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  • Spend Your Values, Cut Your Losses

    TCJC has created a 7-point plan for investing
    in communities and success for Texans,
    instead of the harmful, ineffective justice system.

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  • Statewide Leadership Council

    The Texas Criminal Justice Coalition is proud to sponsor the Statewide Leadership Council (SLC), which puts system-impacted leaders at the forefront of the movement to transform justice in Texas.

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  • “I was diagnosed with cancer while incarcerated, and I didn't have access to appropriate facilities or medical care.

    TCJC is fighting for dignity for women like me.

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  • “Because the Texas justice system still treats 17-year-olds as adults, young people like me – who made a mistake – can end up spending time in adult jail.

    I believe in TCJC because they’re fighting to treat kids like kids.

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    They are champions for justice reform and are committed to promoting public safety through a spirit of community.

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  • “I cycled in and out of the justice system, struggling with drug use and other issues. Tens of thousands of people in Texas are doing the same thing RIGHT NOW.

    TCJC fights for people to get help in the community — not a jail cell.

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WHAT TCJC IS DOING ABOUT COVID-19

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2021 Policy Work: Spend Your Values

County Reform Work

Dallas County

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Harris County

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Travis County

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Coalition-based Efforts

Texas Women's Justice Coalition

TCJC co-founded this Coalition in 2018, which works to stem the tide of women’s incarceration, improve their conditions of confinement and expand their access to services, and help women safely and successfully return to their families and communities.

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Statewide Leadership Council

TCJC is proud to sponsor the Statewide Leadership Council (SLC), which puts system-impacted leaders at the forefront of the movement to transform justice in Texas.

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Formerly incarcerated and system-impacted advocates are recognized at the Texas Capitol.

A Beginner’s Guide to the Texas Legislative Session

No matter how many times you walk into the Texas Capitol, you never lose the feeling of awe at being in such a beautiful and historic place.

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Spotlight: One Size FAILS All

Misunderstood and Mistreated: How Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Experience the Criminal Legal System

A joint report from the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition (TCJC) and The Arc of Texas shows how individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DDs) are more likely to become involved and entrenched in the criminal legal system, and it highlights the unique challenges they face. The report, released during Disability Employment Awareness Month, is the fifth entry in TCJC’s “One Size FAILS All” report series.

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