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April 29, 2017

100 days in, Trump has been shockingly successful at rolling-back civil rights

Late-night comedians may taunt President Donald Trump for his dysfunctional leadership team, legislative failures and abrupt about-faces on foreign policy in these first 100 days. But, whatever other setbacks his administration has faced, the Trump team has been shockingly successful at using the first 100...

April 17, 2017

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...

April 11, 2017

Ensuring that eligible high school voters can participate in our democracy

The right to vote is fundamental. Registering to vote should be an easy, straightforward, and open process for everyone, but especially for young people who are beginning their first experience with voting. Numerous studies have shown that when young people learn the voting process early...

March 29, 2017

RELEASE: Mimi Marziani appointed as chair of U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ Texas Advisory Committee

For Immediate Release Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Contact: Melissa Martinez, Communications Coordinator Phone: 512.474.5073 ext. 110 Email: melissa@texascivilrightsproject.org RELEASE: Mimi Marziani appointed as chair of  U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ Texas Advisory Committee Austin, TX —This week, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) appointed Mimi Marziani, executive director of the...