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Thank you to everyone who joined United Methodist Women from all over Texas in Austin for three days of learning, engagement, and advocacy.

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It's the People's House! Tell Lawmakers to Respect All Faiths

Dear Texas Lawmakers:

As Americans and Texans, we are grateful for the freedoms we enjoy in this great nation. As people of many faiths, we lift up especially our freedom of religion. Our mothers and fathers came to this place from around the world to live together with diverse faiths, bound by commitment to the common good.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:00am

Texas Impact welcomed Texas lawmakers back into session on January 10 with a "Service of Public Witness" on the South Steps of the Texas Capitol. The service featured the Muslim call to prayer, a Buddhist meditation, Christian, Sikh, and Unitarian reflections on peace and justice, and a traditional Jewish blessing.

Update: 2017 Service of Public Witness Video Now Online


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ACTION ALERT: U.S. Congressional leaders are moving swiftly to repeal large portions of the Affordable Care Act, jeopardizing health care for 20 million Americans...including nearly 3 million Texans. In response, the NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice is hosting a nationwide interfaith call in day on Monday, Jan. 9. Take action: Urge your U.S. senator to protect healthcare by voting NO on Affordable Care Act repeal!

AUSTIN, Texas—(Dec. 14, 2016) New data analyses show that nearly 75 percent of Texas’ local taxing entities soon could have to increase taxes on property owners by more than 8 percent to continue vital health care services in their communities.

New report, Rocks in the Water: The Unseen Cost of Losing Federal Support for Uncompensated Care, now available.