Being a Better Neighbor, Southwest Texas: Join Us to Learn about the Community Partner Program

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 1:00pm - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 1:00pm

There’s a new way for faith communities to help needy Texans get food, medical and other benefits. Texas’ Health and Human Service Commission (HHSC) has launched it’s statewide Community Partner Program, a great way for local organizations to serve their communities more effectively by providing internet access and/or trained volunteer navigators to help low-income Texas families apply for state benefit programs.

Health Care Enrollment and Congergation Life, Congregation Beth Israel, Austin, December 3, 2013

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 8:00am - 10:30am

Join Get Covered America and Texas Impact for a breakfast meeting about the Affordable Care Act, health insurance enrollment, and how faith communities can engage members around the new opportunities for quality, affordable health care. RSVP for the event today!

When: Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 8AM-10AM

Where: Congregation Beth Israel, Smith Auditorium (3901 Shoal Creek Blvd, Austin, TX 78756)

Schedule

8:00AM: Mingle and gather and breakfast

8:30AM: Program starts

Community Partner Recruitment Initiative Faith Community Conference Call Featuring Joshua Houston, November 22, 2013

Fri, 11/22/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

This month’s Community Partner Recruitment Initiative Faith Community Conference Call will be Friday November 22 from 11-12 (Dial in: (712) 432-3066 Conference Code: 424548).

As always, there will be a brief description of the Community Partner Recruitment Initiative and how faith communities can get involved to provide internet access and/or trained volunteer navigators to help low-income Texans apply for state benefit programs through HHSC's yourtexasbenefits.com portal.

Houston ACA Event at Leonel Castillo Community Center, November 12, 2013

Tue, 11/12/2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Come to the Leonel Castillo Community Center (2101 South St.) to learn about ACA enrollment and participate in a Q&A session!

Where: Leonel Castillo Community Center (2101 South St.)
When: November 12, 5PM-7PM.

Austin ACA Event at Travis High School, November 2, 2013

Sat, 11/02/2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Come to the Travis High School Cafeteria (1211 E Oltorf St.) to learn about ACA enrollment and participate in a Q&A session!

Where: Travis High School Cafeteria (1211 E Oltorf St.)
When: November 2, 10AM-Noon.

26th Annual United Methodist Women's Legislative Event

Onward into the next quarter-century!

UMW Legislative Event registration is open!

As usual, Legislative Event 2014 will be packed with expert policy presentations, practical advocacy training, conversations with top Texas lawmakers, and time at the Capitol.

Houston ACA Event at Jones Memorial UMC, November 4, 2013

Mon, 11/04/2013 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Jones Memorial United Methodist Church, "The Higher Way Church", is hosting an Affordable Care Act event on November 4! 

Learn more and RSVP at The Texas Annual Conference website.

Vote for Water Funding for Texas

Early voting starts October 21! Find polling places and more voter information for your area on the Secretary of State's website.

More than 1,000 people move to Texas every day. By 2060, our population is expected to nearly double. During that same time, our water supplies are expected to decrease 10 percent. Texas will need an additional 8.8 million acre-feet of water to meet that projected demand.

Being a Better Neighbor, South Texas: Join Us to Learn about the Community Partner Program

Mon, 10/14/2013 (All day) - Wed, 10/16/2013 (All day)

Texas Impact staff and AmeriCorps VISTAs are coming to south Texas next week!

Join our VISTAs in Kingsville, Brownsville, San Juan, McAllen and Laredo to learn more about how you and your faith community can help low-income Texan receive the state services they need.

For more information or to RSVP contact Alexis Votteler at alexis.votteler@texasimpact.org or call us at (512)-472-3903.


Kingsville
Monday, October 14th
1:30-3 pm
Retama Baptist Church
515 General Cavazos Blvd.
Kingsville, TX 78363

Bee Moorhead Appears on KUT's Views And Brews Talking ACA

Tue, 10/01/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Bee Moorhead joins KUT’s Ben Philpott and Veronica Zaragovia for a Views and Brews conversation at the Cactus Cafe to talk about the Affordable Care Act, what’s now available, and what it could mean for the state’s healthcare system and overall economy.

Read more about the event at KUT's website.

Water for Texas

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Texas Impact's Board invites you to a special presentation on water funding for Texas

Thursday, October 3, 2013 1:30-3:00PM

Capitol Extension Room E2.002 (Legislative Conference Center)

 

Community Partners Presentation at Austin Heights Baptist Church, Nacogdoches

Thu, 09/19/2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Texas Impact will be hosting a presentation on the Community Partner Program, Thursday, September 19 from 7-8:30pm at Austin Heights Baptist Church (2806 Appleby Sand Rd., Nacogdoches, TX 75965).

Action Alert: We need your help to stop the development of a new private prison in McAllen!

This Wednesday, the McAllen County Commissioners will be holding a public forum to discuss their plan to contract with for-profit private prison companies to build a new prison, largely for immigrants, in their city and we need your to help stop them.

Community Partner Presentation at Asbury UMC, Tyler

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Texas Impact will be hosting a presentation on the Community Partner 
Program Wednesday September 18 from 1-2:30pm at Asbury United
Methodist Church (3201 W Northwest Loop 323, Tyler, TX 75702).
 
The Community Partner Program is a partnership with the State of Texas'

Community Partner Presentation at FUMC, Palestine

Tue, 09/17/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Texas Impact will be giving a presentation on the Community Partner Program Tuesday September 17 from 6-7:30pm at First United Methodist Church in Palestine (422 S Magnolia St., Palestine, TX 75801).

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