Chas Moore

Founder, Austin Justice Coalition

Chas Moore is the founder of Austin Justice Coalition, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit a grassroots, activist-led organization aimed at demanding criminal justice reform and building community at both the local, state, and national level.

His key passions include:

  • criminal justice reform
  • creating spaces for activists, leaders, and organizers of color to lead
  • implementing progressive and “best-practice” policies in local entities
  • community empowerment through community service and education
  • educating youth of color about a more inclusive history of their cultures
  • organizing and challenging community members to get civically engaged
  • speaking to high-school and college students about the value and importance

of their voices in creating a “better tomorrow.”