Texas

Elected officials:

Legal and anti-discrimination resources:

  • ACLU of Texas
  • CAIR Texas (“Council on American-Islamic Relations is an organization formed solely for the purpose of advocacy, protection of civil rights and liberties, encouraging public engagement and education, building coalitions, and promoting justice, interfaith dialogue and understanding”)
  • Equality Texas (“Works to secure full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Texans through political action, education, community organizing, and collaboration.”)
  • Human Rights Campaign, Texas (“Fights for LGBTQ equality in Texas alongside state and local groups and lawmakers”)
  • The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights (“Promote the best interests of unaccompanied immigrant children with due regard to the child’s expressed wishes, according to the Convention on the Rights of the Child and state and federal law”)

Media, blogs, and online resources:

Organizations:

  • Annie’s List (“Recruits, trains, supports and elects progressive women who are dedicated to advancing the self-determination, health, safety and financial security of Texas women and their families”)
  • Clean Water Action Texas (“Organizes strong grassroots groups and coalitions, and campaigns to elect environmental candidates and to solve environmental and community problems.”)
  • Common Cause Texas (“An independent voice for change and a watchdog against corruption and abuse of power.” Nationally, Common Cause serves as a “grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy” — which includes critical work like fighting gerrymandering.)
  • Drinking Liberally, Texas
  • Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance (“Promotes effective broad-based advocacy for protection and preservation of the Edwards Aquifer, its springs, watersheds, and the Texas Hill Country that sustains it.”)
  • Indivisible (“Demystify congressional advocacy. Support the community of local groups putting the Indivisible Guide into action.”)
  • Moms Clean Air Force (“Standing together for clean, healthy air; helping protect fetuses, infants and toddlers from toxic air pollution and climate disruption”)
  • NARAL Pro-Choice Texas
  • Planned Parenthood Texas Votes
    Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast
  • Progress Texas (“Rapid response media and digital strategy promoting progressive ideals in Texas. “)
  • Showing Up for Racial Justice (“Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves white people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability.”)
  • Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter
  • Stand for Children (“Ensure that all children, regardless of their background, graduate from high school prepared for, and with access to, college or career training.”)
  • Stonewall Democrat groups
  • Texas Democrats
  • Texas League of Conservation Voters (“Works to preserve and enhance the quality of life of Texans by making conservation a top priority with Texas elected officials, political candidates and voters”)
  • Texas Moratorium Network (“Working against the Texas death penalty”)
  • Texas NAACP
  • Texas PIRG (“Stands up to powerful interests whenever they threaten our health and safety, our financial security, or our right to fully participate in our democratic society.”)
  • Turn Texas Blue (“Taking a stand to demand the truth from our politicians. Our collective effort to turn TEXAS blue will make our leaders take notice!”)
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