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POLL: Texans overwhelmingly support police reform; plurality support budget reallocation

July 21, 2020
It’s time to reform, reallocate, and rethink our approach to public safety.

With latest defamation lawsuit, Texas abortion advocates are fighting for their rural clients

July 21, 2020
An attack on these organizations is an attack on every Texan who needs reproductive health services.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Mike Siegel

July 17, 2020
Join Congressional candidate Mike Siegel (TX-10) & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on ending police violence, expanding health care, flipping the district & more!
Mike Siegel Texas

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Alisa Simmons

July 10, 2020
Join Texas House District 94 candidate Alisa Simmons & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on ending police violence, health care, flipping the Texas House & more!
Alisa Simmons Texas

District Attorneys in Texas are under-prosecuting abusive cops

July 7, 2020
Last year 113 people were killed by police in Texas. Charges were only brought in two cases.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with MJ Hegar

July 3, 2020
Join U.S. Senate candidate MJ Hegar & Progress Texas Advocacy Manager Diana Gómez for a discussion on police violence, health care, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic & more!
MJ Hegar

What the #BlackLivesMatter protests have accomplished so far in Texas

June 25, 2020
Texans are stepping up and demanding change — and getting it.

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Royce West

June 18, 2020
Join U.S. Senate candidate Royce West & Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza for a discussion on police violence, health care, leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic & more!
Royce West U.S. Senate

SCOTUS ruling means DACA is safe — for now

June 18, 2020
Congress must take action to protect Dreamers and other undocumented immigrants from Trump’s anti-immigrant crusade.
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Granddaddy Lessons: How Black pride & Black joy fuel this year’s Juneteenth celebrations

June 18, 2020
A country where the most marginalized among us can thrive is a country where everyone thrives. And a country where only the most privileged can thrive will ultimately fall.
Juneteenth Texas

The State of Black Lives in Texas

June 16, 2020
  Tune in for a conversation about the effect policing and restrictive state policies are having on Black lives in Texas, how folks in Austin, Dallas, & Houston are responding & organizing, and what their calls to action are for folks & elected officials across the state.

Does Trump's executive order on police reform go far enough?

June 16, 2020
Political Strategist Jamarr Brown joins FOX 7 to discuss Trump's new executive order focusing on police reform and whether it is enough.
Does Trump's executive order to reform police go far enough?

Restoring trust and saving our democracy

June 15, 2020
If we could hope, what would we hope for? Trust begins in that hope.

Tips for protesting in Texas

June 11, 2020
Protesting is our right, but because of law enforcement’s unethical and violent treatment of protesters, here are some important steps to take to help ensure your safety and security.
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A cage is no place for a human, let alone during a pandemic

June 9, 2020
CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 are impossible to adhere to within immigration detention centers.
McAllen Detention Center

Juneteenth celebrations across Texas 2020

June 9, 2020
Juneteenth falls at an especially crucial moment in the fight for freedom and justice for Black Americans.
Juneteenth

Progress Texas Happy Hour with Sara Stapleton Barrera

June 5, 2020
Join Texas Senate candidate Sara Stapleton Barrera & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on the race for SD 27, police violence, health care during COVID-19, & more.
Sara Stapleton Barrera SD 27

How Texas laws fail to hold police accountable

June 3, 2020
Texas has a shameful history of police brutality, and unsurprisingly, our laws often prioritize police over the Texans they’re supposed to protect.

Facts about police violence in Texas

June 2, 2020
We must hold law enforcement accountable to protect Black Texans.