Special Olympics

Jared Cates, Democratic candidate for Nacogdoches County Commissioner, Pct. 3.

A new generation is entering politics, and they’re coming into the game through some traditionally unusual ways.

The newest non-profit marijuana law reform group in Texas spent their Saturday volunteering at the Special Olympics. Eight members from Nacogdoches NORML helped work the recent Special Olympics basketball competitions. Their deputy director Catherine Marie helped coordinate an event while the rest helped get the athletes’ lunches ready.