Our vote is our power, and the best thing we can do is use it to create the future we want for ourselves, our families, and our communities. As the polls draw closer, it is crucial to uplift the voices of our various communities, especially those who are often ignored. This is a series of blogs in which Texans of faith, color, and LGBTQIA+ Texans add their voices to the conversation. This is the future they want in their own words. […]
Passed in September 2021, SB1 imposed new restrictions on voter assistance, restricted mail-in ballots, banned overnight early voting hours and drive-thru voting, despite the last two driving increased turnout among voters of color in previous election cycles. […]
AUSTIN, Texas – The State Board of Education held a special meeting yesterday to revise current social studies standards to include requirements called for by the law passed under SB3 during the last legislative session. The State Board of Education had the opportunity to vote on amendments that would help improve the standards, but instead, […]
In just a little over a month, Texans will decide our futures by casting ballots for our preferred candidates in four statewide races. Below, we dive briefly into the role of these offices, highlighting their constitutional duties and responsibilities as well as identifying candidates for each office.
TFN has always fought for Texas school children at the SBOE. But our work would be impossible without the dedication of volunteers who sign up to testify, recruit others to testify, organize at local school board levels, and respond to our various calls to action. While our fight at the SBOE is far from over, we recently sat down with two super volunteers for a brief chat. This is the first installment of a running series. […]