Humanitarian Crisis:

The state of Texas' lone children

 
Thousands of children in Texas face separation from family, a culture and language they do not know and frightening legal action. Texas legal aid providers are overwhelmed with a staggering increase in legal need. These lawyers are unable to do more and must have help!
 
We need your help


GIVE:
The Texas Access to Justice Foundation has committed to finding dollars because these children can't wait.  As with Hurricane Katrina, TAJF knows crisis funding must be found NOW.

VOLUNTEER: SPONSOR:  Justice AmeriCorps Project
Sponsor or co-sponsor boots on the ground!  Texas Access to Justice Foundation and Equal Justice Works (EJW) will support nine legal professionals to help in this crisis over the next two years.  With funds from the Department of Justice, EJW will deploy this corps of attorneys and paralegals nationwide, but they require matching dollars.  TAJF is seeking funds to support the required match.  Be a sponsor!


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
State Bar of Texas


LEARN
more about what's being done in Texas
  • Statewide Need is Great for Pro Bono Legal Work on Border Crisis - Texas LawBook
  • How RAICES serves refugee children at Lackland Air Force Base - RAICES
  • The Race to Reach Migrant Children - NPR Here & Now








 

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March 21, 2017

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March 3, 2017

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Nov. 4, 2016

Nov. 6-12 is Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week   

Oct. 25, 2016

TAJF Luncheon Kicks Off Pro Bono Week: ATJ Community Honors Legislative Heroes  

Sept. 19, 2016

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Sept. 14, 2016

TAJF Names 2016 Equal Justice Works Fellows

Aug. 22, 2016

Parenting Order Legal Line: Increasing Parenting Time for the Benefit of Children - ABA Dialogue 

Aug. 10, 2016

Legal aid groups aid to help poor families make smart decisions - KERA 

July 8, 2016

Help for sexual assault survivors - Corpus Christi Caller-Times  

July 8, 2016

One reason so many veterans are homeless? They can't afford lawyers. - Washington Post

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Undue process: Poor people lose homes, children and money without a lawyer - Salon.com

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Military Sexual Assault Victims Discharged After Filing Complaints - Time 

May 9, 2016

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