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3-9-06 - A new statewide mentoring program aims to stop the cycle of children following their parents into the Texas prison system. Governor Rick Perry was in Dallas today to announce a nearly $3.8 million state grant to launch Amachi Texas.
The program uses faith-based and secular partners such as Big Brothers Big Sisters to match children of inmates with adult role models. Officials said Texas will be the first to take Amachi to a statewide level.
The program, headquartered in Arlington, is a partnership between the governor's office, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the One Star Foundation and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Texas.