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SATURDAY: Advocates to gather at Texas Capitol for remembrance of nearly 200 incarcerated Texans and 20 prison staff who have died of COVID-19

AUSTIN — On Saturday, October 24th, formerly incarcerated people, prisoners’ families, criminal legal reform groups, and elected officials will gather in Austin for a remembrance of the almost 200 people who have died in Texas prisons this year due to COVID-19. Read more about SATURDAY: Advocates to gather at Texas Capitol for remembrance of nearly 200 incarcerated Texans and 20 prison staff who have died of COVID-19

Everything you need to know about the upcoming vote on Travis County’s budget

You heard the calls to defund the Austin Police Department, you demanded that elected officials take notice, and you made it possible to begin shifting City of Austin resources from policing to community. But did you know that Travis County is the primary arm of government that incarcerates Austin residents and their budget process is happening right now?  Read more about Everything you need to know about the upcoming vote on Travis County’s budget

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