Texas Appleseed

Organization website

Primary geographic focus: Texas
Organization type(s): Provider, Research/Policy/Organizing



Has America Given Up on the Dream of Racial Integration?

Alana Semuels
Atlantic, The
June 19, 2015
This feature dives into the history on racial integration in housing through the story of the city of Beaumont, Texas.

News Story

Texas decriminalizing students’ truancy

Associated Press (AP)
June 20, 2015
After a long-fought battle by advocates, Texas signs a bill to decriminalize truancy.

News Story

Lawmakers, Courts Consider Ways to Help People Who Can’t Afford Lawyers

Johnathan Silver
Texas Tribune
September 15, 2016
Ahead of the next legislative session, lawmakers and legal service providers are looking for ways to make the legal process easier for those who represent themselves.


Texas truancy law handcuffs kids’ future

Deborah Fowler
Houston Chronicle
December 26, 2014
It has become apparent that Texas is too quick to refer children to the criminal justice system - and too slow to ask: Why?

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