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  • CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROGRESS IN 2021

    Check out TCJC’s work during Texas’ 2021 legislative session,
    as well as brand new legislation going into effect.
     

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  • LET'S MAKE SURE OUR TAX DOLLARS ARE SPENT ON THINGS WE VALUE:

    Safer communities, supportive schools, treatment,
    and housing. And NOT more prisons — because
    they just don't work.

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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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WHAT TCJC IS DOING ABOUT COVID-19

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2021 Policy Work: Spend Your Values

County Reform Work

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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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2021 Bills That Are Still Moving Or Have Become Law

2021 Bills That Are Still Moving Or Have Become Law


Last updated: June 19, 2021

After a divisive legislative session in Texas, lawmakers are headed home. But our work doesn’t end here. Over the next 20 days, the Governor will... Read more >

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Spotlight: SAFP Program

Layers of Trauma, Layers of Treatment: Using Participant Experiences to Reform Texas’ In-Prison Substance Use Treatment Program

The Substance Abuse Felony Punishment (SAFP) program was created in 1992 and serves as Texas’ in-prison substance use treatment program for people at risk of probation or parole revocation due to repeated drug or alcohol use. This new report reveals problems with program placement, ineffective treatment practices, high recidivism rates, and lack of independent evaluation, and it shares the experiences of past participants — shedding light on the need for significant change.

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