Tag Archives: Texas Prisons

METRO | Alice Embree : Grassroots Leadership takes on the prison profiteers

The group helped end immigrant family detention at T. Don Hutto private prison and is challenging Travis County Sheriff Hamilton’s deportation policies. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | June 22, 2014 AUSTIN — Grassroots Leadership says that Texas … finish reading METRO | Alice Embree : Grassroots Leadership takes on the prison profiteers

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Jean Trounstine : Education in Prison Works

Image from audaciousideas.org. So are we listening? Study proves education in prison works The largest ever meta-analysis of prison education and its overwhelming positive effect on recidivism was released in August, so what are we going to do about it? … finish reading Jean Trounstine : Education in Prison Works

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Bob Feldman : More African-Americans Enter Texas Politics, Prisons, 1974-1995

Hoe squad from Texas’ Clemens Unit in early 1970s. Photo from Texas Prison Museum. The hidden history of Texas Part 14: 1974-1995/1 — More African-Americans in politics, prison By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | April 30, 2013 [This … finish reading Bob Feldman : More African-Americans Enter Texas Politics, Prisons, 1974-1995

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Jean Trounstine : Texas Calls it ‘Ad Seg’ but Prisoners Call It Torture

Image of life in solitary via Buried Alive in Texas Prisons. Solitary confinement:Texas calls it ‘Ad Seg’ butprisoners call it torture A recent conference on solitary confinement at Harvard University prompted prisoners at Between the Bars to tell their side … finish reading Jean Trounstine : Texas Calls it ‘Ad Seg’ but Prisoners Call It Torture

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