Statewide Youth Organizing Group Gathers for First-Ever Advocacy Week

Online Gathering Comes as the Legislature Considers Voting Restrictions in Response to a Surge of Participation by Young Voters and Voters of Color FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2021 AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Rising Action, the Texas Freedom Network’s political organizing arm for young Texans, this week for the first time in its history expanded […]

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Leading Youth Mobilizing Organizations Joined by Community Leaders to Rally for Action in Aftermath of Winter Storm Devastation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2021 Leading Youth Mobilizing Organizations Joined by Community Leaders to Rally for Action in Aftermath of Winter Storm Devastation Latinx leaders shared personal stories of winter storm impact to demand state leaders prioritize people’s needs over wasteful bailouts for fossil fuel corporations AUSTIN TX —  Young community leaders from Texas […]

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Texas Rising Statement on the Start of the 87th Legislature

At Start of Lege Session, Youth Program Calls on State Lawmakers to Pursue Policies That Improve Young Texans’ Futures FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 12, 2021 AUSTIN – Texas Rising, the Texas Freedom Network’s youth organizing program, today marked the opening of the 87th session of the Texas Legislature by calling on state lawmakers to tackle […]

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Leading Youth Mobilizing Organizations in Texas Call for No Bailouts for Fossil Fuel Corporations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As States Grapple with Stimulating Their Economies, Campaign Kicks off With Pledge to Protect Working-Class Texans AUSTIN TX — Jolt Initiative and Texas Rising — two of the member organizations of the Texas Youth Power Alliance — today announced a bold, new climate-focused campaign aimed at ensuring that a sustainable recovery for […]

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Texas Rising Leaders Express Relief Over Supreme Court’s DACA Ruling

Texas Rising leaders expressed relief today following the Supreme Court’s rejection of the Trump Administration’s efforts to end the DACA program for undocumented young people in the United States. “I grew up knowing that at any moment, ICE could knock on our front door and take away the lives and the dreams we were building […]

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Texas needs #onlineVRnow

By Isabella Briseño Texas Rising has always been devoted to getting out the vote and increasing civic engagement among young Texans. However, we find ourselves in the middle of a global pandemic. COVID-19 has resulted in Americans confronting numerous challenges, from unemployment to food insecurity and access to health care. But there are things we […]

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2019 Summer Institute Logistics

Thank you for registering for the 2019 Summer Institute! If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to your RFC or Rae Martinez at rae@tfn.org or (210) 683 – 8212. When Friday, July 26 6:000pm – Sunday, July 28th 5:00pm  Note: Registration will be open on July 26th from 2:00pm – 5:30pm. Participants […]

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