Grassroots Leadership Blog
Dear friends and family,
In the spring of 2020, after seven years as executive director at Grassroots Leadership and more than 16 years on staff, I will transition out of my role. I’m deeply honored to have been a part of an organization of people who are bold, unafraid to rise up, take on cutting-edge work, and speak truth to power. Read more about Exciting transitions ahead for Grassroots Leadership
Our #HomesNotHandcuffs victory is under attack by a targeted misinformation campaign that is trying to undermine the work we did to decriminalize homelessness in Austin.
We need your help to fight back against folks online who are spreading lies and fear. Not sure what to say? Check out this social media toolkit: Read more about #HomesNotHandcuffs victory is under attack. Fight back with this social media toolkit!
On June 20th, the Austin City Council will vote on an ordinance that will effectively reduce the criminalization of the homeless community in Austin. While the vote is two weeks away, here are five things you can do to spread support: Read more about 5 things you can do before #HomesNotHandcuffs vote on June 20th
We are thrilled to have Sue Gabriel join our team as the Prison Justice League Administer. Welcome to the team, Ms. Sue!
Sue was born and raised in Port Arthur, Texas. She attended Port Arthur College, Southwestern Business University, and received an Associate Degree from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. Read more about Welcoming Sue Gabriel as Prison Justice League Administrator
Grassroots Leadership is pleased to welcome Dulce Guerrero and Arlin Tellez as Immigration interns this summer.
Dulce Guerrero was born in Nayarit, Mexico and came to the United States alongside her family at the age of three. Her family settled in Georgia where she lived 20 years prior to moving to Delaware to pursue higher education. Dulce currently attends Delaware State University where she is majoring in Political Science. Read more about Welcoming Arlin Tellez and Dulce Guerrero as Immigration interns
For immediate release: May 6, 2019
Contact: Maria Reza, email@example.com, 832 322-1255
TUESDAY, MAY 7 @ 12:30 PM CT