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Care Not Cages: New report reveals significant racial disparities in policing and jailing in Harris County

HOUSTON, Tex. —  A new report by Grassroots Leadership and Texas Advocates for Justice was released in a press conference today outside Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg’s office. The report, Care Not Cages, revealed significant racial disparities in policing and jailing in Harris County. Read more about Care Not Cages: New report reveals significant racial disparities in policing and jailing in Harris County

Grassroots Leadership: A year in review

Texas is the most incarcerated state in the most incarcerated country in the world. There are more than 1,000 immigration jails separating thousands of people from their loved ones, and a wealthy few profiting from the incarceration of Black, brown, and poor communities. For decades, the solution to dealing with people who are targeted by unjust laws has been incarcerating, punishing, and criminalizing those communities. Read more about Grassroots Leadership: A year in review

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