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Grassroots Leadership is hiring for a Finance and Administration Manager!

Grassroots Leadership seeks a Finance and Administration Manager for the organization.  The position will be responsible for processing and preparing all the accounting, bookkeeping and financial reports for the organization. This position reports directly to the Co-Executive Directors. 

Essential duties and responsibilities: Read more about Grassroots Leadership is hiring for a Finance and Administration Manager!

Texas Advocates for Justice speaks at Federal Court hearing regarding ending cash bail in Harris County

On October 28, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas held a final hearing on a historic agreement to put an end to Harris County’s unconstitutional bail practices.

Our lead Houston field organizer, Dianna Williams, gave a powerful testimony on why it's time for Harris County to invest in #CommunitiesNotCages. Read below.


Good morning, Your Honor.    Read more about Texas Advocates for Justice speaks at Federal Court hearing regarding ending cash bail in Harris County

ICE Withdraws Exorbitant Fines Imposed on Women Living in Sanctuary Across the Country

NATIONAL — Almost four months after Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) first issued notice of fines ranging between $300,000 - $500,000 to seven women living in sanctuary in churches across the country, ICE has withdrawn the fines. In a letter sent to the families, ICE stated “following consideration of matters you forwarded for ICE review, and in the exercise of discretion under applicable regulations, ICE hereby withdraws the Notice of Intention to Fine.”  Read more about ICE Withdraws Exorbitant Fines Imposed on Women Living in Sanctuary Across the Country

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