Democracy From the Ground up Announces Launch of 2022 Campaign

Coalition seeks to pass 15 pro-voter reforms in 15 counties Austin, TEXAS – Democracy From The Ground Up announced the launch of the 2022 campaign to increase voter participation across Texas ahead of the midterm election. Democracy From The Ground Up is an advocacy campaign done in coalition with Common Cause Texas, MOVE Texas, Texas […]

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Just Texas Proclaims All People Are Worthy and Beloved This National Day of Prayer

The first Thursday of May, today, marks the National Day of Prayer. It’s a day established by Congress in 1952 as a day when “the people of the United States may turn to God in prayer and meditation at churches, in groups, and as individuals.”  This year, it comes just days after a leaked draft brief suggests the U.S. Supreme Court intends to strike down Roe v. Wade. While today was intended to honor the power of intentional introspection for people of all faiths –and even those of non-faith – the day is often co-opted by the religious right to push forth their political agenda which unfailingly centers on an evangelical version of Christianity. But there are progressive faith voices who believe differently. […]

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