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.
Amidst a health and economic crisis and all the uncertainty and tragedy of 2020, Truth Be Told graduates shared their stories of hope, human resiliency and healing for a week-long campaign to raise awareness and funding for Truth Be Told.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OleuYxkK1J0 On June 10, 2020, Truth Be Told community gathered together virtually for an evening of poetry and essays by women behind and beyond the
When Lori agreed to be Samantha’s mentor, she knew they had more in common than their shared experience of incarceration. For starters, both women are
In early June, about 100 guests gathered to witness the change that is possible when justice is reimagined for women. At the second annual Community
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.