Can Texas’ new approach to prisoners with newborns help keep families together?
When Isabel Saucedo arrived at Texas’ BAMBI unit on a recent October morning, it was clear this wasn’t going to be a typical prison experience. She was quickly surrounded by four women holding babies. They were laughing and joking. An … Read More
When a chaplain spoke up about inmates' treatment, she was locked out.
Gail Hanson’s soft, musical voice served her well for eight years as a volunteer chaplain at the Cameron County Jail in Brownsville. But as she witnessed and heard about the mistreatment of the mostly young and impoverished women she counseled—from … Read More