17 Apr ADVISORY: Press forum with TCRP’s lead attorney against the border wall

For Immediate Publication
Monday, April 17, 2017

Contact: Melissa Martinez, Communications Coordinator
Phone: 512.474.5073 ext. 110
Email: melissa@texascivilrightsproject.org

*** PRESS ADVISORY ***

Press forum with the Texas Civil Rights Project’s lead attorney against the border wall

Racial & Economic Justice Director Efrén C. Olivares will discuss TCRP’s legal strategy on the construction of the border wall and take questions

 

Who: Texas Civil Rights Project’s Racial & Economic Justice Director Efrén C. Olivares
When: Wednesday, April 19  – 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Where:

Texas Civil Rights Project – South Texas Office

1017 W. Hackberry Ave. Alamo, TX 78516

What: Press forum to provide an overview of the Texas Civil Rights Project’s previous work on border fence eminent domain cases and the plan moving forward to ensure that landowners receive fair treatment and outline our legal strategy moving forward. We will premiere a new video on the topic for landowners and have ample time for questions and answers.
Why: Efrén C. Olivares and Zenén Jaimes Pérez of the Texas Civil Rights Project will discuss TCRP’s work to stop the border wall and take questions from the press.

 

Spokespeople available:

  • Efrén C. Olivares, Racial & Economic Justice Director for the Texas Civil Rights Project
  • Zenén Jaimes Pérez, Communications Director for the Texas Civil Rights Project

 


The Texas Civil Rights Project uses legal advocacy to empower Texas communities and create policy change. In its twenty-five year history, TCRP has brought thousands of strategic lawsuits, defending voting rights, fighting institutional discrimination, and reforming systems of criminal justice. Today — with dozens of high-caliber attorneys and professionals in Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Houston and the Rio Grande Valley, and an extensive network of pro bono counsel and community allies — TCRP is among the most influential civil rights organizations in the Lone Star State.