The Texas Criminal Justice Coalition and the Texas Inmates Family Association said the recent felony charges and other ongoing problems highlight the need for independent investigations into one of the Read more »
Conditions of Confinement
After several Texas prison employees were indicted earlier this month for allegedly conspiring to plant screwdrivers in an inmate’s cell, advocacy groups are calling for an outside entity to serve Read more »
By 2020, the only bachelor's degree programs available to incarcerated women in Texas will end. TCJC's Lindsey Linder shares the importance of adding more degree programs for women and examination Read more »
It is critical to address the drivers of women into incarceration — especially substance abuse, mental health issues, past victimization, and poverty. It is also vitally important to treat incarcerated women with dignity and to prepare them for a safe, successful reentry. Taking these steps will stop the cycle of reoffending and re-incarceration that comes at great expense to taxpayers, families, and communities.