Education Policy

Organizations Opposing Texas HB 3979

HB 3979 would limit speech and engagement in Texas classrooms. The following organizations oppose HB 3979 (87th). 

97 Organizations as of June 11, 2021 • See printable PDF version 

HB 3979 opposition list imageAfrican American Chamber of Commerce of San Antonio
Aldine ISD
American GI Forum, Miguel Hernandez Jr. Memorial Chapter
American Historical Association
Anti-Defamation League
ARISE Adelante
Austin ISD
Austin Justice Coalition
Bexar County Education Coalition
Big Thought
Breakthrough Central Texas
Children’s Defense Fund -Texas
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Clint ISD
Coalition of Texans with Disabilities (CTD)
Crowley ISD
Dallas Black Clergy for Safety Equity and Justice
Dallas CORE
Dallas ISD
Dallas Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation
Del Valle ISD
Dignity for All Texas Students
Easterseals Central Texas
Educators in Solidarity
Ethnic Studies Network of Texas Core Team
Every Texan
Fort Bend ISD Equity Coalition
Fort Worth ISD
Generation Citizen
Girls Empowerment Network
Greater Arlington Chamber
Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce
Houston Area Alliance of Black School Educators
Houston Area Urban League
Houston Community Voices for Public Education
Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA)
Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of San Antonio
Jewish Federation of Ft. Worth & Tarrant County
Lake Highlands Area Moms and More Against Racism
Latinos for Education
Leadership ISD
League of Women Voters of Texas
Longview Chamber of Commerce
Lumin Education
Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce
McKinney Chamber of Commerce
McNeil Educational Foundation for Ecumenical Leadership
Mental Health America of Greater Dallas
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
Mexican American School Board Members Association (MASBA)
National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) –Tejas Foco
National Association of Social Workers – Texas Chapter
North Dallas Chamber of Commerce
North Texas Commission
OCA-Greater Houston
ONE Houston
Open Comal Schools Safely
Pastors for Texas Children
Plano Chamber of Commerce
Richardson Area Alliance of Black School Educators
Richardson Chamber of Commerce
Richardson ISD
Shalom Austin
Spark Change Project
Stand for Children
Terra Lumina Consulting and Terra Lumina Photography
Texans for Asian American Studies Coalition
Texans for Asian American Studies Coalition
Texas American Federation of Teachers (Texas AFT)
Texas Appleseed
Texas Association for Bilingual Education (TABE)
Texas Association for Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE)
Texas Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents
Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC)
Texas Council for the Social Studies
Texas Criminal Justice Coalition (TCJC)
Texas Freedom Network
Texas Hispanics Organized for Political Education (HOPE)
Texas League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
Texas PTA
Texas School Alliance
Texas Social Studies Supervisors Association
Texas State Teachers Association
Texas Urban Council of Superintendents
The Arc of Texas
The Education Trust
The Excellence and Advancement Foundation
Transformation Waco
UnidosUS (formerly known as NCLR)
United to Learn
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
Uplift Education
Visions for Change, Inc.
West Sabine ISD
Young Invincibles
Youth Revive, Inc.