Our Team

Organizations Endorsing Against Prop B

Several dozen progressive and criminal justice organizations, as well as elected officials, candidates for office, and faith leaders, all agree that criminalization is not the answer.

Grassroots Leadership

Grassroots Leadership works with communities across this nation to abolish for-profit private prisons, jails, and detention centers.

Working Families Party

WFP is building a political home for all of us who see bigotry, bailouts, and business as usual in our political system and ask, "Is that the best we can do?"

Grassroots Law Project

We combine the best of grassroots organizing with legal expertise to radically transform policing and justice in America—and we want you on our team.

Texas Appleseed

Texas Appleseed promotes social and economic justice for all Texans by leveraging the skills and resources of volunteer lawyers and other professionals to identify practical solutions to difficult, systemic problems.

Mike Siegel

2020 candidate for the US House of Representatives, district TX-10.

Sunrise ATX

Sunrise Movement hub based in Austin. We are building an army of young people to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process.

UDems

University Democrats were first registered at the University of Texas at Austin as a student organization in 1953. Since then, we have been committed to promoting progressive values, electing Democratic candidates, and turning Texas blue. You may also know us as Young Democrats and UT Democrats.

Austin Justice Coalition

The Austin Justice Coalition (AJC) serves people who are historically and systematically impacted by gentrification, segregation, over policing, a lack of educational and employment opportunities, and other institutional forms of racism in Austin.

Collective Campaigns

Collective Campaigns is a full-service political and non-profit consulting firm that is union-staffed and cooperatively owned. We can staff your campaign from top to bottom or help you along the way with our individual services.

ATX DSA

Austin DSA

The Austin chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, organizing to win sustainable working class power.

UT YDSA

UT YDSA

The UT Austin chapter of the Youth Democratic Socialists of America, organizing to win sustainable working class power.

Bend the Arc: Austin

Bend the Arc: Austin

Bend the Arc is where progressive American Jews join together to fight for justice and equality for all. We are the only national Jewish organization focused exclusively on progressive social change in the United States.

Indivisible Austin

Indivisible Austin

Indivisible Austin is a chapter of the grassroots movement based on the principles outlined in the Indivisible Guide. We are dedicated to uniting Texans to hold their elected leaders accountable.

Travis County Democrats

Travis County Democratic Party

Turn Texas Blue! The Travis County Democratic Party is working around the clock to get out the vote in and around Austin Texas. Join us today.

Greg Casar

Greg Casar

Austin City Council Member District 4. National Co-Chair @LocalProgress. Grassroots organizer first, politician second. He/him

Julie Oliver

Julie Oliver

2020 Candidate for US House of Representatives, district TX-25

Circle C Democrats

Circle C Democrats

Circle C Area Democrats is an official Democratic club and state-registered political action committee begun and run by your southwest Austin neighbors.

Texas Criminal Justice Coalition

Texas Criminal Justice Coalition

The Texas Criminal Justice Coalition (TCJC) advances solutions and builds coalitions to end mass incarceration and foster safe, thriving Texas communities.

Austin Housing Coalition

Austin Housing Coalition

The Austin Housing Coalition (formerly Austin CHDO Roundtable) is a coalition of nonprofit agencies and other interested organizations, businesses, and citizens who support the development of safe affordable housing for Austin residents.

District 5 for Black Lives

D5 for Black Lives

D5 For Black Lives is a grassroots social justice group based out of Austin Texas’ District 5 focusing on promoting racial equality through education and involvement in our local government and community.

José Garza

José Garza

José Garza was elected Travis County District Attorney on November 3, 2020.

Delia Garza

Delia Garza

Travis County Attorney, former Austin Mayor Pro Tem, former Austin firefighter, Aggie, wife, mom, and occasional runner.

Andy Brown

Andy Brown

Travis County Judge @betoorourke alum

Natasha Harper-Madison

Natasha Harper-Madison

#ATXCouncil Mayor Pro Tem, District 1. East Austin, born and raised! Mother, cancer survivor, fierce community advocate. Email me at district1@austintexas.gov

Survivor Justice Project

Survivor Justice Project

Survivor Justice Project (SJP) is a local policy advocacy group seeking system and community level transformation to address sexual violence in Austin Texas. SJP began as a coordinated community response to the APD's DNA lab closure in June 2016.

AURA

AURA

We want an Austin where everyone is welcome, abundant homes, no parking subsidies, a connected street grid, more & better public transport, & an open economy.

Texas Freedom Network

Texas Freedom Network

We want an Austin where everyone is welcome, abundant homes, no parking subsidies, a connected street grid, more & better public transport, & an open economy.

Measure Austin

Measure Austin

We provide data support to Black and Brown-led organizations. Our mission is to use data and education to mobilize communities to eliminate social disparities.

Sierra Club Austin

Sierra Club Austin

The Austin Regional Group of the Sierra Club is a volunteer organization of over 5000 members. We've been an integral part of the Austin scene since 1968. Our goal is to ensure that the Austin area remains a healthy, vibrant, place to live.

Friends of Hyde Park

Friends of Hyde Park

Friends of Hyde Park is a true neighborhood association, one whose primary goal is to bring neighbors together. We understand that even though we live together we might approach situations from a different perspective and we value all the perspectives that make Hyde Park the best neighborhood in Austin to live.

Friends of Hyde Park

Austin Tejano Democrats

Austin Tejano Democrats is a political organization committed to improving representation of Hispanic and Latino communities at all levels of government and the Democratic Party.

