We are truly proud of the hard work, tenacity and achievement of the 160 individuals who are graduating from T.O.R.I. today. Over the last 12 years, T.O.R.I. has provided housing, employment, healthcare, family reunification and spiritual guidance to over 10,000 people! This program has made a significant impact in the reduction of recidivism rates in the State of Texas. View video

by Carla Wade, WFAA10:55 p.m. CDT July 26, 2015 (Photo: WFAA) DALLAS — When inmates are released from prison, many don’t have jobs, a place to live or family to turn to. But through a program started by Bishop T.D. Jakes of The Potter’s House in Dallas, ex-offenders have been offered a new lease on life. This year, that program celebrates 10 years of fresh starts. Sunday morning Dallas criminal court

BusinessWire News Coverage on T.O.R.I. A program designed to help keep released prison inmates from returning to jail got a boost recently in the form of a $7,500 donation.

Plano Star Courier News Coverage On T.O.R.I. A program designed to help keep released prison inmates from returning to jail got a boost recently in the form of a $7,500 donation. Plano-based Rent-A-Center donated the money to the Texas Offender Re-entry Initiative (T.O.R.I.) as part of its Random Acts of Caring Program. The money will help T.O.R.I. meet the needs of its 400 clients.