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Dallas, Texas, Por Luis Lara. El sábado 6 de enero del 2018, se cumplió una cita mas del famoso Desayuno Chorizo y Menudo que lleva más de dos décadas realizándose por una iniciativa del abogado Domingo García y actual presidente del concilio 102 de LULAC en la ciudad de Dallas.

En esta ocasión estuvieron invitados para hablar el Juez Juan Jasso, Marian Brown, Sheriff interina del condado de Dallas, Isreal Cordero, Deputy Superintendent of Academic Improvement and Accountability, Pamela Luther. Candidata Democrata por la corte criminal No.2 y Liz Cedillo-Pereira, de la oficina de bienvenida para inmigrantes.
Mary Elizabeth (Liz) Cedillo-Pereira is the Director of the Dallas Office of Welcoming Communities and Immigrant Affairs which was established on March 20, 2017. The Dallas Welcoming Communities office seeks to be a bridge connecting Dallas’ diverse immigrant communities with existing Dallas residents so that common ground and shared leadership can be realized.

Mary {Liz} Cedillo-Pereira

A Dallas native, Liz has more than 15 years of experience at the federal, state and local level on immigration related matters. Prior to joining the City of Dallas management team, Liz served as the Obama Administration’s Senior Advisor at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, where she focused on immigration policy and community engagement to foster relations in communities across the U.S. An attorney, advocate and policy advisor, Liz is dedicated to improving and strengthening our nation’s immigration system.

Among numerous awards for commitment to service and excellence in the legal profession, Liz has been conferred with the Distinguished Alumni Award by SMU Dedman School of Law, the Ohtli Award from the Republic of Mexico and the Maura Award by the Dallas Women’s Foundation.

Liz is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and graduated from North Dallas High School, the University of Pennsylvania and Southern Methodist University School of Law. She is married to Oscar Pereira, an aeronautical engineer, and they are blessed with Amanda, Gabriela and Oscar Samu.

Judge Juan Jasso; Justice Of the Peace por el Precinct 5 place 2.

Judge Juan Jasso is the recipient of this year’s Public Servant of the Year. It was presented by the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce at their Annual Awards Gala on January 26, 2017. He also received the West Dallas Minister Alliance Justice Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions and dedicated service to the West Dallas community on December 8, 2017.He has 20 plus years on the bench.

He attended U.T. Pan American University, receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Government. After attending Purdue University in their Master’s Program in Political Science, he enrolled at the University of Houston School of Law. He graduated in 1986 with his J.D. Juris Doctorate degree. Licensed that same year as an attorney, he still maintains his law license.

He is married to Delia Jasso, Former Dallas City Council Member for District 1, who went to L.P. Cowart Elementary and Stockard Jr. High. They have two grown children, Eric and Laura. They have lived in the Kidd Springs Neighborhood for 28 years. They are proud to call the area their home. Contact info: electjuanjasso@gmail.com, PO Box 3764, Dallas, Texas 75208, FB Judge Juan Jasso.

Marian Brown, Interim Sheriff of Dallas County.

Sheriff Marian Brown was appointed Interim Sheriff of Dallas County on December 19, 2017 and sworn in on January 1, 2018. Sheriff Brown is the first African-American Sheriff in Dallas County and one of only three African-American female sheriffs in the United States.

Sheriff Brown began her career in law enforcement in 1988 with the Duncanville Police Department. She was a pioneer, in that she was the first African-American female hired by the Duncanville Police Department.

She quickly ascended in rank, promoting to the rank of sergeant in 1993. While in that rank, she served as first-line supervisor in the Patrol Division. In 1995, she was assigned to the Community Relations/Crime Prevention Division, where was tasked with creating a Community Oriented Policing Task Force. Through this unit, she formulated such programs as Citizens on Patrol and Duncanville Police Beat, a weekly information program hosted by Brown and broadcast on local cable.

Other programs managed by Brown included, Citizens Police Academy; Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (SALT); Hand-in-Hand and Success Through Accepting Responsibility or STAR Program, (a school-district-wide character education program implemented in ten elementary schools, three intermediate schools and two junior highs. Each school had an assigned officer to interact with students and emphasize the character trait each week.)

