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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

Texas Council on Family Violence Names Austin Teen Activist of the Year
AISD senior raises awareness about dating violence
"...observance of National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, the Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) will present Austin ISD..."

Feb. 14, 2024 News Post by Madeline Duncan

Texas Case Has Supreme Court Deciding Whether to Keep Guns From Domestic Violence Offenders
Justices heard arguments this week
"...said Bronwyn Blake, the chief legal officer of the Texas Advocacy Project, a group which provides free legal help..."

Nov. 10, 2023 News Post by Brant Bingamon

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
"...to 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

Will a Tax Credit Make Life Better or Harder for Texas Filmmakers?
Advocates worry plan would increase production but hurt local talent
"...It's rare that the sleepy Texas House Culture, Recreation, & Tourism committee votes on a..."

April 18, 2023 Screens Post 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
"...off 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

Here's What a New Border Bill Would Do to Texas
"Most dangerous" immigration bill ever takes the stage
"...Republicans moved forward with their promise to tackle their..."

March 22, 2023 News Post by Benton Graham

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

Qmmunity: The Art of Advocacy
Find a way to give your say at the Lege, plus a new drag queen portrait series
"...Down at the Lege, bills endangering Texas' LGBTQ population are stacking up. Harmful legislation can be..."

March 3, 2023 Column by James Scott

Advocacy Groups Demand Tangible Plan for Legal Defense at Bail Hearings
Short test run of the program didn’t cut it, they say
"...The Austin Justice Coalition, alongside other advocacy groups like Texas Civil Rights Project and Grassroots Leadership,..."

June 18, 2024 News Post by Camila Villarreal

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

Local Immigration Advocacy Groups Aim to Blunt Right-Wing Proposals at the Lege
Border splurge still splurging
"...In recent weeks, the powerful Texas Sen­ate Committee on Finance has focused much of its..."

March 10, 2023 News Feature by Benton Graham

Opinion: Incarcerated Women in Texas Need to Be Heard
A writer in her eighth year of solitary confinement laments widespread neglect of the experiences of women in prison
"...In December of last year, the Texas Civil Rights Project released a 20-plus-page report titled “Solitary..."

March 29, 2024 Column by Kwaneta Harris

Texas “Death Star” Law Ruled Unconstitutional Two Days Before Taking Effect
But Texas is likely to appeal
"...The law, championed by Texas Republicans in the most recent legislative session, could result..."

Aug. 30, 2023 News Post by Austin Sanders

Lobbying to Save Lives in Texas Prisons
It'll cost $500 million to get A/C in prisons
"...an air-conditioned prison to Lane Murray, one of many Texas prisons with no A/C, where temperatures this summer have..."

Aug. 25, 2023 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Opinion: Texas Schools’ Drug Policies Aren’t Working
Schools are contributing to the school-to-prison pipeline by continuing to use drug education that has been proven to be harmful
"...was proposed, yet sadly not passed in the 87th Texas Legislative session. Texas missed an opportunity to employ restorative..."

July 9, 2021 Column by Dhiya Dhandapani

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

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

Texas GOP Still Set on Sending Vigilantes to the Border
Frightening border bills haven't passed yet, but might in special session
"...Star to explicit recommendations from the Attorney General's Office, Texas leaders made clear in the lead-up to the 88th..."

June 2, 2023 News Feature by Benton Graham

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

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