• Donor Tiles Help Rebuild
    Donor Tiles will Help Rebuild TCRP Offices in Austin
  • 2014 Update: TCRP Human Rights Report on Inequitable Funding at AISD
  • Still photo from video news report about the electrical fire that severely damaged TCRP offices.
    October 2013 Fire at TCRP Texas Office in Austin
  • Rally for women
    TCRP Voting Rights Report

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Unidentified immigrant body count remains grave 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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Jose E Coll, PhD

TCRP – Odessa Tribute to Our Veterans – Feb. 22, 2014

THANK YOU for a wonderful event! Our West Texas Gala has different themes every year that celebrate a human rights issue, and honors individuals in our community who have been true advocates for the individuals we serve. The theme for our next gala will be a Tribute to our Veterans. All proceeds will benefit our […]

Sen. Rodney Ellis

TCRP-Houston Voting Rights Benefit featuring State Sen. Rodney Ellis

THANK YOU for a terrific event! Texas Civil Rights Project-Houston cordially invites you to join us for a relaxing and joyful evening to support our civil rights campaign in Houston– including our recent efforts to enforce the rights of Texas voters in the wake of the Supreme Court’s disappointing decision invalidating the heart of the […]


2013 Bill of Rights Dinner with Damien Echols of the ‘West Memphis Three’ – Austin (Nov. 9)

Thanks to all our friends and colleagues for being part of our annual human rights dinner – and to everyone – for supporting us. It was another fantastic, powerful, and moving Bill of Rights dinner. Saturday, November 9th, 2013 University of Texas Alumni Center (Austin / map) Sponsors Reception 6:00pm General Reception & Silent Auction […]

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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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