Margaret Hester (Austin) Issue Chair
Coalitions & Resources
- Texas Cares For Children a statewide, non-profit, non-partisan, multi-issue children's policy organization. We develop policy solutions, produce research, and engage Texas community leaders to educate policymakers, the media, and the public about what works to improve the well-being of Texas children and families.
- Texas Criminal Justice Coalition The Texas Criminal Justice Coalition (TCJC) advances solutions that transform the adult and youth justice systems to strengthen families and foster safer communities.
- Texas Jail Project
- Texas Appleseed Appleseed is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works for justice for underrepresented Texans -- including children, low-income families, and those with disabilities.
- A Brief History of the Juvenile Justice System (April 2016, Legislative Budget Board)
The League of Women Voters of Texas supports an effective state juvenile justice system and programs and policies to prevent juvenile violence and crime.