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.

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!

VOLUNTEER:
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








 

Recent News

 

Oct. 20, 2014

Pro Bono Week Celebrated at Texas Access to Justice Luncheon

Sept. 12, 2014

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Sept. 3, 2014

Statement from the Chair on Bank of America Settlement, Funding Legal Aid

July 31, 2014

Free Statewide Legal Services to Be Available Remotely on Texas DACA Day

July 1, 2014

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June 6, 2014

Texas DACA Day to be Held Aug. 16  

March 10, 2014

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Jan. 30, 2014

TAJF Honors William O. Whitehurst for Efforts in IOLTA Program's Beginning

Jan. 17, 2014

TAJF Marks 30th Anniversary, Joins With LSC For Panel, Texas Pro Bono Service Awards

January 2014

TAJF Turns 30 this year! See information about our Anniversary Kickoff Event, Jan. 23  

December 2013

Read about "Success Stories" 2013 and how you can help TAJF write new stories 

Nov. 19, 2013

Texas Corporate Counsel Community Raises $48,000 for Civil Legal Services

Nov. 18, 2013

State Bar of Texas Announces Move to a Prime Partner Bank

November 2013

Serving the Legal Needs of Those Who Served - Veterans Day 2013

November 2013

November is Prime Partner Bank Recognition Month!

Oct. 29, 2013

TAJF Seeks Director of Finance

Oct. 22, 2013

National Pro Bono Week Kickoff Event Honors New Supreme Court Justice and Access to Justice Supporters

Oct. 18, 2013

The application period for the Texas Equal Justice Works Fellowship program has been extended to Dec. 1

 

 

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