San Antonio, TX (Friday, January 6, 2023) – On Tuesday, January 10th at 3 PM, Ground Game Texas, Act 4 SA, and a coalition of more than a dozen organizations including the Texas Organizing Project (TOP), Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL SATX), SA Stands, and MOVE Texas will submit more than 35,000 signatures for the San Antonio Justice Charter.
The San Antonio Justice Charter will amend the City Charter of San Antonio to adopt a justice policy that will reduce unnecessary arrests, mitigate racial bias, and save scarce public resources through a comprehensive set of popular reforms, including:
“Once again, Ground Game Texas is proud to partner with incredible local organizations to successfully put popular, progressive reforms directly on the ballot that would improve public safety and protect basic rights,” said Julie Oliver, Executive Director of Ground Game Texas. “The San Antonio Justice Charter is a groundbreaking initiative that will make San Antonio a model for public safety reform across Texas and the nation, and we look forward to putting it in front of voters on the May ballot.”
“So many long hours, filled with sweat, and even some tears, went into gathering these signatures and we couldn’t be more grateful to the incredible folks who were out there putting in the hard work,” Ananda Tomas, Executive Director of ACT 4 SA stated. “We had less than three months to gather 35,000 signatures with a shoestring budget. It goes to show just how much San Antonio wants the Justice Charter amendments on the ballot.”
DETAILS FOR TUESDAY MEDIA EVENT
WHAT: San Antonio Justice Charter Media Event
WHEN: Tuesday, January 10th at 3PM CT
WHERE: City Clerk’s Office – 100 Military Plaza #4, San Antonio, TX 78205
RSVP: Please contact email@example.com to RSVP for the press conference.
About Act 4 SA:
ACT 4 SA empowers the San Antonio community through year-round base building, grassroots actions, educational campaigns, and more to achieve the accountable, compassionate, and transparent public safety system we all deserve.
About Ground Game Texas:
Ground Game Texas is a voter engagement and mobilization organization founded by Register2Vote leaders Julie Oliver and Mike Siegel in 2021. Based in Austin, Ground Game Texas seeks to organize voters community-by-community, collaborating with partners on the ground to meet voters at their doors and push for popular progressive policies across the state of Texas.