Houston Mayoral Candidate Scorecard

On August 24, 2019 our members spent hours thinking through issues impacting them, their families, and their neighbors that were not reflected in many of the candidate platforms they reviewed. After tough conversations and continuous debate, our members identified eight…

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Pure Justice Mid-September Updates

Gun Violence Prevention MeetingĀ  Before the 3rd Democratic Debate, leaders of local and national black and brown lead organizations met to discuss building a coalition to address violence in our communities and in the country as a whole. We discussed…

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Mayoral Candidate Questionnaire Update

The Mayor is one of the most powerful positions in local government. It is the job of the mayor to oversee various aspects of funding, programs, and initiatives that impact our everyday lives; therefore it is important to be sure…

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Black and Latinx Leaders of Texas Respond to Gun Violence in Texas

  Today our partners at Community Justice Action Fund penned the following letter signed by Black and Latinx Leaders across Texas to demand an end to Gun Violence in our communities following the deadly mass shooting in El Paso: We,…

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Harris County Moving Towards Free Phone Calls

  Free Jail Phone Calls Are PossibleĀ  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…

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