Best Justice for Mamas Behind Bars

Texas Jail Project, ACLU of Texas, and MamaSana

For the first time ever, Texas county jails will be required to report on how they care for pregnant inmates – to 'fess up about food, bedding, and medical care. That's thanks to hard work by the Texas Jail Project, the ACLU of Texas, and Mama Sana/Vibrant Woman. The three groups joined forces to protect pregnant mothers in county jails this legislative session by helping get HB 1140 passed. The law requires accountability, transparency, and solid data to improve the lives of mamas behind bars.

Texas Jail Project
1712 E. Riverside Drive, Box 190, 512/597-8746

ACLU of Texas Inc.
PO Box 12905, 512/478-7309

Mama Sana Vibrant Woman
PO Box 301018, Austin, TX 78703, 512/710-5729

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