TRUTH BE TOLD

Rating: 4.92 stars   12 reviews

Issues: Crime & Law

Location: PO Box 40221 Austin TX 78704 USA

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2012 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

As a volunteer for Truth be Told, I've frequently gone behind bars in women's prisons to give art and journaling workshops. The women give back to me a sense of community, support for one another and an impulse to grow and create. They are amazing! TBT helps women learn to express themselves in meaningful ways that aid heaing while incarcerated. The women continue to find TBR support after release. I am humbled and grateful to TBT for the opportunity to share, teach and learn from these women. Beverly Voss, LCSW

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Some

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 4 stars  

I first became aware of Truth Be Told, an organization that provides transformational programs for women behind and beyond bars in prison, through a good friend of mine who was involved. I then attended a graduation ceremony at Lockhart Prison in Texas, where women who had gone through a Truth Be Told class while incarcerated got up and shared their story. For many, it was the first time they had ever done so - and also the first time they had ever had anyone listen to them, respectfully. What I learned and felt there blew me away. I went in expecting not to identify with these women at all - and then I realized that I could be any of them! They were not so different from me, and I thought they were the bravest women I had ever met. The work that Truth Be Told does to help these women behind bars find their own truths, face their life's journey and use it to empower themselves and their futures, is truly inspirational.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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