• Advancing Immigrant Incorporation in Austin, TX 

      Wasem, Ruth; Escajeda, Aaron; Perez, Ana; McConnell, Micaela; Uruchima, Tania (2021)
      Austin is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States and is identified as an emerging gateway for immigrants. The single largest source country for immigrants to Austin continues to be Mexico, but immigrants ...
    • America's Recovery from the 2020 "Shecession": Building a Female Future of Childcare and Work 

      DeFrancesco Soto, Victoria M. (YWCA, 2020-10)
      COVID-19 is a public health and economic crisis, and women are bearing the brunt of the resulting economic devastation. Americans are living through the country’s first “shecession”. Over the last 50 years, women and ...
    • COVID and Corrections: A Profile of COVID Deaths in Custody in Texas 

      Deitch, Michele; Welch, Alycia; Bucknall, William; Moreno, Destiny (2020-11)
      Texas has had more COVID-19 infections and deaths among incarcerated people and staff than any other state in the country, according to a new report from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of ...
    • Dead Man Waiting: A brief profile of deaths in Texas prisons among people approved for parole release 

      Deitch, Michele; Moreno, Destiny; Welch, Alycia (2021-06)
      A troubling number of people in Texas prisons and jails who have been approved for release on parole are dying in custody before they ever step foot outside prison gates, according to a new report from the Lyndon B. Johnson ...
    • Locked Out, Looking In: How Correctional Oversight Agencies are Adapting During the COVID Crisis 

      Deitch, Michele; Bucknall, William (2020)
      The COVID pandemic is creating significant challenges for independent correctional oversight bodies that typically rely on physical access to prisons and jails in order to assess conditions of confinement and protect the ...
    • The Pandemic Gender Gap Behind Bars: Meeting the Needs of Women in Custody During COVID-19 and Planning for the Future 

      Welch, Alycia; Deitch, Michele (2021-11)
      This report examines the distinct harms that women in custody experience during incarceration and highlights the ways in which correctional agencies’ COVID-19 restrictions have been exacerbating those harms. Even before ...
    • Renewal: LBJ School 2016-2020 

      Evans, Angela M. (2020)
    • Resiliency in the Age of COVID-19: A Policy Toolkit 

      Pedigo, Steven W.; Evans, Angela M.; Kettl, Donald F.; Suri, Jeremi; Reeves, D. Cale; Shastry, Vivek; Rai, Varun; Galbraith, James K.; Lind, Michael; Luby, Martin J.; Weaver, Catherine; Rosenberg, Rachel; Canedo, Ana; Fabregas, Raissa; Morris, Megan; Pope, J. Paul; Inboden, William; Greenberg, Sherri R.; Hole, Michael K.; Osborne, Cynthia; Deitch, Michele; Wilburn, Sydney; Studer, Alyssa; Porter, Moira; Springer, David W.; Wasem, Ruth Ellen; Bixler, R. Patrick; Passalacqua, Paola; Buono, Regina M.; Schmandt, Jurgen; Ward, George (2020-12)
      Twenty-nine LBJ School authors have come together to craft interdisciplinary and resilience-based policy solutions in one toolkit called Resiliency in the Age of COVID-19. In 18 articles that span public management, climate ...
    • Texas Metropolitan Blueprint: A Policy Agenda to Secure the Competitiveness and Prosperity of Texas 

      Clark, Cullum; Fulton, William; Pedigo, Steven; Shelton, Kyle (2021)
      Texas is a metropolitan state. It needs a metropolitan policy agenda. Metropolitan regions are home to 9 in 10 Texans, and they are the state’s economic engines. They need a slate of policies that improves the quality of ...
    • Toward a More Welcoming Community: Immigrant Incorporation in San Antonio 

      Wasem, Ruth; Hinojosa, Gina Gabriela; Escajeda, Aaron; Perez, Ana (2021)
      San Antonio, Texas, is among leading U.S. cities that work to create a more welcoming environment for immigrants. Referred to as “welcoming communities,” the aim is to ensure that long-time residents and recent immigrants ...
    • U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform 

      Hufstedler, Shirley M.; Estrada, Richard; Ezell, Harold; Fuchs, Lawrence H.; Hill, Robert Charles; Hufstedler, Shirley Mount; Leiden, Warren; Merced, Nelson; Morrison, Bruce A.; Teitelbaum, Michael S. (1997)
      The U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform was created by Congress to assess U.S. immigration policy and make recommendations regarding its implementation and effects. Mandated in the Immigration Act of 1990 to submit an ...