Grassroots Leadership Blog
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 832 322-1255
TUESDAY, MAY 7 @ 12:30 PM CT
Grassroots Leadership has been honored to welcome Maria Reza to our team this spring as our digital organizer and communications coordinator. Read more about Maria Reza, Grassroots Leadership’s Digital Organizer and Communications Coordinator, awarded ReFrame Mentorship
For immediate release: December 12, 2018
Contact: Chris Harris, charris@grassrootsleadership.
Recent pledges from re-elected council members and a trio of recent reports build momentum for repeal of Austin’s anti-homeless ordinances in 2019
WHAT: Press conference
WHO: Austin DSA, Grassroots Leadership, Gathering Ground Theatre, Mobile Loaves & Fishes, Texas Appleseed, Texas Fair Defense Project, The Challenger, Trinity Center, University United Methodist Church
WHEN: Thursday, December 13 at 6pm
WHERE: Austin City Hall, 301 W. 2nd St., Austin, Texas Read more about ADVISORY: Growing Coalition Calls on Next Austin City Council to Stop Criminalizing Homelessness