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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 Jan 12
Long used as a punishment facility for women we visit at T. Don Hutto Detention Center who speak out, this was the first time the Laredo Detention Center had ever been protested in mass.
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GrassrootsLeadership Jan 12
“We’ll be back. We’ll be stronger. We can’t take it any longer.” An incredible day with and . Thanks to everyone who came to rally against ICE’s human rights abuses and to .
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GrassrootsLeadership Jan 12
We’re outside the Laredo Detention Center demanding that Griselda is released. We’re calling on to call ICE and do everything in his power to help Griselda.
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GrassrootsLeadership Jan 12
We have a sidewalk, a busy road median, and our voices. Hoping the detainees inside hear us and know they’re not alone. ICE is not America.
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GrassrootsLeadership Jan 12
Police are already waiting for us in front of Laredo Detention Center, but we shall singing! ✊🗣🎼
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GrassrootsLeadership Jan 12
Less than an hour out from Laredo to . Taking in the landscape.
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GrassrootsLeadership Jan 12
It’s great weather to ! Rally to in front of Laredo Detention Center starts in less than an hour.
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GrassrootsLeadership Jan 12
3 buses from Austin and carpools from San Antonio coming at you, !
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GrassrootsLeadership Jan 12
If you can’t come to Laredo to protest today, you can act in by calling ICE as we drive there. These are the flyers we’re handing out.
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GrassrootsLeadership Jan 12
Roll call for the buses coming from Austin to Laredo! rally today at 1pm.
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GrassrootsLeadership Dec 25
Another child has died in Customs and Border Patrol custody. On Christmas Day. He was 8 years old.
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GrassrootsLeadership Dec 21
Check out the great work of our partners at the Waco Immigrants Alliance in holding the notorious Jack Harwell Detention Center accountable! Follow for updates!
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GrassrootsLeadership Dec 21
We're a proud partner to the . Behavioral health services in can be difficult to understand, but Hogg's new Guide is a big help!
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GrassrootsLeadership Dec 21
"Independent studies, news reports, and complaints from advocacy groups have drawn attention to allegations of systemic sexual assault and poor medical care in family detention."
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GrassrootsLeadership Dec 17
A powerful piece by former organizer Jorge Renaud.
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GrassrootsLeadership Dec 17
An obscure division of ICE operates hundreds of flights each year to deport immigrants. These flights are big business. The U.S. government has spent approximately $1 billion on them in the last decade. via 's &
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GrassrootsLeadership Dec 16
The assault on immigrants continues with the administration targeting refugees from Cambodia and other southeast Asian countries.
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We stand w/ & others calling for Austin City Council to end the criminalization of homelessness in by repealing ordinances re: camping, sitting, lying down & soliciting. These counterproductive laws create barriers for people seeking employment, housing.
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GrassrootsLeadership Dec 12
THURSDAY: People experiencing homelessness & advocates will join together at 6pm during the last Austin City Council meeting of 2018. We'll call on the next city council to immediately repeal local ordinances that criminalize homelessness.
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GrassrootsLeadership Dec 12
Please sign and share! Our friend has faught for the community for years. She needs our support today.
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