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 advocates for freedom, justice, and economic opportunity for all people, consistent with the values of mainstream faith communities.
From the national office for ELCA Advocacy:   This week the Senate will vote on policies that could provide protection for young Americans without legal status, also known as Dreamers. During the same voting process, Senators will also consider amendments that restrict...
UPDATED! With early voting starting on February 20th, many Texans are wondering how they can find out about the candidates. Sadly, some potential voters will skip voting because they aren’t confident about their options and they don’t want to vote for candidates who don’t share...
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   Holiday Inn Midtown...
  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...