April – “The past has passed, and I’m moving forward.”

$100K in 10 Days – Featuring our Truth Be Told Graduate, April Our fundraiser is well under way. Thanks to all of our donors that have already taken the time to make donations. We are featuring 10 videos and an accompanying blog over the course of our fundraiser. 10 stories in 10 days. Uplifting stories […]

Laura – “How brave! They are telling their truth.”

$100K in 10 Days – Day 3, featuring facilitator Laura Thanks to all of our donors that have already taken the time to donate.  We have raised over $36K already. We are featuring a daily video and a blog each day. Uplifting stories of growth and transformation, none of them possible without donors like you. […]

Leslie – The Good, the Bad, and Everything in Between!

$100k in 10 Days Fundraiser-Featuring our Truth Be Told Graduate Leslie Thank you for joining us for the first day of our featured graduate stories. In addition to the daily videos of our graduates telling their story, we are also posting a daily blog where our graduates share even more about their journey to transformation.  […]

Truth Be Told to launch executive search as Katie Ford announces departure

Truth Be Told to launch executive search as Katie Ford announces departure

Dearest Friends of Truth Be Told, After a lot of introspection and truth-telling to myself, I have decided to bring to a close my time as Truth Be Told’s executive director. My last day in the office will be May 28. Truth Be Told has my undivided attention through this date in support of the staff and Board of Directors during this time of transition.

YWCA partnership brings counseling to graduates post-release

YWCA partnership brings counseling to graduates post-release

With an eye toward deepening the support offered to program graduates once they are released from prison, Truth Be Told has entered into a partnership with YWCA Greater Austin to bring low- and no-cost individual counseling to graduate peer facilitators and women enrolled in Truth Be Told’s virtual Healing Trauma program. “Learning to heal from past trauma can stir up a lot,” said Executive Director Katie Ford.

Our Commitment to Anti-Racist Work

Our Commitment to Anti-Racist Work White Text on Black Background reads "If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the Oppressor. Archbishop Desmond Tutu

We are outraged and deeply saddened by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless others, and we stand against the systemic racism that enables acts of violence against Black communities and people of color by the police and criminal justice system. In our work to change the narrative of what justice […]