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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

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?

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.

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.

For Graduates of 2020: Youth in hospitable and inhospitable worlds

June 1, 2020
Rebuild the world with understanding that your freedom depends on the freedom of everyone else. Selfishness helped get us into this mess.
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Progress Texas Happy Hour with Sri Preston Kulkarni

May 29, 2020
Join Congressional candidate Sri Preston Kulkarni & Progress Texas Communications Director Tara Pohlmeyer for a discussion on police violence, community resources, health care during COVID-19, & more.
Sri Preston Kulkarni

To help Texans is to help immigrants

May 27, 2020
No one should be left out of coronavirus relief because of their immigration status.

Trump Administration capitalizes on COVID-19 lockdowns to accelerate land grabs in Texas

May 26, 2020
The Trump Administration is forcing Texas border residents to make an impossible choice: protecting their health or their homes.
No Border Wall painted on a roof in South Texas

Now is the time for Texas to consider the taxable benefits of marijuana

May 19, 2020
Legalization is going to happen sooner or later, so it might as well be now to help us through this pandemic.
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