We are happy you are here Texas Prisons Community Advocates (TPCA)! Please take a good look around to see how you can GET INVOLVED. Fill out a CONTACT FORM to get on our messaging list. And don't forget the RESOURCES TAB. There is so much information there to help you advocate for CHANGE in the Texas prison system.
TPCA believes that no person should have to endure torturous heat, contaminated water, nutritiously lacking food, or medical indifference.
Compassionate Release and MRIS
TPCA believes that population members sould be released when they are to debilitated to commit further crimes. Furthermore recidivism rates as a persons age decrease while the cost of their care increases.
TPCA believes that the practice of solitary confinement is morally wrong, mentally debilitating, social stunting and the use of it must be substantially reduced.
TPCA educates and trains families to advocate for their incarcerated loved ones. We educate the general public about inhumane prison conditions through social media and events. We work with lawmakers and policymakers to create positive change in the Texas prison system.
Help TPCA make positive changes to the inhumane conditions in Texas Prisons. Click the button below to send a letter to your Senators and Representatives, letting them know that you want them to focus on placing air-conditioning in ALL Texas prisons.
TPCA is donating cooling towels to indigent population members incarcerated in Texas prisons. You can be part of this compassionate project by donating to the purchase of these towels.
TPCA has been working to make positive changes to the inhumane conditions inside of Texas prison through legislation. During the last session, TPCA supported Representative Canales' bill requiring humane temperatures of 65-85 degrees in Texas prisons which was approved by the House of Representatives but stalled in the Senate. In coalition, we support the efforts of VoGue to help Texas voters get to know the candidates. We must hire candidates who have a heart for criminal justice reform and are willing to look at our prison system with open eyes. Check out VoGue's website by clicking on the button below to see what the candidates have to say about their position on criminal justice reform. Take the voter survey to let the candidates know which prison reform issues are important to you.