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.

  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 congregation...
Note: this article was written by Associate Policy Analyst Joe Czap after a recent trip to South Texas. While sitting at home in Georgetown with a sore throat after a trip down to South Texas, I find myself marveling at how easy it is to obtain the medication and care that I...
The Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy is honored to be the recipient of a grant from the Episcopal Health Foundation to support our health care work. The grant will help further the Texas Interfaith Center’s mission of educating faith communities in Texas about policy...
Texas is home to some of the most advanced health care in the world...but many Texans are getting left behind. Texas leads the nation in both number and percent of uninsured residents. We rank 34th among the states for health, and even worse for senior health...
In the aftermath of the horrific massacre in Orlando on Saturday night, June 11, 2016, Texans of all faiths and none have responded by coming together in community to mourn, remember, and call for unity. Hundreds attended a vigil at Celebration Community Church in Fort Worth...
Photo: Students with bust of Gov. Ma Ferguson at Texas Muslim Capitol Day 2015 In the face of widespread mourning and intensified fear of discrimination, two legal opinions this week in Texas affirmed our nation’s basic principles of religious freedom and nondiscrimination...
From May 23 to May 26, Water Captains Director, Rev. Sam Brannon, attended a week-long environmental spiritual retreat in Garrison, New York. The event was held at the Garrison Institute, which once housed the Monastery of Mary Immaculate. The Institute is up the Hudson River...