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 Texas Prisons Community Advocates (TPCA) is happy you are here!   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, in partnership with FAMM, asks you to challenge your state and federal legislators to #VisitAPrison. Click on the button below to be directed to a letter action that will be sent to your state and federal legislators. This letter is editable if you would like to add a personal message. 

"Our state and federal prisons are housing too many people who have earned a second chance. Prison conditions are the worst they have ever been. Lawmakers have the power to improve things, but lawmakers don’t know if they don’t go. We challenge all state and federal lawmakers to visit a prison and learn about the problems in our prisons and the people inside who are ready for a second chance."

After you send your letter, take a look at the family guide for more ideas on how you can help spread the word, convince legislators to #VisitAPrison, and make a difference for those that are incarcerated. This issue of prison conditions needs a powerful united voice if a change is to be made for our loved ones. 

TPCA leadership is working hard to create a monumental conference that has never been done in Texas before.  The goal is to  unite  advocacy groups and empower you to  advocate for your loved ones and to educate  the public.  But we need sponsorships and donations to make this happen. If you are a business person or know business owners please share our sponsorship levels with them. All donations are accepted, and every little bit counts. Please share the donation link below with everyone you know. 



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. 

Solitary Confinement
or Seg

TPCA believes that the practice of solitary confinement is morally wrong, mentally debilitating, social stunting and the use of it must be substantially reduced.

The Solution

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. 

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