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.

No Help For You

Friday, 04, 2018
In February 2018, several major newspapers published a leaked draft of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed regulations that abandon longstanding immigration policy regarding the adminstration's determination of a "public charge." These new regulations will have a...

SNAP Decision

Friday, 27, 2018
  Traditionally a bipartisan piece of legislation, the 2018 Farm Bill, particularly proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), has become the latest fault line between Democrats and Republicans in Congress. The scope of the Farm Bill is broad...
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“Mainstream, Not Extreme” Campaign Judged “Courageous” Austin, TX—Texas Impact received a prestigious Best in Class award at the Religion Communicators Council's annual DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Awards ceremony in Atlanta on April 5, 2018. The award recognizes excellence in...
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Article II (Health and Human Services) heard invited and public testimony on two interim charges this week. Legislators heard testimony on Charge 11 that includes how Texas would respond to federal changes in healthcare dollars like a...
Family violence is a serious issue in Texas. According to the Texas Council on Family Violence, 1 in 3 Texans will experience domestic violence in their life. Faith communities can be key resources for victims of family violence. It is vital for clergy to know how to respond...
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