Texas Impact – Legislative Update

LEADD: Leadership Education Advancing Democracy and Diversity
Training the next generation of citizen leaders

Texas Impact, iACT, the Interfaith Alliance and First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin are excited to bring the nationally recognized high school leadership program, LEADD (Leadership Education Advancing Democracy & Diversity), to Central Texas, May 6-8, 2011.
Students who attend LEADD become immersed in the history of the First Amendment, particularly its Establishment and Free Exercise Clauses, and learn about current policy, legislative and legal issues regarding religious freedom.

2011 Interfaith Environmental Conference Calls
February 22

Please join us on Tuesday, February 22nd at 10:00 a.m. for our next monthly interfaith conference call. In our monthly environmental calls, we seek to connect faith leaders around the state who are engaged in the work of caring for creation; provide updates about environmental legislation and opportunities for involvement in the legislative session; keep you current on new programs and initiatives; and create a space for sharing hopes and frustrations, plans and ideas, stories and prayers.


Other Dates to Remember:

March 15: Alliance for Clean Texas (ACT) Lobby Day
March 30: “Cover Texas Now” Health Lobby Day
April 12, 2011: “Texas Forward” State Budget Lobby Day
April 19, 2011: ACT Lobby Day– Earth Day Edition

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