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Texas Southern's private prison conference this week

Texas Southern University's Barbara Jordan Institute's long-awaited conference on the private prison industry will be held later this week, Thursday, August 6th, through Saturday, August 8th.  Confirmed conference speakers include: 

Judy Greene, Justice Strategies and Texas Prison Bid'ness founder

Si Kahn, Grassroots Leadership

Byron Price, Texas Southern University and conference planner

Stephen Nathan, Prison Privatisation Report International

Allen M. Hornblum, PA. Crime Commission 

Jeffrey Ian Ros, University of Baltimore 

I'll be presenting a paper on organizing against family detention and the notorious T. Don Hutto detention center.  Texas Prison Bid'ness bloggers Andrew Strong and Nick Hudson will be present.  For a complete schedule or to register, visit the Barbara Jordan Institute website or email Byron Price.


having my parents in the facility jail for immagrents is hard i cant get intouch with them i cant even see them am 16 of age taking care of my to little brother and sister with no help and no information of my parents i dont have much money even to write to them to tell them were to call me i am fustrated and need help!!!!!!!!!! there not letting me talk to my parents