Racial and Economic Justice

Overview

We seek to empower marginalized communities by fighting discriminatory policies that create systemic barriers to achieving social and economic equity.

State officials have a notorious history of discriminating against Texas residents due to immutable and arbitrary characteristics, including race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation and physical disability.

Our work to ferrets out discriminatory policies that restrict access to social and economic necessities and protecting the civil rights of historically marginalized communities – including immigrants, people with disabilities, and veterans.

By the numbers

11.7 percent

The percentage of individuals with disabilities relative to the entire Texas population.

 

5 million

The estimated number of Texans that experience family violence in their lifetimes.

 

More than 1.6 million

The number of veterans of military service that Texas in home to; the highest number in the nation.

 

About 1.5 million

The number of undocumented immigrants in Texas.

Ongoing Issues

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