H.R. No. 252
         WHEREAS, Adri Perez, a lifelong El Pasoan and a policy and
  advocacy strategist for the American Civil Liberties Union of
  Texas, has done commendable work focused on social justice issues
  affecting the state's LGBTQIA+ communities; and
         WHEREAS, Born in El Paso and raised in that city and in
  neighboring Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, Adri Perez graduated with
  bachelor's degrees in biochemistry and secondary education from The
  University of Texas at El Paso and was recognized as the Texas
  Rising 2015 Organizer of the Year while attending UTEP; this
  determined activist went on to establish West Fund, the first fund
  dedicated to providing access to abortions and reproductive choices
  for residents of West Texas, and has further worked to raise money
  for individuals in immigrant detention facilities as a cofounder of
  the Fronterizx Fianza Fund; other organizations that have benefited
  from Adri's involvement have included Ngage New Mexico, Fund Texas
  Choice, and YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region; and
         WHEREAS, Since joining the ACLU of Texas in 2018, Adri has led
  the organization's Sexuality & Gender Equality Team; their
  responsibilities include representing ACLU of Texas in statewide
  coalitions, training and educating the families of children who
  identify as transgender, and advocating on legislative bills
  impacting Texas' transgender community; recognized as an
  outstanding leader and advocate, Adri has earned such accolades as
  the Rising Star Award from the League of Women Voters of El Paso and
  the Golden Girl Award from the El Paso Queer Bar Association; and
         WHEREAS, By championing the voices of the marginalized, Adri
  Perez has been a force for progressive change in West Texas and
  beyond and serves as a powerful role model for other aspiring
  activists; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 87th Texas
  Legislature, 3rd Called Session, hereby honor Adri Perez for
  working in behalf of the LGBTQIA+ communities in Texas; and, be it
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Adri Perez as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.
  González of El Paso
  González of Dallas
  Johnson of Dallas
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 252 was adopted by the House on
  October 18, 2021, by a non-record vote.
  Chief Clerk of the House