The Texas Freedom Network has been at the State Board of Education to call for the adoption of an African American Studies course for Texas public schools. We just sent out the following press release. Read More
Texas investigators have ordered the anti-abortion Heidi Group to repay at least $1.5 million to taxpayers for overpayments and other alarming irregularities while contracted with the state to provide reproductive health care services to women. The group, which served only a fraction of the tens of thousands of women it promised to provide services for, got the money in the first place because anti-abortion lawmakers booted Planned Parenthood out of the state's women's health program four years ago. We just sent out the following press release pointing to how the Heidi Group scam highlights the dangers of playing politics with women's health. Read More
The Texas Freedom Network was proud to stand with scholars and activists who called for the State Board of Education to approve an elective course in Mexican American Studies for Texas public schools. It took four long years, but the state board finally did it last year. Now let’s make it happen for African American Studies. You can help by speaking out in favor of an elective course in African American Studies at a public hearing before the board on Nov. 13! Read More
Austin Sex Education Curriculum Will Help All Students, Regardless of Sexual Orientation, Gender IdentityShare
TFN Calls on State Board of Education to Follow Austin’s Lead, Help Ensure All Texas Students Have Access to Accurate Information on Sex and Health Read More
Texas Rising seeks a full-time Regional Field Coordinator in Houston. Texas Rising is a statewide non-partisan, grassroots organization that is building an informed and effective movement of young Texans working toward equality and social justice.
The Regional Field Coordinator is the face of Texas Rising in Houston, working to advance and grow our network of activists and organizers. The primary responsibilities of a Regional Field Coordinator include recruiting, training, and managing teams of college-age students on area campuses to build grassroots power and implement civic engagement and issue-based advocacy campaigns.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:… Read More
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