Press Releases

TOP Press Releases

TOP: “Juneteenth is more than a historical milestone; it is a beacon of hope and a call to action” (June 19, 2024)

TOP: “Implementing Trump-like anti-immigrant policies is unacceptable and a step backward for this administration” (June 4, 2024)

Texas Organizing Project celebrates 2024 PRIDE Month (June 2, 2024)

TOP: “Justice is finally catching up to Donald Trump” (May 31, 2024)

TOP PAC congratulates endorsed progressive candidates on hard-fought primary runoff wins (May 29, 2024)

TOP Calls for Action After Devastating Houston Storms (May 29, 2024)

Texas Organizing Project Condemns NRA and Trump’s Extremist Agenda at Dallas Annual Meeting (May 18, 2024)

BlackTOP statement on Gov. Abbott pardoning convicted murderer Daniel Perry (May 17, 2024)

TOP In Solidarity With Palestinians In The Wake Of Oppression & Genocide (May 2, 2024)

TOP: “Paxton is a power-hungry white nationalist grifter who will say and do anything to avoid accountability” (March 26, 2024)

With SCOTUS’ Latest SB4 Decision, TOP Calls on Elected Officials to Uphold Dignity & Rights of All, Regardless of Immigration Status (March 19, 2024)

TOP: “Gov. Abbott’s SB4 is white supremacy in action, and it must never be implemented” (March 18, 2024)

TOP PAC continues to move the needle of progressive political power in Texas, fighting off right-wing hate and disinformation (March 6, 2024)

TOP PAC Powers Harris County DA Candidate Sean Teare to Victory in Democratic Primary (March 5, 2024)

Statement from Texas Organizing Project on Shane James (December 6, 2023)

TOP: “By embracing Trump,​ Gov. Abbott is embracing​ white nationalism” (November 20, 2023)

TOP PAC moves progressive power forward in Houston municipal election (November 8, 2023)

TOP reflects on and celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day (October 9, 2023)

Paxton Impeachment Trial: TOP Condemns Cowardly Acquittal (September 16, 2023)

TOP reflects as National Hispanic Heritage Month starts (September 15, 2023)

TOP statement on latest DACA court ruling (September 14, 2023)

TOP Calls For Paxton​ Accountability As Impeachment Trial Set To Begin (September 4, 2023)

TOP Commemorates Labor Day (September 4, 2023)

TOP Celebrates Historic Win for New Mothers in Texas: A Full Year of Medicaid Coverage (August 31, 2023)

TOP announces endorsed candidates for Houston City Council (August 19, 2023)

TOP Condemns Rittenhouse’s Texas Power Play As Threat to Democracy (August 18, 2023)

TOP: “Abbott is a conniving extremist who views asylum-seekers as subhuman” (July 18, 2023)

TOP statement on this year’s July 4th holiday (July 4, 2023)

SCOTUS Strikes at the Heart of Opportunity, Diversity, & Inclusion in the U.S. (June 30, 2023)

Groundbreaking MAC System Starts New Era for Justice Reform in Bexar County (June 26, 2023)

BlackTOP commemorates Juneteenth (June 19, 2023)

TOP Celebrates Historic HB 12 Win: Paving Way for Postpartum Medicaid Extension in Texas (June 16, 2023)

TOP statement on Gov. Abbott signing HB 17 into law (June 7, 2023)

TOP Statement on the End of Title 42 (May 13, 2023)

TOP Statement on White Supremacist Mass Shooting in Allen (May 10, 2023)

TOP congratulates progressives Jalen McKee-Rodriguez & Teri Castillo on re-election to San Antonio City Council (May 6, 2023)

Texas Organizing Project Calls on Texas House to Pass HB 12 (April 20, 2023)

TOP: “DACA recipients’ access to healthcare is vital to our country’s future success” (April 14, 2023)

BlackTOP: “This latest ploy by Abbott is a message to all who fight for justice that their lives have no value in the eyes of Republican state leaders” (April 11, 2023)

Texas Organizing Project announces endorsements for San Antonio municipal election (March 24, 2023)

TOP statement on release of Memphis police bodycam footage showing the murder of Tyre Nichols (January 28, 2023)

TOP statement on two-year mark of white supremacist insurrection at U.S. Capitol (January 6, 2023)

BlackTOP applauds the release of WNBA star and activist Brittney Griner (December 8, 2022)

TOP: “Trump is an abomination who deserves retribution, not another shot at the presidency” (November 16, 2022)

Texas Organizing Project PAC Congratulates Harris Co. Judge Lina Hidalgo on Winning Second Term (November 10, 2022)

