Majority Leader Steny Hoyer Will Join Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia Today for a Site Visit Focused on Urban Poverty at the BakerRipley East Aldine Campus

September 30, 2019
Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia’s Press Secretary 202-227-0330 | Mariel Saez, Leader Steny Hoyer’s Deputy Communications Director 202-225-3130 | Ebony Fleming, BakerRipley Director of Communications 713.669.5348

HOUSTON, TX — Majority Leader Steny Hoyer will join Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia today, September 30th for a site visit at BakerRipley’s East Aldine Campus. Leader Hoyer and Sylvia Garcia’s visit will focus on BakerRipley’s work addressing urban poverty, a focus of the Majority Leader’s Task Force on Poverty and Opportunity for which Congresswoman Garcia is a vice-chair. There will be a press conference immediately after the visit.


Press Conference Information:


WHO:              Majority Leader Steny Hoyer

Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia

Claudia Aguirre, BakerRipley CEO/President


WHERE:           BakerRipley East Aldine Campus, Reunion Hall (3000 Aldine Mail Rte Rd, Houston, TX 77039)


WHEN:             Today, September 30, 2019


TIME:               4:50pm CST (arrive by 4:30pm CST)



Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in November 2018, becoming the first Latina ever to represent Texas 29th Congressional district.