People of Faith Working for Justice

Texas Impact is a statewide religious grassroots network whose members include individuals, congregations, and governing bodies of the Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths. Texas Impact exists to advance state public policies that are consistent with universally held social principles of the Abrahamic traditions.
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On Saturday, September 24th, Rev. Sam Brannon attended the 4th Annual RGV Equal Voice Regional Summit in Harlingen, Texas. The event was sponsored by the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Equal Voice Network, a network...
“What Limits Does Faith Place on Love?” Updated with new faith leader statements. Update: Watch the archived press conference on Youtube.  Leaders of the interfaith organization Texas Impact today issued the following statement protesting the decision of state...
Texas Impact's Board of Directors, representing more than two-dozen Christian, Jewish, and Muslim denominational bodies, as well as hundreds of local congregations, ministerial alliances and interfaith networks, and thousands of people of faith throughout Texas, adopted the...
On September 12-13, Texas religious leaders from across Texas gathered in New Braunfels to deliberate on Texas Impact's legislative agenda for the 85th Texas Legislature. Board members received policy updates and discussed legislative strategy with Texas Impact staff. At the...
The past week at the Capitol has been busy with legislative committees finishing up the last of their interim hearings. In Texas’s biennial legislature, a legislative session occurs in odd-numbered years...
On Sunday, September 11, Texas Impact staff and dozens of Texas Impact members and supporters joined retired United Methodist Bishop Joel Martinez along with several hundred other participants to march four miles from St. Edward’s University to the Capitol for the 50th...
In her 260 page decision declaring that Texas violated the constitutional right of foster children to be free from “an unreasonable risk of harm,” U.S. District Court Judge Janis Graham Jack quoted another Texas judge to describe what happens to the children that stay in Texas’s...