Alternatives to Incarceration
The Texas Criminal Justice Coalition released its newest report today, which examines how Texas’ probation system continuously fails young adults. The report, Young Adults and Community Supervision: The Need for 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.