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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Dear Texas Lawmakers: As Americans and Texans, we are grateful for the freedoms we enjoy in this great nation. As people of many faiths, we lift up especially our freedom of religion. Our mothers and fathers came to this place from around the world to live together with diverse faiths, bound by...
Texas Impact welcomed Texas lawmakers back into session on January 10 with a "Service of Public Witness" on the South Steps of the Texas Capitol. The service featured the Muslim call to prayer, a Buddhist meditation, Christian, Sikh, and Unitarian reflections on peace and...
Video from the Service of Public Witness now available on Youtube here. Prayer Meetup Resource page now available here. PDF available for print here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2017 For more information contact Bee Moorhead @ 512-636-3135 “We Are Sisters...
ACTION ALERT: U.S. Congressional leaders are moving swiftly to repeal large portions of the Affordable Care Act, jeopardizing health care for 20 million Americans...including nearly 3 million Texans. In response, the NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice is...
Note: this post originally appeared on the For a Better Texas Blog. Earlier this month, leaders from the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to all governors and state insurance commissioners requesting input on potential changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and...
AUSTIN, Texas—(Dec. 14, 2016) New data analyses show that nearly 75 percent of Texas’ local taxing entities soon could have to increase taxes on property owners by more than 8 percent to continue vital health care services in their communities. New report, Rocks in the Water:...
When Congress reconvenes in January, many members plan to make repealing the ACA their top priority. Millions of Texans--and other Americans--will spend the holidays worrying that Congress is about to take away their healthcare. Today starts a first-ever Week of Action...