Report highlights the trauma that thousands of Texas families have experienced with family incarceration

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A boy opens a gift bag from his father, an inmate at a maximum-security facility south of Houston during a 2016 gathering for prisoners and their children called Day with Dad. A new study looked at the impact incarceration has on prisoners' families. Callie Richmond for The Texas Tribune With more than 200,000 people in Texas jails and prisons, and nearly half a million children in Texas who have experienced a parent getting locked up, a new national report highlighted something Texas families are well aware of: family incarceration leads to potentially devastating emotional and financial effe...

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