The Austin (TX) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated received a letter of commendation from U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett. Congressman Doggett commended the chapter for its commitment to register voters in the wake of voter suppression efforts underway in Texas. Congressman Doggett learned of the chapter’s efforts to certify members as Volunteer Deputy Registrars through an article in The Villager. The Austin (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated was the first organization to receive Travis County Volunteer Deputy training virtually. Forty members of the chapter were trained and certified as Volunteer Deputy Registrars. To show his appreciation, Congressman Doggett presented the chapter with a memento from the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.

<read Villager article – pg 8>