Grassroots Leadership Blog

San Antonio media fails to report opposition to video visit plans at Bexar County Jail

Last week the San Antonio Express News posted this article about Bexar County’s imminent transition to video-only visitation at their county jail.  Despite outcry from community members, Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau and County Commissioners continue to push the plan forward.   Read more about San Antonio media fails to report opposition to video visit plans at Bexar County Jail

The year in review: 15 highlights of 2015 at Grassroots Leadership!

Massive march in Dilley, Texas to #EndFamillyDetention!

As we finish up 2015, we thought we’d reflect on the year at Grassroots Leadership.  We’ve had a terrific year of work and it couldn’t have been possible without the hard work and support of our staff, board, volunteers, allies, and donors.  Please consider making a donation to help our work continue in 2016.  Thank you, we couldn’t do it without you! Read more about The year in review: 15 highlights of 2015 at Grassroots Leadership!

This is what you can do: Demand release of women targeted for retaliation in #Hutto27 hunger strike

As a hunger strike inside the Hutto immigrant detention center in Taylor, Texas spreads throughout the facility, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials are ramping up retaliation and abuse against women participating in the protest.  Read more about This is what you can do: Demand release of women targeted for retaliation in #Hutto27 hunger strike

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