Justice too long delayed is justice denied. — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The mission of Pure Justice is to empower our members and supporters to advocate for the changes they want to see in our criminal justice system and for the economic opportunities they need. Through community organizing and civic engagement, we aim to transform institutions, create equity, and improve the lives of low to moderate income families in Harris County.
R. C. Evans
Sasha L. Legette, J.D.
Criminal Justice Reform
Seldom includes the voices of the youth. We are in the process of putting together a youth criminal justice reform council comprised of high school juniors and seniors as well as college students to gain insight on how they’d like to see the criminal justice system work for them!
Our latest elections have been met with much voter apathy and low turnout, particularly by marginalized citizens. Many feel that their voices aren’t valuable and are rarely heard, therefore we are starting a “Your Vote Matters" campaign to raise political consciousness and voter participation within the community.
August 19, 2019
Free Jail Phone Calls Are Possible Securus Technologies is one of approximately five large firms providing telephone, video, and emailing services to our jails and prisons across the country. As most of us know, it is extremely important for...Continue ...
December 10, 2018
Over the past few months conversations have been surrounding the White House about the administration working on criminal justice reform. While pastors and rap artist Kanye West received swift backlash from criminal justice advocates and others for meeting with President...Continue ...
July 6, 2017
Let's work together
Pure Justice focuses on criminal, juvenile, and social justice incidents, current national events, and events in the Houston and Dallas Texas areas.