Texas Week

June 3, 2016 | Man of COPs fame eyes Texas Legislature

Season 6 Episode 617 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Ernesto Cortes is the man who 40 years ago built Communities Organized for Public Services, or COPS, into one of the most powerful community organizations in the U.S. Since then, Cortes has organized similar organizations that have won victories throughout the U.S. West. Now he’s initiating another ambitious effort — a statewide coalition to alter the political currents of the Texas Legislature.

Aired: 06/02/16

Rating: NR

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