80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Concurrent Resolution 54 Page: 1 of 3
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S.C.R. No. 54
1 SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
2 WHEREAS, The Texas Young Lawyers Association and its members
3 provide an important civic service by educating the youth of Texas
4 about the significance of the Civil Rights Movement, the importance
5 of community service, and the rule of law; and
6 WHEREAS, The Texas Young Lawyers Association is comprised of
7 more than 22,000 young lawyers throughout Texas who volunteer their
8 time for various public service projects, including the development
9 of law-focused education curricula; and
10 WHEREAS, The Texas Young Lawyers Association has a long and
11 successful history of generating award-winning curriculum
12 projects; and
13 WHEREAS, The Texas Young Lawyers Association has continued
14 its tradition of public service with the production and
15 implementation of They Had a Dream Too: Young Leaders of the Civil
16 Rights Movement; and
17 WHEREAS, They Had a Dream Too features a 25-minute video
18 narrated by Professor Julian Bond; the video highlights
19 historically significant events and people such as Brown v. Board
20 of Education of Topeka, Ruby Bridges, The Little Rock Nine, The
21 Greensboro Four, and The Freedom Riders; and
22 WHEREAS, They Had a Dream Too assists educators, challenges
23 and inspires students, and helps build future leaders by
24 highlighting the achievements of some of the thousands of youths
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Concurrent Resolution 54, legislative document, May 18, 2007; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth155945/m1/1/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.