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.

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Sandy Wolff joins Truth Be Told Board of Directors

At its May meeting, the Truth Be Told Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve Sandy Wolff’s application for board service. Since moving to Austin in June 2017, Sandy has been a familiar and regular face — and voice — in Truth Be Told volunteer community.

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Truth Be Told welcomes graduate Laurie Pherigo to the team

We at Truth Be Told are thrilled to welcome Laurie Pherigo in her new role as administrative assistant, providing vital support to the organization’s programs, business operations and community relations.

Laurie’s career with Truth Be Told began in 2012, when she participated in and graduated from our Talk to Me program at TDCJ’s Hilltop Unit in Gatesville.

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A closer look inside

I recently came across an essay on It was written by Tommy Winfrey, an inmate in San Quentin State Prison. His words were in response to the

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My Name is Katherine

My name is Katherine now, but before that I was Boyett #877299. Before that I was Kathy and before that I can’t remember. I’ll be

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