million people worldwide are refugees—the highest number of refugees ever recorded.  With a painful statistic like that, it's easy to become...

Juneteenth: Our Newest National Holiday

A statue of the late Rep. “Al” Edwards Sr., who successfully campaigned during his freshman year to make Juneteenth a state holiday in Texas (1979). Photo: Wikipedia CommonsHonoring the Juneteenth National Holiday Every year between the public reading of General Order...

On the Second Anniversary of George Floyd’s Murder

On the Second Anniversary of George Floyd’s Murder “Daddy changed the world.” Gianna Floyd, 6- year old daughter of George Floyd Here on the second anniversary of George Floyd’s horrific murder, I want to acknowledge some of the many ways that Gianna’s father’s tragic...

Remembering Independence Day

Photo: Robin Jonathan Deutsch, UnsplashRemembering Independence Day As we prepare to celebrate the 4th of July, let us take a moment to...

World Refugee Day Connects Us All

Photo: by Kalhh, PixabayWorld Refugee Day 2022 (UN) As of late May 2022, UNHCR: The UN Refugee Agency reports that 100 million people...