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We continually gather and organize information for this section. If you would like to help, please contact hcgp@txgreens.org. This section aims to be chock full of position papers, articles, and links to other organizations. A related page of our web site: Local Progressive Groups.



Peace Not War

  • Latinos Por La Paz: a grass-roots organization committed to the fulfillment of human, civil, and cultural rights for all citizens of the world
  • Houston Peace and Justice Center now invites progressives to do their copying for 2 1/2 cents at its Center, 1627 W. Alabama (just east of Dunlavy). The facility is open M-F 2-5, but access at other times is possible by calling 713.522.9850
  • The Peace Test Where attitudes toward violence are put to the test.
    Test and boost your resistance to “war fever” at PeaceTest.org, an educational project of the University of Texas School of Public Health and the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA). PeaceTest measures users’ risk of moral disengagement and explains how this cognitive process affects attitudes and policies regarding violence.

Police Accountability

  • Houston CopWatch: a nonviolent all-civilian group that strives to help end police misconduct, brutality, and abuse of power through direct observation of the police in the streets, and advocating for their victims after the event.
  • Corpus Justice: Leader of the movement for civilian oversight of the police.
  • Civilians Down a memorial website for those killed by law officers in our area.

Universal Health Care

Women's Rights

Reproductive Rights

Water Resources

  • Texas Water Matters
    Collaborative effort of National Wildlife Federation, Environmental Defense Fund, and Lone Star Chapter of Sierra Club; follow their links. Includes valuable science, photos, conferences, you name it they've got it with respect to water. (Water Conference in Houston happened 27 Sept 2003; others to follow in New Braunfels, Dallas, Midland.)
  • NWF Texas Living Waters
    Part of the above coalition; video available.
  • Facts about Texas Water
    An engaging manual for personal action. Download pdf in English and/o en Español.

Energy / Environment

Elections: Instant Runoff Voting, Research, Reforms

Public Radio and Free Speech

Independent / Alternative News & Media

Anti-Death Penalty
People from associated state green parties met in Denver in June, 2000, and adopted a platform that states in Section F, on Criminal Justice, Item 14: "We do not support, as a matter of conscience, the DEATH PENALTY." ASGP Platform 2000

Genetically Modified Food; other good food stuff

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    last updated: 2005-02-05



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