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Grassroots Leadership

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Grassroots Leadership is a offender rehabilitation program based in Austin, TX that was founded in 1984. As of 2019 they had $3.0 million in revenue and $1.9 million in assets.

Grassroots Leadership is a multiracial team of organizers who help southern community, labor, faith and campus organizations think critically, work strategically and take direct action to end social and economic oppression, gain power and achieve just...

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Program areas at Grassroots Leadership

Criminal justice programs - the criminal justice programs work to end for- profit private prisons and jails and end criminalization of communities of color while building a base of impacted people and allies for change. Campaigns under this program include a campaign to end the treatment industrial complex, a campaign to reduce incarceration in Texas and close prison and jail facilities, and a campaign to end criminalization of homelessness, mental health issues and substance use, and other factors driving mass incarceration. In addition, Texas advocates for justice (taj) is a project of directly impacted people striving to end criminalization of our communities, break down the barriers of reentry from jail and prison in Texas, and to demolish the legacy of racism in the criminal justice system. Taj unites formerly incarcerated individuals, their families, people of all faiths, and allies to build safe and resilient communities through organizing, Leadership training, and ...

General programs - the organization strives to impact change by advocating for changes to unjust policies and practices, changing the narrative around criminalization, mass incarceration, and deportation, building a base of impacted people, and building a healthy and solvent organization. These programs also include our sponsorships. Our sponsorships include youth rise Texas, Texas united for families, and waco immigrants alliance.

Immigration programs - this program aims to change the policies and practices that feed the for-profit detention system and result in deportations, impacting individuals and communities across the country. Campaigns under this program include the campaign to end criminal prosecutions of migrants, ice out of austin, the hutto visitation program, the shut down hutto campaign, the community defense bond fund, and the linea defensa deportation defense hotline.

Form 990s for Grassroots Leadership

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Sep 27, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Oct 12, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Sep 27, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Jun 16, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Grassroots Leadership

Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,015,410
Program services$9,572
Investment income and dividends$1,770
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$3,005
Total revenues$3,029,757

Vendors for Grassroots Leadership

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-02-29
███ ███ ███Content management system software; Marketing software; Fundraising software; Advocacy software2020-02-29
███████CRM software2020-02-29
████████ ██████ ████████ ███ ██████████ ███Tax accounting2019-08-08
██████ ███Software2018-04-27

Personnel at Grassroots Leadership

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Gislaine WilliamsFinance Committee Chair$0Sept. 27, 2019
Marianna DortaDirector of Finance and Administration$54,204July 5, 2020
███████ █████Criminal Justice Programs Director-July 5, 2020
███████ █████Immigration Programs Director-July 5, 2020
█████ ████Communications Manager-July 5, 2020
██████ ██ ██████Chair$0July 5, 2020
███████ ████████Program Comm$0Dec. 31, 2017

Peer felon rehabilitation programs

1Texas Criminal Justice Coalition (TCJC)501(c)(3)$1.9 millionAustin, TX
2Texas Appleseed501(c)(3)$2.3 millionAustin, TX
3JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA)501(c)(3)$1.4 millionNew York, NY
4Hepatitis Education Project (HEP)501(c)(3)$1.4 millionSeattle, WA
5Center for Community Alternatives (CCA)501(c)(3)$8.2 millionSyracuse, NY
6Convergence Center for Policy Resolution501(c)(3)$5.8 millionWashington, DC
7Youth Represent501(c)(3)$2.0 millionNew York, NY
8Oregon Justice Resource Center501(c)(3)$762,724Portland, OR
9Kids Forward501(c)(3)$1.8 millionMadison, WI
10National Criminal Justice Association501(c)(3)$1.5 millionWashington, DC
11Young Women's Freedom Center501(c)(3)$1.1 millionSan Francisco, CA
12Families Against Mandatory Minimum (FAMM)501(c)(3)$4.0 millionWashington, DC
13Witness to Innocence501(c)(3)$841,229Philadelphia, PA
14Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition501(c)(3)$958,732Denver, CO
15Campaign for Youth Justice501(c)(3)$827,399Washington, DC
16Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI)501(c)(3)$4.8 millionRockville, MD
17Correctional Association of New York (CA)501(c)(3)$1.4 millionBrooklyn, NY
18Brooklyn Community Bail Fund501(c)(3)$3.0 millionBrooklyn, NY
19The Center For Nuleadership On Urban Solutions501(c)(3)$862,254Brooklyn, NY
20Voices for Racial Justice501(c)(3)$848,808Minneapolis, MN
21Essie Justice Group501(c)(3)$2.9 millionOakland, CA
22The Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth501(c)(3)$1.6 millionWashington, DC
23DOORS and Unlocking DOORS501(c)(3)$1.0 millionDallas, TX
24Bridges to Life (BTL)501(c)(3)$1.4 millionHouston, TX
25New England Innocence Project501(c)(3)$1.1 millionBoston, MA