Friends of Hyde Park

Undoing White Supremacy Austin

Our group works within multiracial communities to end personal, structural, and cultural racism and build a racially just Austin.

Liberal Austin Democrats

Liberal Austin Democrats

After the disheartening 2010 elections, a group of activists from Central Texas banded together to ask the tough questions: What happened? Why did it happen? How can we actually make a difference in Texas government?Not satisfied with the answers we found, the Liberal Austin Democrats decided to take a stand and get results our way. As our movement grew, we recruited some of the best thinkers, activists and organizations Texas has to offer to strengthen our message and help Texas move forward.

South Austin Democrats

South Austin Democrats

South Austin Democrats was established over 40 years ago. Our regular meeting date is on the second Tuesday of the month. We have speakers and discuss current issues at our meetings . The club endorses Democratic candidates in all elections.

Texas Rising

Texas Rising

Texas Rising – a project of the Texas Freedom Network – is building the power of young people in our communities and at the ballot box. Our program organizes and builds power with young people of color in a multi-issue, intersectional social justice framework.

Vanessa Fuentes

Vanessa Fuentes

Vanessa Fuentes is elected to Austin City Council. She represents District 2 in Southeast Austin. Elected to the Austin City Council on Nov. 3, 2020, Councilwoman Vanessa Fuentes is the second Latina to serve in this role. She brings more than ten years of community, public, private and nonprofit sector experience, which earned her a reputation as an innovative, results-oriented leader.

Sabino Renteria

Sabino Renteria

Council Member Sabino “Pio” Renteria is a father, community activist, and a lifetime citizen of Austin’s District 3.

Ann Kitchen

Ann Kitchen

Ann Kitchen, Councilmember for District 5 (South Austin) Chairs the City of Austin’s Mobility Committee and serves on the Austin Energy Committee, Public Utilities Committee and Vice Chairs the Housing & Community Development Committee.

Leslie Pool

Leslie Pool

Before becoming the elected representative for District 7, Council Member Pool served in the Travis County Constable’s Office, was Treasurer and member of the Executive Board of Liveable City, and was a co-founder of the Bull Creek Road Coalition, an affiliation of seven neighborhoods and a stakeholder group in the sale and development of state-owned property along Bull Creek Road.

Paige Ellis

Paige Ellis

Paige Ellis was elected in 2018 to represent District 8 – Southwest Austin. Her professional background includes Marketing and Public Involvement. For 8 years prior to being elected, she worked for an environmental firm specializing in environmental compliance on housing development and regional transportation projects. She has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Kathie Tovo

Kathie Tovo

Member Kathie Tovo represents City Council District 9. She was first elected to the Austin City Council on June 18, 2011, and was re-elected and began serving on the first geographically elected City Council in January 2015. She was also selected by her peers to serve as Mayor Pro Tem 2015-2018.

Steve Adler

Steve Adler

Hi, I’m Steve Adler, and I am proud to be Austin’s 52nd Mayor and the first to serve under our new 10-ONE council system. Being selected mayor is the greatest honor I’ve ever received.

Workers Defense Project

Workers Defense Action Fund

Workers Defense Action Fund is an organization fighting for the rights of low-wage workers and immigrants across Texas. We ignite a powerful collective fight for a more just future.

Gathering Ground Theatre

Gathering Ground Theatre

Gathering Ground Theater is a theater group made of people who experience homelessness in Austin, Texas and their allies. The group creates work about different topics related to the experience of homelessness, as well as the social structures that affects it through its events. Gathering Ground Theater aims to spark a wide community discussion around homelessness and to create opportunities for unmediated, meaningful and equal interactions for diverse groups.

Coldtowne Theater

Coldtowne Theater

ColdTowne Theater is Austin's main stage for alternative comedy. We currently run shows 7 nights a week and feature the smartest, brightest, and hardest-working comedians in Central Texas.

South Travis United Democrats

South Travis United Democrats

Precinct chairs and activists in south Travis County have started a group to bring together working men and women, union members, and Democrats from the southern part of the county to socialize, and to organize for elections and issues.

Jolt

Jolt

Jolt is the largest Latino progressive organization in Texas, focused on building the political power and influence of young Latinos.

Texas Homeless Network

Texas Homeless Network

Texas Homeless Network (THN) is a non-profit membership-based organization helping communities strategically plan to prevent and end homelessness. THN works to end homelessness in Texas by collaborating with all communities, large and small, across the state to build systems to achieve this goal.

Black Leaders Collective of Austin

Black Leaders Collective of Austin

The Black Leaders Collective is a collaboration of Central Texas leaders representing grassroots community members, nonprofits leaders, entrepreneurs, artists, activists, educators, policymakers, and young professionals.

Beto O'Rourke

Beto O'Rourke

Robert Francis "Beto" O'Rourke is an American politician who represented Texas's 16th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 2013 to 2019.

Central Labor Council

Central Labor Council

We are one of nearly 500 state and local labor councils of the AFL-CIO and are the heart of the labor movement. We are democratically elected bodies dedicated to represent the interests of working people at the state and local level. We mobilize our members and community partners to advocate for social and economic justice and we strive daily to vanquish oppression and make our communities better for all people—regardless of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, or ethnic or national origin.

Education Austin

Education Austin

Education Austin is the labor union for certified and classified employees of the Austin Independent School District. Created in 1999 from the merger of the NEA-affiliated Austin Association of Teachers (AAT) and the AFT-affiliated Austin Federation of Teachers/Allied Education Workers (AFT/AEW).