Austin Justice Coalition has been involved in policy change in Austin since 2016.

Most significantly, in working to improve policing policies that impact officer training, oversight, and accountability—areas which directly affect Black and Brown communities.

AJC’s proven capabilities in fostering transformative justice through a strong lens of reckoning with racism and promoting equity has helped to embed the organization into new social policy areas, including housing, mental health, and education. Not only do we draft the very policies that address the ties between racism and the quality of life for Black and Brown members of our city, we champion them through civic engagement, by training AJC Members and the public to help them to become adept in interfacing with city leaders, by increasing voting in Black and Brown communities, and endeavoring to secure the wellbeing of all Austinites.