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Learning What You Can Take Into Prison and What You Can Take Out

by Jardine Libaire Last week, I was so lucky and happy to be a witness at the Truth Be Told Talk to Me graduation at the MTC Lockhart Correctional Center. This […]

We Are Changed by the Change

I suspect that Gandhi knew something that I have discovered through my work with Truth Be Told — that when you work towards change, that work changes you. You will be the change.

15 Years of Helping Women Behind Bars Find Their Voices

All of the programs are still facilitated by volunteers. The organization relies on donations from generous individuals and a few small organizations and foundation grants.

Listen to the Voice of Teri!

In February 2000, Nathalie Sorrell didn’t know what to expect when she created the posters announcing the new class in the GEO Lockhart prison. She certainly didn’t anticipate that 14 years later Truth Be Told would still be talking to Teri, a reluctant participant.

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.