ABILENE, Texas -

The Abilene ISD hosted an advocacy and engagement luncheon this afternoon at the Abilene Country Club.

Special guest speakers were former Texas Education Commissioner Dr. Mike Moses and CEO of Raise Your Hand Texas, Dr. David Anthony.

Raise Your Hand Texas is a non-profit organization that seeks to invest in school leaders so they can effectively lead and change their schools.

The organization also advocates for public policies that make education better for all Texas students.