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.

Originally posted on the National Wildlife Federation blog. Tom Spencer is the Director of the Texas Living Waters Project. Recent droughts have seared the memories of Texans deepening their appreciation for our most precious resource: water. As a result, hundreds of...
Note: this article was written by Associate Policy Analyst Ilka Vega after a recent trip to South Texas. Water is not a new issue for Texas. Yet there is more we can do to make water more accessible and of good quality for all Texans. From June 13 to 17, Reverend...
  Our faith traditions call us to serve our communities...to care for the least of our brothers and sisters...to love our neighbors. But the needs can seem overwhelming and it can be hard to get started. Better Neighbors is a monthly toolkit to help you and your congregation...
Note: this article was written by Associate Policy Analyst Joe Czap after a recent trip to South Texas. While sitting at home in Georgetown with a sore throat after a trip down to South Texas, I find myself marveling at how easy it is to obtain the medication and care that I...
The Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy is honored to be the recipient of a grant from the Episcopal Health Foundation to support our health care work. The grant will help further the Texas Interfaith Center’s mission of educating faith communities in Texas about policy...
Texas is home to some of the most advanced health care in the world...but many Texans are getting left behind. Texas leads the nation in both number and percent of uninsured residents. We rank 34th among the states for health, and even worse for senior health...
In the aftermath of the horrific massacre in Orlando on Saturday night, June 11, 2016, Texans of all faiths and none have responded by coming together in community to mourn, remember, and call for unity. Hundreds attended a vigil at Celebration Community Church in Fort Worth...