Our Partners

Information on organizations that help promote and advocate for a healthier Texas.
Organizations that Help Texans with Healthcare

National initiative to connect LGBT-identified persons to healthcare

Out2Enroll

Out2Enroll is a national initiative launched in September 2013 to connect our communities—LGBT people and our families, friends, and allies—with the new health insurance coverage options available under the Affordable Care Act. Out2Enroll also offers LGBT cultural competency training to enrollment assister organizations.

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Nonprofit supporting access for trans* and gender nonconforming persons to equal healthcare, housing, employment, and education.

Trans Pride Initiative

Trans Pride Initiative is a Texas-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity which supports the rights of all persons, regardless of gender identity, to equal healthcare, housing, education, and employment.

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Nonprofit promoting health and wellness for LGBT-identified women and transgender men

Lesbian Health Initiative

The Lesbian Health Initiative of Houston, Inc. (LHI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to eliminating barriers to healthcare and promoting health and wellness for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT)-identified women and transgender men through collaborative and integrated Education, Access and Advocacy programs.

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Statewide health care enrollment coalition

Enroll America - Texas

Enroll America is an independent nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, Enroll America works with more than 4,600 partners in all 50 states and the District of Columbia to create cutting-edge tools, analyze data, inform policy, and share best practices in service of its mission: maximizing the number of Americans who enroll in and retain health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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Coalition of consumer and Faith-based organizations advocating for access to affordable coverage

Cover Texas Now

Cover Texas Now is a coalition of consumer and Faith-based organizations that desire to see the state of Texas implement a sustainable health care system and provide quality affordable health coverage to its citizens.

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Statewide grassroots campaign for access to health coverage

Texas Well and Healthy

Texas Well and Healthy is a grassroots, statewide campaign to ensure Texans have access to health coverage they need. We are a broad, statewide initiative, closely affiliated with Cover Texas Now, a coalition dedicated to ensuring every Texan has access to affordable, quality healthcare.

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A community union organizing low-income communities

La Union del Pueblo Entero (LUPE)

A community union, rooted in the belief that members of the low-income community have the responsibility and the obligation to organize themselves. Through their association they begin to advocate and articulate for the issues and factors that impact their lives.
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Provides medical, dental and health-related human services to low-income families and the uninsured throughout South Texas

Methodist Healthcare Ministries

The mission of MHM is "Serving Humanity to Honor God" by improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of those least served in the Rio Texas Conference area of The United Methodist Church. MHM is dedicated to providing medical, dental and health-related human services to low-income families and the uninsured throughout South Texas
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Professional organization for Social Workers

National Association of Social Workers/Texas

The Texas NASW Chapter, with over 6,000 members, is the major professional social work organization in the state. NASW is committed to advancing professional social work practice and the profession; and to promoting human rights, social and economic justice, and unimpeded access to services for everyone.
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A world free of Multiple Sclerosis

National MS Society, Texas

People affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever.
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self-help housing organization in Hidalgo County

Proyecto Azteca

Proyecto Azteca is a nationally recognized, community-directed, self-help housing organization that has financed and trained more than 600 families in the construction and first time ownership of their own homes in over 150 Hidalgo County colonias
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Leader in policy advances for Texas children

Texans Care for Children

A nonprofit advocacy organization focused on what's best for all Texas kids in five areas of state policy: child protective services; juvenile justice; mental wellness; health and fitness; and early childhood education and opportunities.
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State federation of labor unions

Texas AFL-CIO

The Texas AFL-CIO is a state federation of labor unions representing 235,000 members in Texas. We advocate for working people -- union and non-union alike -- in the political and legislative arenas. We provide support for unions in organizing new members and we coordinate a variety of community service, volunteer and educational programs.
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A statewide religious grassroots network

Texas Impact

Texas Impact is a statewide religious grassroots network whose members include individuals, congregations, and governing bodies of the Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths. Texas Impact exists to advance state public policies that are consistent with universally held social principles of the Abrahamic traditions.
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Organizing to improve the lives of low-income and working class Texas families

Texas Organizing Project

The Texas Organizing Project (TOP) works to improve the lives of low-income and working class Texas families through community organizing, and civic and electoral engagement. TOP is a membership-based organization that conducts direct action organizing, grassroots lobbying and electoral organizing led by working families in Texas.
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A public relations shop promoting progressive ideals

Progress Texas

Progress Texas is a public relations shop promoting progressive ideals while also pushing back on bad policies and bad behavior from the right wing. We focus on issues important to a growing number of people in our state: affordable healthcare, voting rights, LGBT rights, abortion access, fighting income inequality, marijuana policy reform, and accountability in government.
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Grassroots disability rights group in Texas.

ADAPT of Texas

ADAPT fights to free our people from nursing homes and other institutions. We work for more accessible communities: including transportation, housing, public accommodations and governmental buildings and programs. We believe the lives of people with disabilities should be valued. We are a grassroots group; get involved and make a difference.
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Nonprofit volunteer organization focused on breast cancer issues in San Antonio, TX.

Alamo Breast Cancer Foundation

ABCF is a 501(c)3, nonprofit volunteer organization located in San Antonio, TX. It was established in 1993 by four breast cancer survivors determined to take personal action in the fight against the disease. ABCF's mission is to end breast cancer by assisting patients, informing policymakers and expanding knowledge through education and community outreach.
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An independent public policy organization in Austin, TX.

Center for Public Policy Priorities

At the Center for Public Policy Priorities, we believe in a Texas that offers everyone the chance to compete and succeed in life. We envision a Texas where everyone is healthy, well-educated, and financially secure. We want the best Texas - a proud state that sets the bar nationally by expanding opportunity for all. CPPP is an independent public policy organization that uses data and analysis to advocate for solutions that enable Texans of all backgrounds to reach their full potential. We dare Texas to be the best state for hard-working people and their families.
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The policy and action division of Consumer Reports.

Consumers Union -- Southwest Regional Office

Consumers Union is the policy and action division of Consumer Reports. We work with our million plus activists to pass consumer protection laws in states and in Congress. We hammer corporations that do wrong by their customers, and encourage companies that are heading in the right direction. Most of all, we listen to consumers.
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Nonprofit organization that educates the nation about the needs of children

Children's Defense Fund -- Texas

The Children's Defense Fund Leave No Child Behind mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.
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Promotes independence for people with disabilities.

Easter Seals Central Texas

We promote independence and create opportunities for people with disabilities to pursue their hopes and dreams.
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