• TCRP Offices Rebuilt!
    Join Us for Our Austin Grand Reopening - July 25, 5pm
  • Rev. James Lawson Keynote Speaker for 2014 TCRP Bill of Rights Dinner
    TCRP Bill of Rights Dinner, Nov. 1, 2014 - UT-Austin Alumni Center
  • Paso del Norte Civil Rights Project Fiesta Fronteriza 2014
    El Paso Fiesta Fronteriza, Oct. 31, 2014 - Keynote Speaker Rev. James Lawson, Jr.
  • 2014 Update: TCRP Human Rights Report on Inequitable Funding at AISD
  • Rally for women
    TCRP Voting Rights Report

Program News

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 […]

School Beating Brings Call for Anti-Bullying Aid

TCRP Anti-Bullying By Alex Hinojosa After a bullying attack left a 13-year-old student bruised and battered this week, a local civil rights group is demanding that the Socorro Independent School District improve its bullying awareness and prevention programs. According to the Paso Del Norte Civil Rights Project, the female student was attacked Thursday at Jane […]

TCRP Files Complaint Against Federal Judge for Racially Offensive Remarks

A Pattern of ‘Racially Offensive Remarks’ John Council A Texas civil rights organization has submitted a judicial misconduct complaint against U.S District Court Judge Lynn Hughes of Houston to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, alleging that Hughes has made “racially intolerant comments” and requesting that he step down from the bench or be […]

Fuerza del Valle: Wage Theft is Rampant

Labor Justice in the Valley HIDALGO — Alfredo Mendoza (not his real name) thought he was bringing in some extra cash for his family for Christmas. A friend had recommended him to the mechanics shop in Hidalgo. He worked for a week and put in long hours. His boss had no complaints with his work […]

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Events

Rev. James Lawson, Jr.

Paso del Norte Civil Rights Project – FIESTA FRONTERIZA – Oct. 31 2014 – El Paso

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 Fiesta Fronteriza celebrates and honors […]

TCRP Offices Rebuilt!

Join Us for the Grand Reopening in Austin – July 25

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

2014 Bill of Rights Dinner with Keynote Speaker Rev. James Lawson

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 TCRP is proud to present the 2014 Kristi Couvillon Pro Bono Award to Ralph […]

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Merchandise

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 Tees

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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