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On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, the European Union joined the Paris Climate Agreement, pushing the accord across the threshold of having more than 55 countries representing over 55 percent of global climate change pollution formally join the agreement. The agreement will go into effect in 30 days, on November 4, 2016.

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On Saturday, September 24th, Rev. Sam Brannon attended the 4th Annual RGV Equal Voice Regional Summit in Harlingen, Texas. The event was sponsored by the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Equal Voice Network, a network of ten community based organizations committed to bringing the Rio Grande Valley's families' voices to the decision making table.

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Building on Clergy Mondays during the 84th Texas Legislature, Weekly Witness will bring together just-in-time legislative news with broad goals from Texas Impact's 2017 Legislative Agenda to educate you on the issues and train you to speak effectively with your legislators.

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Faithful engagement with civil power has always held in tension the prophetic and the pastoral, the pragmatic and the pure.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 is the opening day of the 85th Texas Legislature. Join us Tuesday morning on the South Steps of the Capitol for our Interfaith Service of Public Witness, featuring prayers and wisdom from leaders of diverse religious traditions about our shared responsibility to work together for the common good.

Texas Impact Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Rev. Dr. Whit Bodman, President | Austin Theological Seminary

Rick Ertel, Vice-President | Southwestern Texas Synod ELCA

Amanda Quraishi, Secretary | Member At-Large

Rev. Jim McClain, Treasurer | Member At-Large (Rio Texas Conference UMC)

Rev. Mel Caraway | Member At-Large (North Texas Conference UMC)

Mohamed Elibiary | Member At-Large