Jeremiah Launches 3-Pronged GOTV Campaign
To ensure that all eligible voters reach the polls, Jeremiah Group leaders launched a citywide absentee and voter education / registration campaign working with the staff of nursing and independent living homes, high school and college campuses, and neighborhood congregations and businesses. Jeremiah trained home care staff to identify eligible voters, schools and nonprofits to conduct voter registration drives and congregations to mobilize voters in this non-partisan campaign.Read more
Border Interfaith Leverages Commitments to Reduce Negative Impact of Tests
"Candidates for the U.S. Congressional 16th District of Texas, the Senate District 29 of Texas, Texas House of Representatives District 78 and for District 1 of the State Board of Education participated in Sunday's candidate accountability session...organized by Border Interfaith at the San Judas Tadeo Catholic Church in the Upper Valley."
Local Group Hosts Debate with 8 Candidates Running for Election, El Paso Times
TMO Leaders Win Fight Against Blight in Southwest Houston
"The roar of a bulldozer will prompt a celebration in an Alief neighborhood whose residents have waged a four-year battle to get rid of an abandoned, burned-out condominium complex....The Metropolitan Organization of Houston, along with determined neighbors, thought the disintegrating structure was so dangerous that the city of Houston should spend money to bulldoze the darn thing, but legal and budgetary impediments precluded quick action..... The machinery, which will demolish the public nuisance known as the Winfield I, represents a triumph..."
Civic Activists Win Fight Over Eyesore Condos, Houston Chronicle