BISD's annual Patriotism Alive! workshop was held on Saturday, September 9th at Salon Cassia on the campus of UTRGV - Brownsville.  Representatives from each campus were invited to receive information and materials in support of Kids Voting and of Celebrate Freedom Week.  Mrs. Cindy Valdez, UTRGV Executive Director for Student Educational Outreach, provided a welcome as well as a review of the goals, history, and calendar for Kids Voting events.  Teachers also heard from Mr. Chris Pineda of the Cameron County Bar Association regarding teaching resources and the availability of lawyers and judges to speak to students during Celebrate Freedom Week.