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Austin Justice Coalition Gets Grant
$20,000 in funding will allow AJC to "advance justice"
"...Some good news for the Austin Justice Coalition: Last week, the Alliance for Boys and..."

Aug. 10, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Austin Justice Coalition x DORF: Online Art Auction
Raising funds, razing injustice, spreading art everywhere
"...who’ve donated their works to this fundraiser for the Austin Justice Coalition. It's an auction of original art, to..."

June 5, 2020 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Education Austin Calls Out AISD Police
Austin Justice Coalition, the NAACP, the Transgender Education Network of Texas, and more insist on “roundtable discussion” to address policing in schools
"...A coalition of community activists gathered on Friday, Sept. 20, to..."

Sept. 27, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

How Did a Weeks-Old Justice Advocacy Group Catch the Ear of Police?
Longtime criminal justice advocates wonder why Austin police are so keen to work with the nascent JUST America
"...brought onstage for a June 11 press conference with Austin Police Department Chief Brian Manley to announce a suite..."

June 26, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Queer Eye Is Casting in Austin (Supposedly)
Is this your chance to receive a “make-better” from the Fab Five?
"...Know somebody in Austin who could benefit from a French tuck or two?..."

Dec. 17, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Music, Spirituality, and Social Justice Meet at New Story Festival
Three-day mash-up offers holistic approach to change
"...mash-up of music, spirituality, art, and environmental and social justice activism that begins this Friday, March 29, on the..."

March 29, 2019 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Austin Police Consider Community Reforms
After a year spent making headlines APD prioritizes policing equity
"..."The Science of Policing Equity: Measuring Fairness in the Austin Police Department." Most of the findings already appeared in..."

Nov. 4, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Black Austin Rally and March for Black Lives at Huston-Tillotson and Texas State Capitol
"...Thousands gathered on June 7, 2020 for the Austin Justice Coalition's Black Austin Rally and March for Black..."

June 8, 2020 Photo Gallery

Fatima Mann Reigns Over Austin Pride
Activist and Pride grand marshal wants to include every member of the rainbow alphabet
"...August, she can be seen walking the streets of Austin barefoot, because she says it makes her a better..."

Aug. 25, 2017 Arts Feature by Sarah Marloff

Young Community Organizers Unite Over Equitable Land Use in Austin
Planning Our Communities offers perspective on the city’s new land development code
"...for communities of color and working class people in Austin" through advocacy and outreach. Although not a formal political..."

Sept. 27, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

No Justice. No Peace.
Picking up the pieces after a week of terror
"...in Baton Rouge hadn't even begun to process. The Austin Justice Coalition and Black Lives Matter planned a Givens..."

July 15, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Black Artists Matter & Kenny Dorham Murals in East Austin
"...Austin Justice Coalition and Capitol View Arts installed a multiblock..."

June 19, 2020 Photo Gallery

Austin at Large: Surprise, Surprise, Surprise
Big dumb mud puddles of racism, right there beneath our feet
"...cohort – the middle-aged, middle-class, managerial white men of Austin – is fond of words that start with N...."

Nov. 15, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

A Tidal Wave of People Batter the Foundations of Austin’s Structural Racism
Thousands took to Downtown and Eastside streets to say, emphatically, that Black Lives Matter
"...week prior by protest violence – mostly waged by Austin police – the Austin Justice Coalition's Black Austin Rally..."

June 12, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Justice for Alton Sterling and Philando Castile
"...The Austin Justice Coalition and Black Lives Matter held a vigil..."

July 14, 2016 Photo Gallery

Justice Advocates React to Felony Bond Order
Advocates say order “needs improvement to maximize impact”
"...Four criminal justice reform groups responded today to the Standing Order issued..."

March 26, 2020 News Post by Michael King

Austin at Large: Every Day is Juneteenth
Yes, freedom is worth celebrating. But it also bids us to do some serious reflection.
"...I had never heard of Juneteenth before moving to Austin in 1988. By that time, it had been a..."

July 3, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
Here are the sounds we’re consuming
"...The before opens into forwards by a pair of Austin stringers, Eric Tessmer ("Stevie Ray Vaughan was the best..."

June 26, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...with the local Shock Sound Series, which fundraises for Austin Creative Alliance, Austin Justice Coalition, Between the Pages, Out..."

Sept. 25, 2020 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

So You Want to Redistrict Austin?
The process – and what’s at stake – with redrawing our City Council districts
"...to be a member of the commission that drew Austin's first single-­member Council districts. "I said, 'No, I don't..."

Sept. 18, 2020 News Feature by Lilli Hime

Faster Than Sound: Austin Music Commission Considers a Black Live Music Fund
Envisioning a Black Live Music Fund and fixing the Broken Spoke
"...Like institutions across the country, the Austin Music Commission grappled with how to address systemic racism..."

July 10, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Black Austin Matters Mural on Congress Avenue
"...Tue., June 16, a multiblock street mural reading "Black Austin Matters" was installed on Congress Avenue between Sixth and..."

June 19, 2020 Photo Gallery

Austin Family & Kids' Activities in the Time of Coronavirus
Get creative and cure cabin fever
"...now, now's a great time to get familiar with Austin's virtual library. They've got audiobooks, movies, music, ebooks, and..."

March 16, 2020 Chron Events Post by Katherine McNevins

Opinion: Decriminalizing Homelessness is Working. Now Austin Needs Investment to Take the Next Step.
The ordinance changes in Austin, designed a year ago to decriminalize the basic human need of having somewhere safe to sleep, have done exactly what they were crafted to do
"...about how the COVID-19 pandemic will impact homelessness in Austin/Travis County, but one thing is clear: The changes City..."

July 17, 2020 Column by Matt Mollica

Austin at Large: Lord, Gotta Keep On Moving
New and welcome spirits animate the fight for transit
"...a whole bunch of people from a variety of Austin's civic power centers gathered at the Central Library to..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

How Austin Restaurants Are Leading the Trump Era Resistance
Economically culture-jamming the new administration
"...It's a beautiful January afternoon in Austin – maybe a bit warmer than usual – and..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Coalition Issues Manifesto on East Austin Schools
Coalition issues manifesto on East Austin schools
"...A group of East Austin community advocates led by Austin ISD District 1 Trustee..."

Sept. 14, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Bakers Against Racism: Austin
D.C.-born initiative kneads up some tasty local support
"...now brings forth a bounty of bready goodness within Austin...."

June 15, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Report: Austin Leads State in Reproductive Freedom
But best-in-Texas ranking highlights what still needs to be done
"...A recently released national ranking that places Austin ahead of any other Texas city for its commitment..."

Nov. 4, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Justice for Monica Loera
Found guilty of murder, Loera's killer only faces a 20-year sentence
"...(Nov. 6). The courtroom, filled predominately with members of Austin’s trans and larger LGBTQ community, as well as Loera’s..."

Nov. 8, 2017 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

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