Texas Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Tuesday - October 27

The latest local Houston/Dallas/Austin/San Antonio area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

The All of Us Research Program helps researchers learn more about COVID-19, other diseases & their impact across the country! Please join us TOMORROW, 10/28 @ 1pm CST, to learn how U can make a difference in the future of health. Register at: https://t.co/gSIsndYf53

Jorge Gonzalez was a husband and a father. His 1 y/o son lost his father to police violence. @HidalgoCountySO deputies broke his neck & compressed his spine. He went over 21 hours without medical attention.

We need #JusticeForJorge!

Sign here: https://t.co/7tByOoDgAc #RGV

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Thank you to our judges, @ambervenzbox, @latishasbrandon, @consultcorral, Chris Kleinert and our emcee @theannechow, who are helping us award the title of Social Innovator of the Year tomorrow night at The Pitch! Get your tickets here: https://t.co/Ib6xHHZ1yA #InnovateUnited

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As our team interviews people who have experience with SAFP facilities, one thing is clear: calling these programs Substance Abuse Felony Punishment sounds more like retribution than rehabilitation. It's time to #RenameSAFPs! RT or reply below with your name ideas. ⬇️⬇️⬇️

The Conservation Society of San Antonio’s Fall Heritage Festival at La Villita is canceled. https://t.co/igICPNqOEP

There are three days left to early vote. Remember: you can help decide who makes critical #healthcarepolicy decisions with your #vote! Every vote is a voice heard. Don’t forget to wear a mask, practice physical-distancing, and wash your hands.
#texashealthvotes #voteearly

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It's time to get those ballots in! In some places, there is still ample time to send by mail before your state’s deadline. In others, you will want to return to a drop-box or drop-off location.

If you need help, call 866-OUR-VOTE

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A woman diagnosed with Parkinson’s at age 56 is able to move again thanks to a life-changing procedure at #TexasHealth Fort Worth. Read the full story here:
https://t.co/uci9xxICrE. #parkinsons #parkinsonsawareness

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A BIG thank you to our @YPO @Santanderus @accenture_us #mentors for supporting our social innovation fellows on the road to The Pitch! Join us tomorrow night as our finalists share their bold solutions for North Texas: https://t.co/QTXNQVVHhU #NationalMentoringDay #InnovateUnited

984,000 people live in areas that need more transit money
#transportation #mobility #infrastructure


Us talking about youth voter turnout in Texas

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.@WhenWeLastSpoke is a timeless story about changing lives and helping others. When you shop or donate with #Goodwill, you help bring job training and career opportunities to people in your community. https://t.co/4T7ZBAGufY #BringGoodHome https://t.co/4T7ZBAGufY

The deadline to apply to vote by mail has passed, but COVID continues to plague the state, making it inevitable that some Texans will come down with the virus before they’ve had a chance to cast their ballots.


#HoustonLovesTeachers, and we appreciate them too! Share this tweet from @TeachforHouston, or our blog "Four Reasons to Teach" with your networks, because someone out there is considering a rewarding career in education, and THIS could be their sign. 👨‍🏫👩‍🏫 https://t.co/CtusAeT903

TEACH for Houston@TEACHforHOU

In some Houston schools, teachers can receive training to become leaders and mentors and increase their pay too! Working in the education sector has great potential for impact and income—and starting your career in the classroom is the best way to begin.

“You need to know that there is more to learn...and everyone should be open to just listening.” -@TheSharkDaymond

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