January 28, 2015 The NLG and Texas Civil Rights Project join with the NAACP of Austin, Gray Panthers of Austin, and Coalition to Save Austin Urban Schools to file a formal grievance with the City of Austin about its failure to enact a fair housing policy to combat its history of racial and economic segregation.

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February 6, 2014 The ALG hosted an hour long CLE entitled “Secure Communities and Ice Detainers: Patterns of Abuse at the Travis County Jail” with Texas Civil Rights Project attorney Amelia Fischer.

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November 11, 2013 The ALG helped parents file complaint against Austin ISD for denying community involvement in its schools.

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October 13, 2013 The ALG joined with Austin Interfaith and the Workers Defense Project to speak in favor of a city resolution creating a standard set of fair wage requirements for companies that receive local tax incentives.

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September 21, 2013 The ALG and Occupy AISD co-hosted a panel at Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church on role of “criminalized school discipline” in the School to Prison Pipeline, with speakers: Stephanie Frogge, Institute for Restorative Justice & Restorative Dialogue at UT Kathryn Newell, Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid Christine Nishimura, Disability Rights Texas Amanda […]

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August 12, 2013 The ALG and the Austin Young Lawyers Association co-hosted a lunchtime seminar on defending School to Prison Pipeline cases and announced a new initiative to change school board policy and decriminalize school discipline.

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August 8, 2013 The ALG joined with with Austin Interfaith and the Workers Defense project to speak in favor of holding developer White Lodging accountable for breaking a deal with the city to pay its workers prevailing wage.

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July 27, 2013 The State Bar of Texas gives the Austin Lawyers Guild the “Pro Bono Service Award” for ALG’s School-to-Prison Pipeline (STPP) Pro Bono Referral Program.

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June 10, 2013 ALG attorney Brian McGiverin and community members argue before Austin ISD Board of Trustees in support of their complaint that the community is excluded from the decisionmaking process at local campuses.

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