Press Releases

New Study Shows Disjointed Policy and Funding Exacerbate Youth Homelessness in Texas
Most comprehensive study to date of youth homelessness in Texas finds tens of thousands of youth experience homelessness each year due to inadequate support
November 15, 2017
Lawsuit Alleges Discrimination in Port Isabel Hurricane Rebuild Efforts
Millions of dollars in damages sought to reconcile wrongful actions
November 6, 2017
New Toolkit Empowers Texans to Defend Property Confiscated by Law Enforcement
Key questions about asset forfeiture answered
March 23, 2017
New tool in fight against financial exploitation of elders, vulnerable adults
Bilingual “Managing Someone Else’s Money” guides unveiled
March 8, 2017
New Report Reveals Widespread Jailing of Texans for Fine-Only Offenses, Contrary to Federal and State Law
1 in 8 fine-only tickets statewide are paid off through jail stays
February 23, 2017
New Report Finds that Texas Schools Continue to Rely on Police Officers, Courts, and Juvenile Probation to Address Minor School Misbehavior
Data Show that Youth of Color and Students with Disabilities are Disproportionately Subjected to Arrests, Court Involvement, Use of Force, and Juvenile Probation for Similar Behavior
December 14, 2016
New Handbook Helps Texas Homeless Youth Understand Legal Rights
Attorneys with Weatherford, Texas Appleseed and Baker & McKenzie co-author handbook
December 8, 2016

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