Closer to Justice

A grand jury decided Monday to indict former Austin police Detective Charles “Trey” Kleinert in the fatal shooting of Larry Eugene Jackson Jr. Click here to view the full story from the Austin-American Statesman.

Justice for Larry Jackson: Grand Jury Response Rally

On Monday, May 12th, a Travis County Grand Jury will announce whether or not Detective Kleinert of the Austin Police Department will be indicted for the racist murder of Larry Jackson Jr. Last summer while police were investigating a robbery that occurred earlier that day, Jackson tried to enter the bank during business hours, but… Read More »

Justice for Jackson, Vigil for Rosemary

After nearly a month of deliberation a Travis County Grand Jury is still deciding if Detective Charles Kleinert will be indicted for murdering Larry Jackson Jr. as he was going to the bank last summer. Join the Jackson’s family and supporters Thursday April 24th at 7:00PM as they hold a candle light vigil to pray… Read More »

The New Jim Crow Reading Group, Chapter 2

We will be meeting this Sunday at 7PM to discuss Chapter 2 of The New Jim Crow at Resistencia Bookstore located at 4926 E. Cesar Chavez St. 78702. Below is a link to an audio version of Chapter 2. Copies of the book will be for sale at the meeting as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVcQEQj9mSc

Back in Action

Sorry everyone for not keeping up with posting. We will try to update content on the website more often and keep you all in the loop when it comes to issues of police brutality and racism in Austin.

Next Meeting

Reminder that we will be meeting this Thursday, 7PM at the Texas Music Museum located at 1009 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702. This week Debbie Russell, volunteer with ACLU-TX and the Austin Police Accountability Coalition, will be presenting and answering questions on the different kinds of committees and review boards that effect APD

Reversing the Criminalization of School Discipline

The school-to-prison pipeline is a disturbing trend taking place across the nation in public schools. Instead of schools providing opportunity for equal education and careers, students are being criminalized for minor infractions, leading them to a life of court dates, criminal records and incarceration. What used to be a trip to the principal’s office, or… Read More »