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Residents' Advocacy Project: A Voice for Tenants
"...tenant complaints, a June report from the University of Texas School of Law's Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic found..."

Oct. 2, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Austin, Texas Cities Promise Legal Fight Against SB 4
City Council to vote on SB 4 lawsuit resolution Thursday
"...Local leaders from across Texas banded together Tuesday (May 16) on the Capitol‘s south..."

May 16, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Who's Texas?
The story of Texas history says a lot -- about the storytellers
"...year that when he was growing up in West Texas, he was sometimes called a "good minority" -- the..."

Sept. 6, 2002 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Texas Secretary of State Defends Voter Purge Fiasco
Whitley ducks blame during contentious confirmation hearing
"...the “voter fraud” fiasco he unleashed across the state, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley doubled down on his..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Thousands of Texas Women Self-Induce Abortion, Study Finds
Women point to cost barriers, clinic closures as reasons
"...At least 100,000 Texas women (from age 18 to 49) have attempted to..."

Nov. 17, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Julián Castro, Women of Color, and Texas 2020
The path toward turning the state blue
" represent: local advocates and activists from Workers Defense Project, Austin Justice Coa­lition, Planned Parenthood, and elsewhere. The women..."

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

Texas Activists Rattle Cages Over Shabby Jails
Austin-based inmates' rights group hopes to shine daylight on inhumane conditions and mismanagement in county jails
"...With the Texas Youth Commission scandal and a damning U.S. Justice Department..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

All Politics Is Local at Texas Tribune Festival
Evan Smith leads the fest’s move Downtown and brings national newsmakers to Austin
" Evan Smith's invitation to appear at this weekend's Texas Tribune Festival – for free, just like the hundreds..."

Sept. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Future Is in Flux for the Texas Film Incentive Program
Texas loses productions to states with bigger and better incentive programs
"...decade, the creative industries have been explaining that the Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program isn't just for cinema,..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Project Connect Accelerates
As decisions near, controversy dogs urban rail plan
"...rail proposal, familiarly known as the initial phase of "Project Connect." The recommendation will move to the City Council,..."

June 13, 2014 News Feature by Mac McCann

Advocacy, Ethics, and Opposition
"...for months, official agencies such as Capital Metro and Project Connect "are in a strict 'education only, no advocacy'..."

Aug. 8, 2014 News Feature by Mac McCann

Texas Fair Defense Project Prevails Over WilCo in Court
Texas Supreme Court's Unauthorized Practice of Law Com­mit­tee rejects 'secret' complaint filed by William­son County Attorney's Office against Texas Fair Defense Project
"...The Texas Supreme Court's Unauthorized Practice of Law Com­mit­tee has rejected..."

Dec. 7, 2007 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

A Change in Direction for the Texas Civil Rights Project
New leadership doesn't sit well with the old guard
"...This spring, the board of trustees for the Texas Civil Rights Project, a community lawyering organization known for..."

Aug. 3, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Texas Could Lose Big If Census Undercounts Immigrants
Citizenship question could eat into $43 billion state receives in federal funds
"...Latino lawmakers and advocacy groups in Texas are condemning the Trump administration's decision..."

April 6, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Rep. John Bucy III on the 86th Texas Legislature
“We’ve got to do everything we can to keep attention on Medicaid expansion”
"...Austin. Bucy is the president and founder of the Texas Charter School Academic & Athletic League (TCSAAL), and former..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Advocacy Groups: Stop Separating Families at Border
Groups file emergency request to reunite immigrant families
"...The Texas Civil Rights Project, Women's Refugee Commission, UT School of..."

June 8, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

A Purse Drive for Mothers
Give your bags to Handbags of Hope
"...their mothers a Mother's Day gift thanks to the Texas Advocacy Project's Handbags of Hope purse drive...."

Feb. 9, 2011 Design Post by Anne Harris

How to Help Detained Migrant Families
Make an impact by contributing to these advocacy groups
"...providing direct support and relief to detained refugees in Texas...."

July 15, 2019 News Post by Katelyn Landry

More Agenda, More Council
This week brings 99 items – and a host of potential candidates
"...has objected to a developer's plans for a mixed-use project anchored by a boutique hotel). There are a few..."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Breaking the Cycle
Schools move to end teen dating violence
"...because of their age," explains Gloria Terry, CEO of Texas Council on Family Violence. "This message contributes to the..."

Feb. 27, 2015 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

NFL "Millions" Boost Hotline
The National Domestic Violence Hotline has more money, but also more calls to answer
"...that's working to end domestic violence. SafePlace and the Texas Advo­cacy Project are just two of the local nonprofits..."

Jan. 23, 2015 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Wish List
Here's your chance to give back to the areas of our community that need it the most
"...LCD projector..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Survive2Thrive Foundation's Courtney Santana Finds Housing for Survivors of Domestic Violence
"...expanded the nonprofit's scope of services through partnering with Texas Advocacy Project, which provides free legal services to survivors...."

Nov. 27, 2020 Features Feature by Beth Sullivan

More Help for Survivors During COVID Crisis
Council approves $800,000 in RISE funding to Survive2Thrive
"...S2T recently partnered with Texas Advocacy Project to further expand its services. TAP, which..."

May 29, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

String of Sexual Assaults Terrorizes North Austin
Six women have been attacked by a masked man since the end of last year
" Austin. However, according to SafePlace Dir­ector of Community Advocacy Emily LeBlanc, only 9% of all sexual assaults are..."

Feb. 19, 2016 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

The Pols Just Keep on Coming
Your Guide to Candidates for the New 10-1 Universe
"...Gregorio Casar, Workers Defense Project political director Gregorio Casar now says firmly: "I'll be..."

Feb. 3, 2014 News Post by Michael King

No Art Left Behind
New campaign fights for the arts in Texas schools
"...arts education being treated like a redheaded stepchild in Texas public schools? You might want to consider getting on..."

Nov. 26, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

HB 2 Impact Felt One Year Later
On press call, reproductive rights leaders recap HB 2's effect
"...Texas’ abortion-restrictive legislation, signed into law by Republican Gov. Rick..."

July 18, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

News Ticker: September 10
All the news that's fit to blog
"...Despite all the huffing and puffing of state Republicans, Texas still has received a good chunk of change under..."

Sept. 10, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Pets in Abusive Relationships
"...outside world," says Victoria Rambo, a staff attorney at Texas Advocacy Project and volunteer animal advocate. Having a pet..."

May 6, 2016 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

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