volunteering

The Sweet Spot, a film about a TBT graduate's story

I pulled in the driveway of the rundown blue shack on the side of Highway 290, wondering if I was making the wrong decision jumping into the car of a total stranger — let alone into the car of a convicted felon. I had just moved to Austin, and it’s not like anyone would be checking in on me.

Keep on talking! A volunteer's inspiration to do more helps women beyond bars adjust

If you are asking yourself how you can be involved with Truth Be Told, please email office@truth-be-told.org. We would love to hear your ideas. You never know what can happen over a cup of coffee!

Lee Thorsness, board vice chair, shares what makes Truth Be Told so special

In 2006, 48.8 percent of citizens re-entering society after prison were re-incarcerated. In 2007, the re-incarceration rate of Truth Be Told graduates was 24.3% — half that of the general population.

So Truth Be Told is moving this in the right direction; however, we need to continue to improve this rate.