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.

On Thursday, April 28, 2016, the House Committee on State Affairs held an interim hearing to study if the state is adequately prepared for economic, natural, or man-made disasters. Under the direction of Chairman...
The Senate Select Committee on Property Tax Reform and Relief continued its statewide tour this week in Arlington. Texas Impact was disappointed that members of the committee silenced witnesses who testified that...
­­­On Thursday, April 21, the Senate Health and Human Services Committee held an interim hearing to discuss the Refugee Resettlement Program in Texas. The committee’s interim charge given by the Lt. Governor is to “study the impact to the state of the increasing number of...
RSVP for our new Better Neighbors webinar, April 29! Join us Friday, April 29 at 11AM for our first Better Neighbors webinar. Dr. Rosanna Barrett, director of the Texas Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, will discuss how communities of faith can promote...
Note: this op-ed originally appeared in the Austin American-Statesman, Friday, April 15. Find the original story here. Texas should accept billions of dollars in federal funds to secure vital infrastructure...
San Antonio IPL co-sponsored the Regional Air Quality Strategy Session in San Antonio on April 5, making a strong case for the city to develop an action plan so that San Antonio can address air quality concerns and combat climate change. They were mentioned in NowCastSA - read...
Earth Day is a great time to engage your religious community in a call for action on climate! This year, join with communities of faith around the country to learn, reflect, and act during Faith Climate Action Week, 2016. Learn Paris Agreement Helpful summary of key points...