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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The 2017 legislative session is around the corner...help us get ready by making a contribution today! Donate $100 or more and receive our special limited-edition t-shirt! To discuss giving options, please call our Membership Director Sadia Tirmizi at 512-472-3903 x116...
  Our faith traditions call us to serve our communities...to care for the least of our brothers and sisters...to love our neighbors. But the needs can seem overwhelming and it can be hard to get started. Better Neighbors is a monthly toolkit to help you and your...
Each year, leaders of the United Methodist Women (UMW) organize Mission u learning sessions all around the country to deepen participants’ understanding of and engagement on current social issues. Rev. Sam Brannon attended a three-day leader training seminar in Tempe,...
Join us Friday, July 29 at 11AM for our latest Better Neighbors webinar. Kenneth Burchfiel, co-author of this month's Better Neighbors and outgoing Welcoming Communities Initiative AmeriCorps VISTA member, will discuss immigration and forced migration, with a focus on children. Congregational...
On July 19, the House Committee on Appropriations held an interim hearing to discuss interim charge 16, to "Evaluate the effectiveness of the Department of Public Safety’s use of funds appropriated during the 84th legislative session for border security operations. Examine...
Statewide - No statewide news this month. Region F – A private water company seeking to supply the city of Odessa has filed a pair of lawsuits against the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District. The suits are a response to the district board’s unanimous decision to table indefinitely...
On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016, the House Committee on Human Services met to take up its interim charge to eliminate child abuse within the foster care system, increase the number of foster families, and improve adoption policies. At the hearing, the Department of Family and...