Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Representing the 18th District of TEXAS


Jun 15, 2018
Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                             Contact: Robin Chand

April 2, 2018                                                          202-768-0641 (c)

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Press Advisory

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Leads “No More Bloodshed Movement” Town Hall


WHEN: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Monday, April 2, 2018

WHERE: International Green House Church, 200 W. Greens Rd., Houston, TX 77067

WHO: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzales, Pastor E. A. Deckard, Bishop James Dixon, Houston Police Asst. Chief Troy Finner, Bishop Shelton Bady, Dr. F.N. Williams, Dr. James Douglas, Harris County Community Relations Director Jacqueline Fortune, Rep. Jarvis Johnson, D.A. Kim Ogg, Deric Muhammad.

WHAT: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee will be speaking to the community about the recent series of police shootings involving unarmed African American men.  This will be a detailed presentation and will consider whether Danny Ray Thomas’s killing by the Harris County Sheriff’s Department may have been unjustified.  She will also discuss alternatives to the employment of lethal force, including de-escaltion training, and the provisions of legislation she will introduce this month, the Law Enforcement Integrity Act.


Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee is a Democrat from Texas’s 18th Congressional District.  She is a senior member of the House Committees on Judiciary and Homeland Security and is a Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations.