86th Legislative Session
The Texas Legislature will meet again starting in January 8, 2019. There will be many issues discussed relating to the Family First Act, DFPS, and foster/adoptive children. Please speak up for your family and the children of Texas!
To find contact information for all of your legislative representatives, visit Capitol.tx.gov. Just input your address, and it will list all of your representatives.
Capitol.tx.gov also has tools for tracking bills and hearings.
Make a Difference:
Make child abuse and foster care 'real' for the legislator
Position abused and neglected children as a constituent group not just another special interest group.
Support and participate in local and state level networks and coalitions.
Fact: Consumers and advocates must begin to view themselves as public purpose lobbyists in order to promote positive change in public policy for children in the child welfare system.
This advocacy training session gives some good tools for getting started.