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Res Publica
"...City Council candidates forums, sponsored by PODER and the Workers Defense Project. 1-2pm. KOOP Radio 91.7FM."

May 8, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
Your citizen's calendar, Oct. 9-16
" town to speak at a fundraiser for the Workers Defense Project/Proyecto Defensa Laboral. (For more, see "Klein in..."

Oct. 10, 2008 News Feature

Klein in Town to Talk 'Shock'
Author/activist Naomi Klein will be in Austin this week to discuss the bailout and other upbeat topics
" Third Coast Activist Resource Center, Monkey­Wrench Books, and Workers Defense Project/Proyecto Defensa Laboral, regarding her book and the..."

Oct. 10, 2008 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Nov. 22-28
"...this month focuses on immigration issues: speakers from the Workers Defense Project, a screening of "Hutto: America's Family Prison,"..."

Nov. 23, 2007 News Feature

April 26 - May 2
"...Rigby, UT professor Robert Jensen, Cristina Tzintzún of the Workers Defense Project, and Louis Malfaro, president of both Education..."

April 27, 2007 News Feature

March 2020 Club Endorsements
Who's backing whom in the Democratic primary?
"...6 Organizing for Power, Unite Here Local 23, Communications Workers of America, 350 Action, Latino Victory, Working Families Party,..."

Feb. 4, 2020 News Post

Point Austin: Making Connections
Organized labor reaches out to all workers
" become less labor advocacy institutions and more a workers' movement. "For organized labor to play its proper role..."

March 2, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Work Stops on Ghost Town
Meadows Housing Project Shuts Down
" Trinity Crossing, the city's most ambitious low-cost housing project, appears to be gasping its last breath. The city..."

June 21, 1996 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Beside the Point: Represent, Represent
County commissioners consider the right form of indigent defense
"...4, marks the deadline for applications for a Holistic Defense Grant through the Texas Indigent Defense Com­mission that Travis..."

April 27, 2018 News Column by Chase Hoffberger

Mi Vida Dentro Documentary Spotlights Rosa Jimenez Case
Activists organize screening as Jimenez awaits D.A.’s Office decision on a retrial
"...with help from the Justice Collaborative, Austin Jus­tice Coalition, Workers Defense Action Fund, and Austin Community Law Center –..."

Feb. 21, 2020 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Judge Blocks Immigration Reforms
Obama's planned expansion of DACA and DAPA on hold
"," said Barbara Hines, a recently retired UT-Law professor. Workers Defense Action Fund Executive Director Cristina Tzintzún expressed similar..."

Feb. 20, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Cool City: Getting Down With the Grid
Everybody's excited about the Pecan Street Project – they're just not sure what it is
"..."I love the Pecan Street Project," someone told Brewster McCracken at a recent event. "But,..."

Sept. 4, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
"...EPA oversees the Construction General Permits issued for development projects in the watershed. SOS's petition alleges that new Bush-appointed..."

May 24, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Lege Lines: Texas GOP Tees up More Voter ID Nonsense
Secretary of State issues election advisory, ignites right-wing voter fraud frenzy
"...including the League of Women Voters of Texas, Work­ers Defense Action Fund, Texas Organ­iz­ing Project, ACLU of Texas, and..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Render Unto Apple
Approval of the Green Water Treatment Plant master plan development is among next week's council agenda items
"...with some misgivings, supported the deal; in particular, construction workers organized by the Workers Defense Project asked that protections..."

March 30, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Travis County Plans New Women's Jail
Del Valle's new digs
"...Valle correctional campus. She spread the word to her co-workers, who were blindsided by the news. "It immediately caught..."

Jan. 26, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

District 4: The Long Shots
Challengers face tough road against well-funded incumbent
"...and ended in a December run-off, won by former Workers Defense Project staffer Greg Casar. Now a nearly two-year..."

Aug. 26, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Life for Baking Pot? Maybe Not
WilCo drug prosecution lacks probable cause and a warrant
"...attests, arrived at the residence claiming to be maintenance workers, then entered the apartment without either a warrant or..."

July 24, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Court Halts New DPS License Rules
Travis Co. judge says agency overstepped rule-making authority
"...driver licensing that opponents say unfairly discriminates against foreign workers...."

April 13, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Bexar County District Attorney Susan Reed Is Afraid of Needles
Bexar D.A. scuttles life-saving needle-exchange program
" drug users availing themselves of the public health project would likely be subject to prosecution for possession of..."

Oct. 9, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Austin at Large: The Costly Pastime of Politics
The big bucks are rolling in to local candidates and PACs. Why, and for what?
"...But for its biggest cause of the moment, opposing Project Connect and Proposition A, it certainly seems to me..."

Oct. 9, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Election Ticker: Are We There Yet?
The latest – and last! – news from the campaign trail before Election Day
"...As for her own race, while Hegar projected her usual brio and applauded the state's bonkers turnout..."

Oct. 30, 2020 News Feature by the News Staff

Austin Freshmen Survive in Unflipped House as the County Sees a Dem Landslide
The blueberry abides (barely)
"...Goodwin enjoyed the endorsement of such influential groups as Workers Defense Action Fund, Sierra Club, and NARAL Pro-Choice Texas,..."

Nov. 6, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

"...their yards without their permission. Pool has blamed overenthusiastic Workers Defense Action Project volunteers...."

Oct. 28, 2016 News Feature by the News Staff

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...police were obtained illegally. The court agreed with Lacresha's defense attorneys that the girl was in state custody when..."

April 23, 1999 News Feature

This Ain't No Picnic: Minutemen on Patrol
The sinister legions of the 'Drug Cartel' have little to fear from the latest incarnation of border hysteria. As for the rest of us ...
"...Fellow is the founder of the ACLU Legal Observers Project, the scourge of the Minutemen's existence. "I hear he..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature by Diana Welch

Niche Justice
Travis County specialty courts try to break the cycle of crime
"...the best of all," says David Grass­baugh, a criminal defense attorney who has worked in the county's drug court,..."

March 26, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

As Millions Demand Justice, Texas Prepares to Take Rodney Reed's Life
Looking back at a long road of injustice for the death row inmate
"...for the past 18 years. He leads the Innocence Project, an organization that works to exonerate the wrongly convicted...."

Nov. 15, 2019 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Wish List
Give 'Til It Helps, Part 2
"...Expert digital-video file-editing for workers' testimonies..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Features Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Carter, an ACLU lawyer, who will work on a project to reduce racial profiling by police, and Kristi Couvillon,..."

March 4, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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