Sheriff Brown is known throughout the law enforcement community for her role as law enforcement trainer/anchor on the Law Enforcement Television Network (LETN), an international law enforcement satellite network based in Carrollton, Texas. Sheriff Brown worked with LETN for ten years, while continuing her service with the Duncanville Police Department.

In 1997, Brown promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. She continued to work in the arena of community relations, but eventually returned to the Patrol Division to serve as commander.In 2005, she was assigned to command the Criminal Investigations Division. There, she served until 2007 when she was named to the position of Assistant Chief of Police. She served as Assistant Chief until 2014, when she retired and joined the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department to serve as Chief Deputy in charge of General Services.

•Bachelors of Arts Degree — University of Texas at Arlington
•Master Peace Officer Certification
•Graduate of the International Law Enforcement Institute’s Management College
•Graduate of the FBI National Academy Associates Command College.
Isreal Cordero , Deputy Superintendent of Academic Improvement and Accountability
Israel Cordero is an experienced district leader currently serving as the Deputy Superintendent of Academic Improvement and Accountability in Dallas ISD. Israel began his career in education as a teacher at W.W. Samuell High School in Dallas ISD in 1997. He went on to serve in various roles, including Assistant Principal, Principal, Executive Director, Assistant Superintendent, Deputy Chief of School Leadership, and Chief of Strategic Initiatives and External Relations.

As a collegiately trained educator from Southern Methodist University, Israel is an exemplar educator with twenty-one years of experience in education, including school leadership at the campus and central office level. He is highly regarded for his delivery of professional learning, project management, and fiscal operations.
In his role as Chief of Strategic Initiatives and External Relations, Israel was responsible for overseeing multiple departments (i.e. P-TECH & Early College Programs, Intergovernmental Relations, Volunteer & Partnership Services, etc). Prior to this, Israel served as the Deputy Chief of School Leadership where he established a pipeline of effective principals and executive directors for 105 campuses. Under his leadership, notable achievement gains were garnered as evidenced by the Campus Effective Indices and the State Accountability System.

In addition to being a highly regarded and respected district leader, he has received a number of accolades and recognitions. In 2009, Israel was a Dallas Morning News Finalist for Texan of the Year; in 2011 he received the SMU Simmons Luminary Award for Excellence in Education; and in 2012 he received the University of Texas Nolan Estes Leadership Ascension Award for Excellence in American Educational Leadership. Israel is a K-12 Texas certified teacher and district leader.

He received his bachelor’s degree in English from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, where he also set several track and field records and obtained his master’s degree in Educational Administration from Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas. To date, Israel has completed all of his coursework for his doctorate in Educational Administration with a 3.9 grade point average and is currently working on his dissertation at the University of Texas in Austin.

Pamela Luther. Democrat Candidate for Dallas County Court of Criminal Appeals No.2

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Criminal Defense Attorney, The Law Office of Pamela Luther, PLLC Dallas County Assistant Public Defender
Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, Criminal Trial Division
Family Violence, Violation of Protective Order, Harassment, Prostitution, DWI, Assault, Terroristic Threat, Drug Possession, Indecent Exposure, Criminal Mischief, Trespass
Jury Trials, Jury Selection, Felony Examining Trial, Grand Jury

EDUCATION
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D.
SMU-in-Oxford Study Abroad Program, University College
International Law Oxford, England
The University of Texas at Austin, Texas Bachelor of Science, Communications
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES
Currently: Dallas Bar Association, Criminal Law Section; Texas State Bar Association; Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; Driving Under the Influence Defense Lawyers Association (National); Texas Democrats
Formerly: TDCAA (Texas District and County Attorney’s Association); Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program; William “Mac” Taylor American Inn of Court; Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

INTERESTS
Photography – 1st and 3rd place ribbons at the State Fair of Texas Screenplay Writing – numerous Film Festival Awards and Honors
B.S. from the University of Texas at Austin. J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.
Admitted to practice law in the State of Texas. Member of the Dallas Bar Association (Criminal Section), Dallas County Defense Lawyers Association (DCDLA) and the national defense lawyers association of DUIDLA.

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