TOP PAC statement on GOP Harris Co. Commissioners Ramsey & Cagle failing to show up to pass tax rate (October 26, 2022)

TOP Implores GOP Harris Co. Commissioners Cagle & Ramsey: Put People Over Politics, Pass A Tax Rate (October 24, 2022)

Texas Organizing Project Condemns Voter Suppression Proven by New Study Findings (October 21, 2022)

TOP statement in recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day (October 10, 2022)

TOP statement on President Biden’s steps toward marijuana reform (October 7, 2022)

TOP statement on DACA court ruling (October 5, 2022)

Texas Organizing Project PAC & Florida Rising Condemn Abbott & DeSantis’ Blatant Racism & Exploitation of Migrants (September 21, 2022)

TOP supports San Antonio City Council’s budget proposal for increased apartment code enforcement (September 15, 2022)

Texas Organizing Project celebrates Labor Day (September 5, 2022)

Against Backdrop of Union Busting Across U.S.​, ​TOP Proudly​ ​Reaches Staff Union​ ​Collective Bargaining Agreement (August 18, 2022)

TOP on migrant deaths: “It’s an injustice, and a searing indictment of our discriminatory immigration system” (June 29, 2022)

TOP statement on Supreme Court striking down right to safe and legal abortion (June 24, 2022)

TOP statement on Dee Dee Hall dying in DPD custody (June 11, 2022)

TOP honors the invaluable contributions of Black & Latino LGBTQIA+ community members this Pride month (June 1, 2022)

TOP and elected leaders team up for town hall centered on defending Black and Latino Texans’ rights (May 29, 2022)

TOP PAC advances progressive power in Texas Democratic Primary Runoffs (May 26, 2022)

TOP: The Fight for Healthcare & Abortion Access is a Fight For Racial Justice (May 14, 2022)

TOP statement on draft SCOTUS opinion eliminating abortion rights (May 3, 2022)

TOP statement on GOP governors’ Border Strike Force (April 20, 2022)

TOP PAC Endorses Jolanda Jones for Texas House (Dist. 147) (April 19, 2022)

TOP statement on federal court ruling targeting the Texas Dream Act (April 14, 2022)

TOP statement on Senate confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court (April 7, 2022)

TOP: “Gov. Abbott is no leader; he’s only an attention-craving right-wing agitator.” (April 6, 2022)

TOP PAC Endorses Rochelle Garza for TX Attorney General (April 5, 2022)

TOP PAC Endorses Ina Minjarez for Bexar County Judge (April 2, 2022)

REPORT: Black, Latino Texans Instrumental in Bolstering Disaster Recovery Protocols Following Hurricane Harvey (March 29, 2022)

TOP PAC boosts progressive congressional candidates Cisneros, Crockett, and Casar to strong primary election performances (March 3, 2022)

TOP PAC Advances Bold, Progressive Vision for Texas in 2022 Primary (March 2, 2022)

TOP Calls On Harris Co. Republican Party to Hold Joint Primaries (March 2, 2022)

TOP PAC Endorses Jessica Cisneros (TX-28) For Congress (January 21, 2022)

TOP: “Honoring the legacy of Dr. King means enshrining the expansion of voting rights” (January 17, 2022)

TOP Statement On Impending Senate Filibuster Reform Deadline (January 10, 2022)

TOP statement on one-year mark of white supremacist insurrection at U.S. Capitol (January 6, 2022)

TOP PAC Endorses Lee Merritt for TX Attorney General (December 17, 2021)

TOP statement on DOJ suing Texas over redistricting (December 6, 2021)

TOP: “White Supremacy Murdered Ahmaud Arbery” (November 24, 2021)

TOP: “This verdict emboldens white nationalist vigilantism and violence” (November 19, 2021)

Ft. Bend Redistricting Needs To Reflect The Diversity & Demographic Changes From The Past Decade (October 22, 2021)

TOP: “Abbott is endorsing Trump’s lies and demagoguery with his new Secretary of State selection” (October 21, 2021)

TOP statement on the end of the third legislative special session (October 19, 2021)

TOP supportive of DOJ investigation into Texas juvenile correctional facilities (October 13, 2021)

Texas Organizing Project statement recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day (October 11, 2021)

Texas Organizing Project Surpasses $1 Million in Bail Funds Distributed (September 22, 2021)

TOP statement on Border Patrol agents brutally attacking Haitian asylum-seekers (September 21, 2021)

TOP: “Our Congressional leaders cannot afford to throw in the towel and squander this historic opportunity” (September 20, 2021)

Texas Organizing Project announces endorsement in Texas House District 118 special election (September 19, 2021)

