Michele Deitch has been talking about prison reform for more than 30 years. She’s an attorney and professor at the University of Texas schools of law and public affairs where she has written and contributed...READ MORE
COVID-19 has forced each of us to reassess how we operate within our home, workplace, and community. The pandemic has magnified many systemic inequities that the Texas Legislature must address during the upcoming legislative session...READ MORE
Inequity in public education has a long and persistent history in the United States. Progress to close these disparities associated with race, gender, economic status, community, and familial situations has been both slow and challenging....READ MORE
Tricia Vasquez became a crusader against vaping due to a “sticky” situation. The Lubbock mother of three high school students was making a back to school poster for the Monterey High School PTA and was...READ MORE
Texas Colored Congress The story of the Texas Colored Congress of Parents and Teachers is a familiar one. In 1917, W.S. Benton, a Fort Worth teacher and mother, started a “mothers’ club” in her living...READ MORE
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