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.


U.S. Senators unveiled their health care reform bill Thursday morning. The bill was developed behind closed doors, and Senate Republican leaders are hoping to have a vote on the Senate floor before a weeklong...
In 2017, so-called “bathroom” legislation was introduced in the Texas Legislature. The issue, which had not been a topic of discussion previously in Texas, was instantly divisive and contentious. Lt. Governor Patrick views the legislation as a top priority, while Speaker Straus...
Our friends at Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church in Houston invite you to attend Sunday Evening Conversations on Creation, an environmental education web meeting series whose theme in 2017 is Connections between People and Nature. On Monday, June 26 at 6pm, join...
Click here for archives of Weekly Witness handouts, action alerts, and webinar videos from the 85th Texas Legislature. Special Weekly Witness Announcement on Webinar and Facebook Live, Monday, June 19, 2017 The 2017 legislative session was a time of high stakes and hard...
If you’ve been sad that the 85th legislative session is ending, boy do we have good news for you. The governor called a special session, so all you session junkies can continue watching LegeTV, tweeting @TXImpact...
President Trump last Thursday announced that he would be pulling the United States out of the Paris Agreement, a global agreement to cap global temperature rise to 2 degrees C as well as provide poorer countries...
The Texas Senate and Lt. Governor Patrick are attempting to force a special session by refusing to vote on a pair of bills, SB 1929 and SB 80. While the 2 bills are administrative and not politically sensitive, if there is a special session it could create another opportunity for supporters...