• Pres. Obama leads Selma anniversary march
    President Barack Obama, center, walks as he holds hands with Amelia Boynton Robinson, who was beaten during "Bloody Sunday," as they and the first family and others including Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga,, left of Obama, walk across the Edmund Pettis Bridge in Selma, Ala. for the 50th anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday,' a landmark event of the civil rights movement, Saturday, March 7, 2015. AP Photo

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TCRP / ACLU of Texas Report on Solitary Confinement in Texas Prisons

Expensive for taxpayers, Dangerous for guards, and Causes Deterioration of Prisoners with Mental Illness Get the report here [pdf format 656K] The Texas Civil Rights Project and ACLU of Texas today released a report on the state’s overuse of solitary confinement and how it affects the mentally ill, the state budget, the crime rates in […]

Press Release: TCRP Calls for National Movement for Police Reform

November 25, 2014 TCRP Calls for National Movement for Systemic Changes in Policing, Use of Force Policies, and Prosecution of Police Violence November 25, 2014 — Austin, TX. “The grand jury’s failure to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown reflects a major structural flaw in the U.S. justice system […]

TCRP Partners with Houston Voter Registration

Texas State Sen. Rodney Ellis (D-Houston) announced that he is teaming up with Senator Sylvia Garcia, as well as the Houston NAACP, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), and Texas Civil Rights Project, to promote voter registration and engagement in the Houston area. Starting this month, there will be billboards posted throughout Senator Garcia’s […]

Unidentified immigrant body count remains serious issue in Brooks County

Jacqueline Armendariz | Twitter: @jarmendariz Lawmen and “angels” are among those focused on the 129 people found dead in Brooks County’s remote and rugged terrain last year. Last month, a new unit formed to strengthen the prosecution of human smugglers who led illegal immigrants to their deaths through the area, Brooks County Chief Deputy Urbino […]

Rio Grande Valley Locals Continue to Seek Deferred Action

TCRP Immigrant Rights Program Andrew Kreighbaum | Twitter: @akreighbaum MISSION — Dariana Ibarra wiped the milk from her 2-month-old son’s chin at IDEA Public Schools’ campus in Mission as she waited for legal advice on her application for deferred action. The 18-year-old began working on her application as soon as the new policy was announced […]

Court: Houston church discriminated against disabled woman

Disability Rights in Houston By Erin Mulvaney A Harris County court has ruled that authorities at a Houston church discriminated against a disabled woman when they banned her from worship after she raised concerns about restroom accessibility. Malaika Adan filed suit in 2010 against Beth Yeshua HaMashiach, a church of about 100 for Jewish and […]

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Rev. James Lawson, Jr.

Paso del Norte Civil Rights Project – Thank You for a Terrific Fiesta!

Paso del Norte Civil Rights Project Is Proud to Present Our 2014 Fiesta Fronteriza Featuring Keynote Speaker Rev. James Lawson, Jr. Mentor to the great Martin Luther King, Jr. Friday, October 31, 2014 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM Camino Real Hotel 101 South El Paso Street El Paso, TX 79901 Click Here to Purchase Fiesta […]

TCRP Offices Rebuilt!

Thank You for a Terrific Grand Reopening at our Austin Office

Join us on Friday July 25, 2014 5:00pm – 7:30pm for TCRP’s Grand Reopening 1405 Montopolis Drive Austin, TX 78741 [Map] Refreshments will be served!

Keynote Speaker for TCRP 2014 Bill of Rights Dinner

Thank You for a Wonderful Bill of Rights Dinner with Rev. James Lawson

Click here to make your reservation online for the 2014 Bill of Rights Dinner Saturday, November 1, 2014 The University of Texas Alumni Center 2110 San Jacinto Boulevard Austin, TX 78705 [Map] Sponsors Reception at 6:00pm General Reception & Silent Auction at 6:30pm Dinner at 7:30pm With a special performance by award-winning singer-songwriter Sara Hickman […]

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TCRP Onesies

TCRP Onesies for Your Future Activist

Your “Future Activist” is ready to show off her (or his) support for civil rights! Baby onesies come in size 6 months or 12 months, with white snaps, lettering, and TCRP logo on black fabric. Purchase one now for $20, shipping included. To order, email Amanda@TexasCivilRightsProject.org or call 512-474-5073 ext. 102. Future Activist Gallery Five-month-old […]


TCRP T-Shirts

Purchase your new TCRP American Apparel tee shirt today! The front includes a small logo on the left side, with a back that includes the words “Equality. Justica. Diversity. Comunidad.” In women’s sizes (S-XL): Hot Pink Gold Teal Blue Unisex sizes (S-XXL): White Grass Green Slate Gray Teal Blue Shirts are $18 including shipping. Contact […]

TCRP Mousepad

TCRP Mouse Pad

Support civil rights with every click of your mouse! Purchase a new TCRP mouse pad for only $8, shipping included.  The mouse pad is 7 inches in diameter with maroon print on white. It’s a great way to display your community activism at school, home, or work. To order, email Amanda@TexasCivilRightsProject.org or call 512-474-5073 ext. […]

TCRP Carabiner Key Chain

Conveniently clip your keys to a purse, belt loop, or backpack with a TCRP carabiner key chain.  Only $3.50, shipping included. To order, email Amanda@TexasCivilRightsProject.org or call 512-474-5073 ext. 102. (Click to enlarge image.)

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