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Denton County Didn’t Provide His Brother’s Meds

Oct 24th, 2011

Diana at Texas Jail Project was an awesome GREAT HELPER WHO WAS ABLE TO GET my brother his medication at the Denton county jail. They were not giving it to him until Diana successfully complained.  I don’t know how she did it but she kept in touch with me and updated on everything that was

Diane Wilson speaks on jails, civil disobedience and her life

Dec 1st, 2010

Listen to Diane at her most thoughtful and passionate, in early November, when she spoke to a diverse group of Austinites and out of towners. We thank Allan Campbell of KOOP radio for recording and posting this: http://www.archive.org/details/PeopleUnited-November122010

Hundreds of Preventable Deaths In Texas County Jails

Nov 14th, 2010

by Brandi Grissom | 11/14/10
Click on the link for this important story that includes mention of the Texas Jail Project and quotes by our director:
Even more awesome: the New York Times ran this story!

Harris County Jail Deaths Heat Up Race

Oct 3rd, 2008

By Alan Bernstein, Houston Chronicle Harris County Sheriff Tommy Thomas and Democratic election challenger Adrian Garcia clashed Thursday over inmate deaths in the county jail, with the Republican incumbent saying many accused criminals arrive there with life-threatening illnesses. A few hours before that initial showdown between Thomas and Garcia, the candidates for district attorney continued

Diane Wilson’s Letter From the Victoria County Jail

Oct 31st, 2006

When arrested and incarcerated in the Victoria County Jail, Diane was wanted in Texas on criminal trespassing charges for climbing a tower at Dow Chemical to unfurl a banner protesting how the company failed to take responsibility for the 1984 chemical disaster in Bhopal, India, where 150,000 people were poisoned. The following is a January