Rodney Reed has been on Texas’ death row since 1998, convicted of the 1996 murder of Stacey Stites in Bastrop, but his case has been tainted with "prosecutor misconduct, police corruption, poor defense, and institutional racism." Learn about his fight for a new trial and the Oct. 10 hearing to deal with troubling testimony from the original trial.
ATX Green Awards, which recognizes and promotes sustainability and innovation in local design, is accepting submissions now through Sept. 22 (for the awards ceremony happening Oct. 25). See website for details.
El Buen Samaritano hosts a public participation challenge to raise awareness of the services they provide to Latino and immigrant families. Enter by uploading your Grito videos (a cry for independence, a halt to oppression, and a soulful shout) to social media with #gritochallenge, then tag three other people to do it on social media.