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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Our first annual Health Justice Sabbath weekend was a huge success! People of faith across Texas gathered to pray, study, and take action to support health care for all Texans. The weekend began with a press conference in Austin, featuring faith leaders and a...
"It is important to me that Gospel values get translated into influence on public policy. I value and support Texas Impact because it does this so well at the state level--all the while keeping me informed about current policy issues. As a Christian and individual...
At a time when many Americans are wondering what might be in store for the U-S healthcare system (particularly in the Lone Star State, which leads the nation in both number and percentage of uninsured residents), Texas faith communities have a message for congregants and...
This morning at the COP, British medical journal The Lancet launched a new initiative called "The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change." The initiative is an international, multi-...
In the wake of U.S. election results, Americans attending COP22 started getting a lot of questions from their global colleagues: What do we think of the president-elect? What positions will he take on (name your issue)? Who will he appoint to be in his Cabinet? But mostly—since...
Dear Friends, With the election season in the rearview mirror, your democracy still needs you! The Texas Legislature will convene in two months, and the faith community's participation has never been more important.  Join Texas Impact--Texas' oldest and largest interfaith advocacy...
In Remembrance is an annual event at the Captain Joe Byrd Prison Cemetery in Huntsville, co-hosted by the Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy and Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in Huntsville. On the...