Report Details Recommendations for First Overhaul of State’s Health Curriculum Standards Since 1990s FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2019 AUSTIN – With the teen birth rate in Texas continuing to rank among the highest in the nation and the majority of high school seniors saying they are already sexually active, the Texas Freedom Network Education Fund and the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States today released a report calling for an overhaul of the state’s failed abstinence-only approach to sex education. Read More

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Texas Rising seeks a full-time Regional Field Coordinator in Austin. 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 Austin, 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.

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Texas Rising seeks a full-time Regional Field Coordinator in Fort Worth. 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 Fort Worth, working to advance and grow our network of activists and organizers. The Regional Field Coordinator in Fort Worth will need to be able to travel frequently between Fort Worth and Dallas. 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.

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@SIECUS @kmillertfn @TXCapTonight This campaign for medically accurate, comprehensive and inclusive #SexEducation will stretch into next year when the TX State Board of Education is scheduled to make a decision. Find the TFN and SEICUS recs and ways to get involved at: tfn.org/sex-ed #TeachTheTruth pic.twitter.com/eoMv…