Joaquin Castro

United States |  Member, US House of Representatives (D-TX)


Castro (D-San Antonio) represents Texas’ 20th district in the US House of Representatives. Serving his fourth term, Rep. Castro sits on the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, serves as vice chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, as chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Rep. Castro is also chair of the Texas Democratic Caucus, and founded the Congressional Pre-K Caucus, the U.S.-Japan Caucus and the Congressional Caucus on the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Before Congress, Rep. Castro graduated from Stanford University and Harvard Law School, and served five terms in the Texas Legislature. He also hosts the Diplomatic Cable, a foreign policy podcast available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play.

Rep. Castro was an event speaker at the Dialogue.

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