Thursday, April 23rd, HLDW had lunch at Hidden Falls Restaurant in Meadowlakes community. The guest speaker was Colleen McKinney who currently serves as Mental Health Policy Fellow with the Texas branch of the National Assn. of Social Workers. She graduated Texas State University with her Master’s in social work, and worked at the National Domestic Violence Hotline as a peer advocate to teens and young adults. Colleen is an advocate for human and civil rights, more equal distribution of wealth, elimination of violence against women and all people, inclusive environments, the right to collective bargaining, reproductive justice, and tacos. She is shown on the left with Arlis Schmidt, Vice President HLDW.