Research & Reports

Title Project Area Issue/Topic Document Type Date
File: Get More Texans on the Road and Off to Work (Full Length) Criminal Justice Fines & Fees More Resources
File: Get More Texans on the Road and Off to Work (Condensed) Criminal Justice Fines & Fees More Resources
Report: Children at Risk at the Border: Evaluation of the Protection and Care of Unaccompanied Mexican Migrant Children Immigration Immigrant Children & Families Reports
File: Protecciones Para Estudiantes Inmigrantes Bajo McKinney-Vento Immigration, Youth Homelessness Immigrant Children & Families, Increasing Awareness of Youth Experiencing Homelessness, Youth & Liaison Support More Resources
File: Protections for Immigrant Students Under McKinney-Vento Immigration, Youth Homelessness Immigrant Children & Families, Increasing Awareness of Youth Experiencing Homelessness, Youth & Liaison Support More Resources
Report: Withholding Higher Education Education Justice, Fair Financial Services Higher Education, Debt Collection Reports
File: Driving Texans to Debt: The Use of Texas' Failure to Appear/Pay Program in San Antonio (Brief) Criminal Justice Fines & Fees More Resources
File: Driving Texans to Debt: The Use of Texas' Failure to Appear/Pay Program in San Antonio (Executive Summary) Criminal Justice Fines & Fees More Resources
File: Driving Texans to Debt: The Use of Texas' Failure to Appear/Pay Program in El Paso (Executive Summary) Criminal Justice Fines & Fees More Resources
File: Civil Rights Complaint to DOJ against Bonham Independent School District and Bonham Municipal Court Education Justice Truancy Reform, School Policing, School Discipline More Resources
File: Complaint to TEA against Corpus Christi Independent School District (CCISD) Education Justice Truancy Reform More Resources
File: Winter 2023-24 Newsletter Printed Newsletters
File: Driving Texans to Debt: The Use of Texas' Failure to Appear/Pay Program in El Paso (Brief) Criminal Justice Fines & Fees More Resources
File: Infographic: Select Advocacy Work Over Recent Years More Resources
File: Understanding Broadband and How to Get It Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Infrastructure Equity & Environmental Justice Handbooks & Guides
File: Un Arcoíris de Recursos (Rainbow of Resources) Foster Care, Youth Homelessness LGBTQ+ Handbooks & Guides
Link: Dashboard: Payday and Auto Title Lending in Texas, 2012-2022 Fair Financial Services Payday & Auto Title Lending Reform More Resources
Report: Improving Access to Justice in Consumer Debt Lawsuits Fair Financial Services Debt Collection Reports
File: Senate State Affairs Committee Written Testimony Criminal Justice Pretrial & Detention Testimony
File: Oppose HB 225: Stop the Expansion of High-Cost Lending in Texas Fair Financial Services Payday & Auto Title Lending Reform More Resources
File: Oppose HB 3827: Exempts Wage Advance Products from Key Consumer Protections, Leaving Texans Vulnerable to Abuse Fair Financial Services Data Privacy & Financial Technology More Resources
File: Article IV, Rider #14: HB1 (House) Court Text Reminder Program Fact Sheet Criminal Justice Fines & Fees More Resources
File: Joint Testimony in Opposition to SB 245 Education Justice School Discipline Testimony
File: House Corrections Committee Written Testimony Criminal Justice Reentry Testimony
File: HB 4486 Fact Sheet Criminal Justice Policing, Citations & Arrests, Pretrial & Detention More Resources
File: HB 3695 Fact Sheet Criminal Justice Policing, Citations & Arrests, Pretrial & Detention More Resources
Report: School Safety and Threat Assessments: Assessing the Student Beyond the Threat Education Justice School Policing, School Discipline Reports
File: SB 1078 Fact Sheet 2023 Legislative Session Criminal Justice Reentry More Resources
File: School Policing is Not Synonymous with School Safety Education Justice School Policing More Resources
File: SB 1281 HB 4074 Fact Sheet Criminal Justice Fines & Fees More Resources
File: SB 665 HB 2992 Fact Sheet Criminal Justice Policing, Citations & Arrests More Resources
File: HB 2646/SB 2296 Fact Sheet Criminal Justice Fines & Fees, Reentry More Resources
File: HB 410 Fact Sheet Criminal Justice Policing, Citations & Arrests, Pretrial & Detention More Resources
File: House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Written Testimony Criminal Justice Reentry Testimony
File: Texas Appleseed Written Testimony House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence (March 7, 2023) Criminal Justice Fines & Fees Testimony
File: Long-Term Care FAQ Elder Justice Long-Term Care Handbooks & Guides
File: House Subcommittee on Appropriations for Articles I, IV, & V Written Testimony Criminal Justice Pretrial & Detention Testimony
File: Texas Appleseed Written Testimony House Subcommittee on Appropriations for Articles I, IV, & V (Feb. 23, 2023) Criminal Justice Fines & Fees Testimony
Report: The Benefit of Higher Ed in TX Prisons Issue Brief Criminal Justice, Education Justice Reentry, Higher Education Reports
Report: Clean Slate Texas: Record Sealing Issue Brief Criminal Justice Reentry Reports
Report: Civil Asset Forfeiture in Texas Issue Brief Criminal Justice Policing, Citations & Arrests Reports
Report: Strengthen Texas Families and Local Economies: Reform Payday and Auto Title Lending Issue Brief Fair Financial Services Payday & Auto Title Lending Reform Reports
Report: Cite and Release in Texas Issue Brief Criminal Justice Policing, Citations & Arrests, Pretrial & Detention Reports
Report: Parole Fees & the Need for a Grace Period Issue Brief Criminal Justice Fines & Fees Reports
Report: Rethinking Crisis Response in Texas Issue Brief Criminal Justice Policing, Citations & Arrests Reports
File: Rightsizing the Justice System: Testimony to the Senate Finance Committee on Article V Juvenile Justice State Secure Facilities Testimony
File: Support HB 4641: Enhance Coerced Debt Remedies to Enable Victims to Rebuild Their Financial Lives Fair Financial Services Coerced Debt More Resources
File: Support Data Privacy Legislation to Regulate Data Brokers: HB 4917 & SB 2105 Fair Financial Services Data Privacy & Financial Technology More Resources
File: Senate Finance Committee Written Testimony Criminal Justice Pretrial & Detention Testimony
File: The Traps of Texas' Debt-Based License Renewal Program Criminal Justice Fines & Fees More Resources