- Grassroots Leadership, Inc.
- Award Date:
- To support the Texas Advocates for Justice Project.
The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $150,000 to Grassroots Leadership, Inc. to support the Texas Advocates for Justice Project (TAJ). TAJ plans to use these funds for staff and training in Austin and Houston, plus travel and convening expenses. TAJ offers intensive community organizing and communications trainings for formerly incarcerated people who then lead and participate in local policy-change campaigns across Texas.
This discretionary grant follows Open Philanthropy's December 2016 support and falls within its focus area of criminal justice reform.