We demand justice for Black lives. We invite you to join us in calling for defunding the police and investment in community-based models of safety support and prevention. (credit: @domrobxrts)
Below are resources to learn about the history of policing, what defunding the police means, and how to get involved in the work.
1. Watch our defunding the police video training! You can also check out our presentation.
2. Watch, read, and listen to these resource to educate yourself on anti-racism.
3. Follow and support organizations who are leaders in this work, so you can get involved in their calls to action.
4. Texas Rising chapters are reaching out to Texans to defund the police across the state. Contact a chapter listed below to get involved!
Find your regional Texas Rising point of contact below!
Austin / Central Texas
Campus Organizer, Texas Rising at UT Austin [email protected]
Student Leader, Texas Rising at UT El Paso [email protected]
Dallas / Fort Worth
Campus Organizers [email protected]
Student Leader, Houston [email protected]
Rio Grande Valley
Field Manager, Rio Grande Valley [email protected]
San Antonio / San Marcos
Campus Organizer, San Marcos [email protected]