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Guest Blog: Tarra Simmons is an inspiration to those in need of a second chance

Last November, I flew to Washington state to support Tarra Simmons; a woman who, until then, I’d only known through Facebook and mutual friends. She and I have many things in common, not the least... Read more >

TCJC Launches the “Justice for Women” Campaign

My mother is a survivor of domestic abuse and sexual assault. Her method of coping with the trauma she experienced was to never stop moving. Literally. When I was growing up, we moved over and... Read more >

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A Growing Population: The Surge of Women into Texas’ Criminal Justice System

TCJC presents part one of a two-part report series on women in Texas prisons and jails.

In this report, we explore the concerning increase in the number of justice system-involved women in Texas, and we recommend programs and policies that can reverse this trend and effectively redirect women away from the criminal justice system.

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