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GrassrootsLeadership
Civil and human rights organization based in Austin, TX fighting to end prison profiteering, mass incarceration, detention, and deportation.
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GrassrootsLeadership Nov 13
ICE doing what they do best: abuse and lying. Griselda needs to be released immediately. Every day ICE keeps her locked up her child is in danger.
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GrassrootsLeadership Nov 12
Private prisons poured record amount into the 2018 elections. “What we know is that the private prison industry thrives in the darkness. It does very poorly when there is a lot of sunshine on it.” — Grassroots Leadership's Bob Libal
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GrassrootsLeadership Nov 12
Private prisons poured record amount into the 2018 elections. “What we know is that the private prison industry thrives in the darkness. It does very poorly when there is a lot of sunshine on it.” — Grassroots Leadership's Bob Libal
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GrassrootsLeadership Nov 9
Today, we are making a $1,000 donation from our community defense bond fund to support ’s organizing efforts to free Victor. ✊🏿✊🏽✊🏾 Join us in making a donation to ensure this courageous queer Ghanaian man gets out of detention!
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Lindsay Mader Nov 8
. commissioners change course on jail-related substance abuse treatment funding, disappointing community partner
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GrassrootsLeadership Nov 9
“Coercing a desperate mother seeking asylum to sign deportation paperwork while an appeal is in process with the Board of Immigration Appeals is unlawful and reprehensible" - Griselda's attorney.
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GrassrootsLeadership Nov 9
BREAKING: ICE is intimidating a survivor of domestic violence who has been separated from her child for more than a year by trying to force her to sign her own deportation order. Don't let them silence her. Share this!
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GrassrootsLeadership Nov 9
"I saw for myself how that system can and does ruin lives, causing people to lose everything — including their self worth. That deepened that need within me to become a part of the solution...” - member Jennifer Pumphrey
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GrassrootsLeadership Nov 8
. just got two new Fellows to join the fight against incarceration and criminalization in . Join us in welcoming them and get to know them here:
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Waqar Vick Rehman Nov 6
In Pennsylvania, people with a criminal record who've been released from prison are eligible to vote. This is true even if they are on parole or probation.
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GrassrootsLeadership Nov 6
Griselda is fighting for her life and for her daughter’s safety. puts both in jeopardy everyday they refuse to release her!
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LincolnGoldfinch Law Nov 5
My client's daughter is being held by her abusive ex-partner and ICE won't release her. cc.
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UndocuBlack Network Nov 5
Please support Against aggressive attack by ICE. From legal help to loosing breadwinners-this community needs our help. The fund is led by African Immigrant Relief, the Ohio Immigrant Alliance and Cleveland Jobs with Justice. 🙏🏾
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GrassrootsLeadership Nov 2
Warning: This video is disturbing. But still, we have to look at what is happening to immigrants in our communities.
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GrassrootsLeadership Nov 1
This was less a collab w/ police and more about community organizing and winning at City Hall, incl partners & . will have a positive impact, but there is more to do. Organizers break it down here:
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Lindsay M. Harris Nov 1
Fact: The U.S. has obligations under Sec. 208 of our & nationality act, enacted in 1980, to allow "any" immigrant physically present in the U.S. to apply for . And, under Art. 31 of the conv'n, should not penalize seekers for irregular entry.
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Candice Bernd Oct 6
NEW: Several prisoners wrote me over the summer detailing how 's protocols for mitigating heat at prisons lacking air-conditioning in cellblocks, including access to air-conditioned respite areas & cool-down showers, aren't really a thing.
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GrassrootsLeadership Oct 31
Replying to @Grassroots_News
Apoya a Griselda mientras lucha por la seguridad de su familia. ¡Firma la petición ahora!
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Doug Smith Oct 30
So proud to work with Grassroots Leadership and the brilliant Cate Graziani on developing real alternatives to incarceration, interventions aimed at creating healthier communities, not just jail diversion. ,
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GrassrootsLeadership Oct 31
Madre salvadoreña detenida en T. Don Hutto vive desesperada por el bienestar de su hija
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