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Giving Offenders' Kids Incentive and Direction to Succeed

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Helping the Child Left Behind: Improving Education for Foster Children

By Tina Amberboy
October, 2010

Children of Offenders and the Cycle Of Intergenerational Incarceration

By Christina Melton Crain/Corrections Today
October, 2008

Big Brothers Big Sisters wins $3 million grant

KIM HORNER/The Dallas Morning News
Monday, June 7, 2010

Making a difference one lunch at a time

Abilene Reporter-News
Posted May 13, 2010 at 3:22 p.m.

Study: Waco has third highest discretionary expulsion rate in Texas

Posted: Apr 14, 2010 2:47 PM CDT
Waco KXXV (ABC) 25 (TX)
by John Cuoco

Longview receives grant to mentor prisoners' children

Longview News (TX)
From Staff Reports
Wednesday, October 21, 2009

BBBS seeking 100 mentor

Wichita Falls Times Record News
By Judith McGinnis
Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Incarcerated - Children of Parents in Prison Impacted
By E. Mosely
July 6-12, 2008

Big Brothers Big Sisters returns to Wichita Falls

Wichita Times Record (TX)
By Judith McGinnis
Wednesday, March 4, 2009

RSVP's My Dad reads to me program proves popular

Herald Lifestyles Editor
Published: Sunday, March 1, 2009 4:12 AM CST
By Nicki Bruce Logan, Herald Lifestyles Editor

Parenting classes for parolees help break cycle of crime

Austin News 8 (TXTV)
By: Heidi Zhou, reporting
2/22/2009 8:19 PM

Inmates' kids: Color them blue but better

Houston Chronicle
By Jemimah Noonoo, Staff Writer
Feb. 6, 2009, 2:30PM

Mentoring Program Honored

San Antonio Express-News
By Nancy Martinez, Staff Writer

Fifty children of prisoners await mentors

08/25/2008 © El Paso Times
By Aileen B. Flores

Little Moments: Amachi Texas Program

Sherman KXII (CBS) 12
Reporter: Ryan Loyd
Posted: 11:43 AM Jun 3, 2008

After successful fund-raiser, Big Brothers Big Sisters prepares to take applications

02/26/2008 © Brownwood Bulletin
By Candace Cooksey Fulton, Staff Writer

Big Brothers Big Sisters chapter recognized for mentoring program

Nashville - Tennessean
Web Posted: 02/05/2008

Standing in for prison dads, moms. The number of kids whose parents are in prison has surged. They need caring adults to step in.

Christian Science Monitor
Web Posted: 12/18/2007

Nudging a child away from a jail cell

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Web Posted: 11/12/2007

Let's move on ideas for helping young black males

The Tennessean
Web Posted: 10/25/2007

Ex-Philly mayor says mentors give lifelines

San Antonio-Express news
Web Posted: 09/26/2007 11:07 PM CDT

START support group to help families of those incarcerated

Harlingen Valley Morning Star
September 13, 2007 - 10:44PM

Program Helps Children of Incarcerated Parents

Houston KPRC (NBC) 2
August 20, 2007, 5:00 p.m.

Big ‘siblings’ give children a role model

San Angelo Standard Times
August 12, 2007

Women offenders bond with babies

Galveston Daily News
March 7, 2007

Mentors Needed for Kids of Incarcerated Parents

Lufkin KTRE (ABC) 9
February 21, 2007

Youth program gets city support

Huntsville Item
January 10, 2007

Parents Behind Bars

San Marcos Record
December 25, 2006

Mentoring group gets a boost from firefighters

Austin American-Statesman
November 2, 2006

Holman: Be important in a child's life

Austin American-Statesman
October 12, 2006

Somebody to Lean On program gives guidance to children of inmates

by Traci Shurley
Star-Telegram Staff Writer
October 12, 2006

Mentoring program founder meets with volunteers

Abilene Reporter News
August 25, 2006

Mothers' Voices Reach Beyond Bars

By Denise Gamino
June 26, 2006

Making mentoring opportunities happen for at-risk youth

by Christina Melton Crain
Dallas Bar Association - Headnotes
May 1, 2006

Rallying for inmates' children

The Philadelphia Inquirer
April 28, 2006

The challenge for faith-based initiatives

The Philadelphia Inquirer
April 27, 2006

The Children of the Incarcerated

The Philadelphia Inquirer
April 26, 2006

Group aims to have mentors help kids whose parents are imprisoned

The San Anonio-Express News
April 24, 2006

Ex-convict helps kids get lives in gear

by Jeremy Roebuck
The Dallas Morning News
April 22, 2006

Girl Scouts Beyond Bars

by Jom Montalto
April 12, 2006

Mentor program aims to steer inmate's kids to different path

By Isadora Vail
San Antonio Express-News
March 20, 2006

Film documents scout troop's efforts to break cycle of crime

By Liz Austin
Amarillo Globe-News
Associated Press
March 18, 2006

Perry in Dallas to Launch Mentoring Program

By Kimberly Durnan
Denton Record Chronicle
March 10, 2006

Perry in Abilene to Launch Mentoring Program

By Sidney Levesque
Abilene Reporter News
March 10, 2006

Program aims to end cycle of prison

By Matt Curry
Fort Worth Star Telegram
March 10, 2006

State program works to help inmates' children break cycle

Houston Chronicle
March 9, 2006

TDCJ Participates in Statewide Initiative for At-Risk Youth

TDCJ Announcements
March 9, 2006

"Cradle to prison" cycle threatening King's legacy

By Joshunda Sanders
January 23, 2006

Will Mommy and Daddy Ever Come Home? Children coping with incarcerated parents

The Legal News
November 1, 2005

For the Children BACA president passionate about his role to help others

Times Record News
September 5, 2005

Children of Texas inmates need brotherly influence The North Texas chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters began to focus on the children of incarcerated parents

September 4, 2005

Breaking the Cycle: Equipping Children of Offenders

by Christina Melton Crain
Dallas Bar Association - Headnotes
September 1, 2005