What is Texas Rising?

Texas Rising is a movement of young, diverse, politically engaged Texans working to leverage our power through community organizing, electoral politics, and public policy advocacy.

As 25% of the electorate, we're organizing to hold our public officials accountable to all Texans, not special interests and the voices of intolerance and division.

Texas Rising is advocating for sound public policies that address reproductive rights, voter suppression, and LGBTQ equality.

Together we can build a better Texas. Join us.

Meet the team & see where we organize


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What personally identifiable information of yours is collected through the Site; Who collects such information; How such information is used; With whom your information may be shared; What choices you have regarding collection, use and distribution of your information; What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control; and How you can correct any inaccuracies in your information.

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Registration has closed. If you would like to attend, please email nick@tfn.org.

Texas Rising and Equality Texas invites you to hold your government accountable: join us in Austin to meet face-to-face with your legislators and discuss how the freedoms we value as Texans are affected by LGBTQ discrimination.

This is an opportunity for YOU to ask state leaders to pass inclusive policies that protect all Texans.

The Freedom Advocacy Day will take place in Austin, TX from Sunday, April 12 at 4:00pm – Monday, April 13 at 4:00pm. There will be dinner and a lobby day training on Sunday, April 12 from 4:00pm – 9:00pm. Lobby day will take place Monday, April 13 from 10:00am – 4:00pm. TFN will provide all meals during the program.

If you have any questions, please contact Nick Savelli, Outreach & Field Manager, at nick@tfn.org or by phone at 512.322.0545Read More

Trust. Respect. Access.

The Texas Freedom Network is working with a coalition of local progressive organizations on a long term campaign to promote policies that restore trust in Texans to make their own reproductive health care decisions, respect for health care professionals’ judgment about patient care and access to the full range of reproductive health care in Texas. Extremist politicians have gone too far in restricting reproductive health care, and today, a diverse group of Texans comes together to demand lawmakers take the first steps toward a better Texas.

You can get involved by joining the Texas Rising campaign. When you sign up we’ll keep you up to date on relevant bills that are moving in the Texas legislature and send you calls to action when we need you to use your voice.

TRUST. Trust Texans to make their own reproductive health care decisions.

• Polling shows that an overwhelming majority of Texans agree that it is important for students to get comprehensive, age-appropriate and medically accurate sex education that includes information on birth control as well as abstinence.1 • Studies indicate that young people who receive comprehensive sex education are 50 percent less likely to have an… Read More

TFN is working to hold our representatives accountable for the grim state of reproductive health care in Texas by promoting a package of proactive bills.

The Reproductive Rights Lobby Day will take place in Austin, TX. There will be a lobby day training at UT Austin on Wednesday, February 25 at 5 p.m. Lobby day will take place Thursday, February 26, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. TFN will provide all meals during the program (dinner on February 25, breakfast and lunch on February 26.)

To register to attend, please fill out the form below. If you have any questions, please contact Nick Savelli, Outreach & Field Manager, at nick@tfn.org or by phone at 512.322.0545

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We’ll keep you informed of statewide events as well as local opportunities to get involved.  In the meantime, make sure to like us on Facebook and follow along on Twitter.

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