The MISSION of the Real Hope Committee is to provide a comprehensive process to change the typical outcome.
The REAL Hope Committee Executive Board is composed of public and private sector leaders within the State of Texas that are dedicated to driving tangible results in the areas of prison and justice reform with the state. The Executive Board members are responsible for identifying barriers and issues to be addressed via subcommittees. The Executive Board meets on a quarterly basis.
Subcommittee members are composed of members in the community and they are responsible for developing solutions to be presented to the applicable bodies for evaluation and implementation. The community subcommittee members submit areas of focus and consideration as it relates to prison or justice reform whether local or statewide to the Executive Director. There are currently five (5) subcommittees:
- Legislative Engagement
- Criminal Justice Reform
- Judicial Process
- Law Enforcement/Policing
- Prison Reform
- Community & Faith-Based Engagement
- School to Prison Pipeline
- Corporate Engagement
- Education & Training
- Workforce Development
- Health & Mental Health Care
Annually, a Hope Summit is organized by the REAL Hope Committee. The purpose of the Summit is to provide a platform and opportunity for the REAL Hope Committee to share their progress, to educate and share best practices and to provide community updates on prison reform efforts underway.
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discussion topics and scheduling:
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