Texas Rising Students Speak on Healing and Remembrance In El Paso Three Years After the Tragic Loss of 23 Lives

On the third anniversary of the tragedy in El Paso, our Texas Rising Student Leaders from the community find themselves reflecting on what they remember that day, how El Pasoans continue healing together, and why their work as activists is essential as we continue building the power needed to create a world where our children always come home from school, and we can shop, see movies, go to concerts, and buy groceries for our families without fear. […]

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Books ‘R’ Us: Readers on the Impact of Books in Their Lives

Books are magic. They teach, inspire, comfort, guide, and entertain us. They can challenge our worldview, transport and connect us to realities that aren’t always our own. They build us up, and sometimes, they can reveal our truest selves without judgment. They’re reliable, safe spaces, and great listeners. They help us place ourselves in the big, unknowable world. […]

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SCOTUS Decision in Kennedy v Bremerton Pokes Another Hole in the Curtain Between Church and State. Texans Should be Wary.

In siding with former high school football coach Joe Kennedy, who repeatedly led his players in prayers immediately after games, the court is inviting public school teachers to impose their religious beliefs on students. This decision further erodes church-state separation, the cornerstone of religious freedom and a core tenet of our democracy, which ensures we are all treated equally no matter our religion or belief. […]

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