Research & Reports

Title Project Area Issue/Topic Document Type Date
File: Letter to Chairs Whitmire and Dutton: A Roadmap for Enacting Closer to Home Plan Juvenile Justice State Secure Facilities More Resources
File: Senate Finance Hearing Testimony: Preventing Poor Outcomes by Funding Services for Youth Experiencing Homelessness in Texas Youth Homelessness Increasing Awareness of Youth Experiencing Homelessness Testimony
File: Out-of-School Suspensions Harm Students Experiencing Homelessness More Resources
Report: Thank You for Your Service Fair Financial Services Payday & Auto Title Lending Reform Reports
Report: Driven by Debt: How Driver’s License Suspensions Hurt Texas Families Criminal Justice Fines & Fees Reports
Report: Abuse by Credit: The Problem of Coerced Debt in Texas Fair Financial Services Coerced Debt Reports
Report: Shadow Discipline in Texas Schools: How Informal Discipline Impacts Students and Families Education Justice School Discipline Reports
File: Comments on GLO Draft Housing Guidelines Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Equitable Disaster Recovery More Resources
File: Comments on Harris County’s Disaster Recovery Voluntary Buyout Program Guidelines Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Equitable Disaster Recovery More Resources
Report: Texas: The State of School Discipline — A Look at the Data Education Justice School Discipline Reports
File: Texas Appleseed Comments on Hurricane Harvey Round 1 Council of Governments Methods of Distribution Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Equitable Disaster Recovery More Resources
File: HOME Coalition's Comments for Strengthening the City of Houston’s Draft Local City Action Plan Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Equitable Disaster Recovery More Resources
File: HOME Coalition's Preliminary Comments for Harris County's Action Plan for the First Allocation of CDBG-DR Hurricane Harvey Funding Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Equitable Disaster Recovery More Resources
File: Texas Appleseed Comments on SETRPC’s Hurricane Harvey Round 1 Method of Distribution Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Equitable Disaster Recovery More Resources
File: Justice Starts at Home: Understanding Racial & Economic Justice through the Lens of the Zip Code More Resources
File: December 2018 Newsletter Printed Newsletters
File: Infographic: End Dallas' Youth Curfew, Ticketing Youth Doesn't Keep Them Safe! Juvenile Justice, Education Justice Curfew Ordinances, Truancy Reform More Resources
File: Letter to Mayor Rawlings and Dallas City Council Re: Juvenile Curfew Ordinance Juvenile Justice, Education Justice Curfew Ordinances, Truancy Reform More Resources
Report: Key Components of Legislation to Enhance Public Safety and Fairness in Texas’ Pretrial Justice System Criminal Justice Pretrial & Detention Reports
File: Infographic: Texas Voters Want Commonsense Pretrial Justice Reform Criminal Justice Pretrial & Detention More Resources
File: Comments to HUD (October 2018): Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Fair Housing & Access to Opportunity More Resources
Report: Out of Alignment: Women & Discrimination in the Texas Auto Insurance Market Fair Financial Services Insurance Reports
File: Testimony Before the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence Regarding Interim Charge # 7 on Fines & Fees Criminal Justice Fines & Fees More Resources
Link: Make My School Safe Education Justice School Policing Handbooks & Guides
File: Statement from the National Fair Housing Alliance, Texas Appleseed & Texas Housers Concerning the Recent AFFH Ruling Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Fair Housing & Access to Opportunity More Resources
File: Back-to-School Safety Guide (English) Education Justice School Policing More Resources
File: Seguridad en el Regreso a Clases / Back-to-School Safety Guide (Spanish) Education Justice School Policing More Resources
Link: Keeping Schools Safe: Resource Hub Education Justice School Policing More Resources
File: Senate Select Committee on Violence in Schools & School Security, Root Causes of Violence in Schools Education Justice School Policing, School Discipline More Resources
File: Senate Select Committee on Violence in Schools & School Security, Summary of Oral Testimony, School Security Options and Resources Education Justice School Policing, School Discipline More Resources
File: Senate Education Committee Written Testimony, Classroom Conduct and Teacher Support Education Justice School Discipline More Resources
Report: Collateral Consequences: The Increase in Texas Student Arrests Following the Parkland and Santa Fe Tragedies Education Justice School Policing Reports
File: July 2018 Newsletter Printed Newsletters
File: Letter to Governor Abbott in Response to His School and Firearm Safety Action Plan Education Justice School Policing, School Discipline More Resources
File: Amended Complaint: NFHA, Texas Housers and Texas Appleseed (plaintiffs) v Ben Carson and HUD Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Fair Housing & Access to Opportunity More Resources
Link: My Debt Collection Rights in Texas Fair Financial Services Debt Collection Handbooks & Guides
File: Texas Appleseed Comments on the State of Texas Plan for Disaster Recovery: Hurricane Harvey - Round 1 (April 6, 2018) Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Equitable Disaster Recovery More Resources
File: Complaint: NFHA, Texas Housers and Texas Appleseed (plaintiffs) v Ben Carson and HUD Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Fair Housing & Access to Opportunity More Resources
Link: Protecting Students Who Protest Education Justice School Discipline, School Policing More Resources
File: Political Speech in Schools: Know Your Rights Education Justice School Discipline, School Policing More Resources
File: Young Offenders Need Safe, Developmentally Appropriate Rehabilitation Juvenile Justice State Secure Facilities More Resources
File: Letter to Regulations Division, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Fair Housing & Access to Opportunity More Resources
File: Comments on the State of Texas Hurricane Harvey Action Plan for CDBG-DR Funds Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Equitable Disaster Recovery More Resources
File: The Plan is to Have a PLAN: How to Protect Yourself and Your Family in Case of Deportation Immigration Immigrant Children & Families Handbooks & Guides
File: El Plan es Tener Un Plan: Cómo Protegerse en Caso de Deportación Immigration Immigrant Children & Families Handbooks & Guides
Link: Protecting Assets and Child Custody in the Face of Deportation (by National Appleseed, 2017 Version) Immigration Immigrant Children & Families Handbooks & Guides
File: December 2017 Newsletter Printed Newsletters
Link: Recovering from Hurricane Harvey: Banks, Credit Unions, and Lenders Can Make a Real Difference for Families Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Equitable Disaster Recovery More Resources
File: Letter to Lt. Governor Patrick and Speaker Straus Regarding Problems Related to State Secure Juvenile Facilities Juvenile Justice State Secure Facilities More Resources
File: Conciliation Agreement Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing Fair Housing & Access to Opportunity, Equitable Disaster Recovery More Resources