Missed opportunities in city budget to keep more San Antonians housed (September 18, 2021)

TOP: “Governor Abbott has codified intimidation of and discrimination against Texas voters of color” (September 7, 2021)

Texas Organizing Project Applauds Staff’s Creation of Union (July 15, 2021)

TOP Applauds Texas House Democrats Breaking Quorum (July 12, 2021)

TOP: “Executive Order GA-13 violates Texans’ constitutional rights” (June 24, 2021)

Texas Organizing Project commemorates Juneteenth (June 19, 2021)

Texas Organizing Project statement on Gov. Abbott’s border wall scheme (June 16, 2021)

Texas Organizing Project drives progressive candidates to victory in San Antonio municipal runoffs (June 6, 2021)

Texas Organizing Project Remains Ready To Defend Voting Rights After Defeat of SB 7 (May 31, 2021)

TOP: “Honoring George Floyd’s life means taking bold action to overhaul the system that ended it” (May 25, 2021)

TOP: “Gov. Abbott is shortchanging Texas families” (May 17, 2021)

Texas Organizing Project Condemns HB6 & SB7 Ahead Of Imminent House Floor Vote (May 6, 2021)

Texas Organizing Project provides critical boost to progressive candidates, moves the needle on police reform in San Antonio (May 3, 2021)

Texas Progressive DAs unite in opposition to voter suppression bills in state legislature (April 29, 2021)

Community taking care of community: Texas Organizing Project provides financial relief to residents forgotten by elected officials after Winter Storm Uri (April 23, 2021)

TOP statement on Derek Chauvin verdict (April 20, 2021)

Texas Organizing Project statement on HB 20 advancing past Texas House committee (April 12, 2021)

Texas Organizing Project announces Dallas City Council endorsements (April 3, 2021)

Texas Organizing Project statement on expansion of Bexar County Public Defender’s Office (March 23, 2021)

TOP: “Abbott is despicably scoring political points off the plight of unaccompanied minors” (March 17, 2021)

TOP statement on release of Ben Spencer of Dallas, wrongfully incarcerated for 34 years (March 12, 2021)

TOP, TCRP, MOVE Texas statement on latest court ruling regarding San Antonio paid sick leave ordinance (March 10, 2021)

TOP: “What Abbott is doing is not leadership. It’s arrogant, racist negligence” (March 2, 2021)

TOP commemorates trailblazing women of color this Women’s History Month (March 1, 2021)

TOP condemns Gov. Abbott’s arrogance, lack of leadership, costing lives of Black & Latino Texans (February 20, 2021)

TOP: “Sens. Cruz, Cornyn endorse white nationalist violence with acquittal vote of Trump” (February 13, 2021)

TOP to Texas AG: “Resign, Ken. Immigrants will not be intimidated by a fraud who thinks he is above the law.” (January 22, 2021)

TOP statement on Biden-Harris immigration reform bill presented to Congress (January 20, 2021)

TOP recommits to bringing MLK’s vision to life (January 18, 2021)

TOP: “Today’s vote brings us one step closer to removing from power the white nationalist threat that is Donald Trump” (January 13, 2021)

TOP condemns white supremacists’ assault on democracy at U.S. Capitol, calls for Trump’s removal, Cruz’s resignation (January 6, 2021)

Houston tenants facing eviction take fight to City Hall as CDC order expires at end of month (December 16, 2020)

TOP powers Tarsha Jackson to victory in Houston City Council District B runoff (December 12, 2020)

More Than Half A Million of TOP’s Targets Cast Ballot During Early Vote (November 2, 2020)

Texas Leads Nation in Voting (October 19, 2020)

TOP announces additional Fort Bend County endorsements (October 9, 2020)

TOP Sues Bexar County to Keep Polling Locations Open (October 6, 2020)

TOP Announces 2020 Endorsements (October 2, 2020)

TOP urges more community investment ahead of Dallas city budget vote (September 23, 2020)

TOP statement on Dallas Police Chief Reneé Hall announcing resignation (September 9, 2020)

Ometu Arrest is Reason People March for Justice (September 2, 2020)

TOP statement on CDC’s temporary halt on evictions (September 2, 2020)

TOP comes out in favor of SAWS Accountability Act (August 17, 2020)

Houston District B Residents Applaud Decision to Allow Runoff to Proceed (August 11, 2020)

TOP statement on President Trump cutting short Census counting efforts (August 4, 2020)

Justice Can’t Wait: Independence Day Agenda For Houston Policing (July 17, 2020)

TOP Helps Propel Progressive Candidates to Victory (July 15, 2020)