Research & Reports

Title Project Area Issue/Topic Document Type Date
Report: Texas’ Failure to Appear/Pay Program Issue Brief Criminal Justice Fines & Fees Reports
File: Public Comment to the City of Houston re: The Use of Cite and Release in the City of Houston Criminal Justice Policing, Citations & Arrests, Pretrial & Detention More Resources
File: Motion for Leave to File - Chamber of Commerce v. CFPB Fair Financial Services Amicus Briefs
File: Amicus Brief - Chamber of Commerce v. CFPB Fair Financial Services Payday & Auto Title Lending Reform Amicus Briefs
Report: Cite and Release in Texas Criminal Justice Policing, Citations & Arrests, Pretrial & Detention Reports
File: 2023 Legislative Priorities More Resources
File: Comment Letter RE: FTC Seek Comments on Trade Regulation Rule on Commercial Surveillance and Data Security, R111004, Docket (FTC-2022-0053) Fair Financial Services Data Privacy & Financial Technology More Resources
Report: But Next Time: Storm Survivors Demand Overhaul of Disaster Recovery System Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Equitable Disaster Recovery Reports
File: Fall 2022 Educators in Solidarity Unconference Closing Keynote Education Justice More Resources
File: Rainbow of Resources Youth Homelessness, Foster Care LGBTQ+ Brochures
File: Texas Appleseed Written Testimony House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Criminal Justice Reentry Testimony
File: Texas Appleseed Written Testimony House Criminal Justice Reform Committee Criminal Justice Policing, Citations & Arrests Testimony
Report: San Antonio Should Exit the OmniBase Program: A Barrier to Employment for Low-Income Residents Criminal Justice Fines & Fees Reports
File: Poster: Human Trafficking Youth Homelessness Youth & Liaison Support, LGBTQ+ More Resources
File: Texas Appleseed Written Testimony House Committee on Business & Industry Fair Financial Services Data Privacy & Financial Technology Testimony
File: Comment Letter Re: Prohibition on Inclusion of Adverse Information in Consumer Reporting in Cases of Human Trafficking (Regulation V) Fair Financial Services Coerced Debt More Resources
File: Comment Regarding the CFPB's Inquiry Into Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) Providers (CFPB- 2022-0002) Fair Financial Services Data Privacy & Financial Technology More Resources
File: Comment Letter Re: Request for Information Regarding Fees Imposed by Providers of Consumer Financial Products or Services Fair Financial Services Payday & Auto Title Lending Reform More Resources
File: Texas Appleseed Written Testimony Pensions, Investments, and Financial Services Committee Fair Financial Services Data Privacy & Financial Technology Testimony
File: Texas Appleseed Written Testimony Work Group on Blockchain Matters Public Meeting Fair Financial Services Data Privacy & Financial Technology Testimony
File: Comment Letter Regarding Joint Proposal to Strengthen and Modernize Community Reinvestment Act Regulations Fair Financial Services, Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Payday & Auto Title Lending Reform, Equitable Disaster Recovery More Resources
File: Letter to the Texas Education Agency in support of the Framework for Bolstering School-based Mental Health Services Outlined by the White House in July 2022 Education Justice COVID-19 Recovery & Schools More Resources
File: Letter to Texas Department of Insurance Re: Unfair Delay of Insurance Claims by Auto and Homeowners Insurance Companies Fair Financial Services Insurance More Resources
File: Summer 2022 Newsletter Printed Newsletters
File: Committee on Public Education, Texas House of Representatives Invited Testimony on July 25, 2022 Education Justice Truancy Reform Testimony
File: Letter to Texas Superintendents Re: Discriminatory Dress and Grooming Rules Education Justice School Discipline More Resources
File: Comment to CFPB: An Inquiry into Big Tech Payment Platforms Fair Financial Services Data Privacy & Financial Technology More Resources
File: Letter to Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, et al. Fair Financial Services Data Privacy & Financial Technology More Resources
File: Complaint Regarding Conduct of Regional Method of Distribution Process Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Equitable Disaster Recovery More Resources
Report: The Long-Lasting Impact of Eviction Records Youth Homelessness, Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Eviction Records & Housing Stability Reports
Link: TCCD Training: Legal Strategies to Address Coerced Debt in Texas, Part 1: Coerced Debt and Identity Theft in Texas Fair Financial Services Coerced Debt More Resources
File: TCCD Training: Accompanying Resource to Part 1 Video: Ch. 521 Application Fair Financial Services Coerced Debt More Resources
Link: TCCD Training: Legal Strategies to Address Coerced Debt in Texas, Part 2: Using the Fair Credit Reporting Act to Help Victims of Coerced Debt Fair Financial Services Coerced Debt More Resources
Link: TCCD Training: Legal Strategies to Address Coerced Debt in Texas, Part 3: Challenging the Collection of Coerced Debts Fair Financial Services Coerced Debt More Resources
File: TCCD Training: Accompanying Resource to Part 1 Video: Proposed 521 Order Fair Financial Services Coerced Debt More Resources
File: TCCD Training: Accompanying Resource to Part 1 Video: Legal Training PowerPoint Presentation Fair Financial Services Coerced Debt More Resources
File: TCCD Training: Accompanying Resource to Part 2 Video: Legal Training PowerPoint Presentation Fair Financial Services Coerced Debt More Resources
File: TCCD Training: Accompanying Resource to Part 3 Video: Legal Training PowerPoint Presentation Fair Financial Services Coerced Debt More Resources
File: Winter 2021 Newsletter Printed Newsletters
File: Complaint Against TxDOT to the Federal Highway Administration (Complaint Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964) Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Infrastructure Equity & Environmental Justice More Resources
File: Payday and Auto Title Lending in Texas Market Overview: 2012-2021 Fair Financial Services Payday & Auto Title Lending Reform More Resources
File: Letter to Mayor Johnson and the Dallas City Council Correcting OmniBase Misinformation Criminal Justice Fines & Fees More Resources
File: Letter Brief to Attorney General Ken Paxton Re: Discrimination of Students Based On Race, Ethnicity, Sex, Gender, or Disability Status Education Justice School Discipline More Resources
Report: Infected with Fear: The Coronavirus in Central Texas Jails Criminal Justice Pretrial & Detention Reports
File: Letter to Senator Cornyn and Senator Cruz re: Strong Support for the Driving for Opportunity Act of 2021 Criminal Justice Fines & Fees More Resources
Report: How State & Local Governments Should Consider Spending Available American Rescue Plan Funds Education Justice COVID-19 Recovery & Schools Reports
File: Poster: Getting Your ID or Driver's License (Youth Experiencing Homelessness or In Foster Care) Youth Homelessness, Foster Care Driver’s Education & State Identification Documents More Resources
File: Letter Brief from Civil Rights Organizations to Attorney General Ken Paxton Re: Critical Race Theory Practices Education Justice More Resources
Report: Driven by Debt: The Failure of the OmniBase Program Criminal Justice Fines & Fees Reports
File: Comment to the Department of the Treasury Re: Monitoring the Availability and Affordability of Auto Insurance Fair Financial Services Insurance More Resources