Posted on · Houston Matters considers the challenges of returning to society after time in prison.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: Houston-area restaurants want to keep expanded outdoor seating established early during the COVID-19 pandemic. Houston City Council is considering it. We learn more and discuss the state of area restaurants.
Posted on · The study showed a small group of kids who had multiple interactions with the system -- disproportionately youth of color -- were more likely to receive harsher punishments, even though their offenses didn't increase in severity.
Posted on · Some 3,000 people receive psychiatric treatment at the Harris County Jail each day, more than any other mental health hospital in Texas.
Posted on · In her book, Texas Jailhouse Music, Caroline Gnagy tells the stories of musicians inside Texas prisons in the 1920s and 1930s.
Posted on · We revisit our conversation with Charles Rotramel of Houston re:Vision, an organization that works with young people who’ve been involved with gangs, helping reintegrate them into society and pairing them with mentors.
Posted on · Sheriff Ed Gonzalez moved all Harris County inmates back in-house, potentially saving millions in taxpayer dollars.
Posted on · One way to judge the quality of a society is to look at how it treats its prisoners. If we were to do that here in Houston, what would we see? Itâs a question that perhaps is best answered in two stages â first, by examining how inmates are processed through jail (and what will […]