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.
People of faith working for justice. 

 

The House Committee on General Investigating and Ethics held a public hearing on Thursday, January 18th, regarding oversight of local, state, federal, and charitable funds spent on disaster relief and recovery post- Hurricane Harvey. The committee heard invited testimony from...
January 10th, 2018 marked a National Day of Action to #SaveCHIP. The social media campaign directed at Congress has the goal of pushing lawmakers to finally fund a critically necessary health care program that provides health insurance for 400,000 Texas children, and 9 million...
Last Tuesday, a federal judge issued a temporary injunction blocking part of the Trump administration’s DACA repeal. The order allows those who had DACA status the day the repeal was announced to apply for renewal. But the scope of the injunction is unclear and the...
UNITED METHODIST WOMEN IN TEXAS 30th Annual LEGISLATIVE EVENT program planned and produced by Texas Impact       Join Women from All Around the State to Engage Issues That Matter     JANUARY 28-30, 2018   Austin, Texas...
  Our friends at the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty have made us aware that the U.S. Senate has inserted language into the tax reform bill to repeal the Johnson Amendment. Senators need to...
As we come to the close of the year and enter a period of reflection and gratitude, we invite you to join us in looking back at some of the critical issues we've tackled together in the past year. The political...
When people think of the future of climate change action, hopeful individuals might imagine zero emission transportation, industries built on and around renewables, and a mitigated anthropogenic footprint on the...