Children are more
than their worst mistake.
Epicenter is a nonprofit dedicated to rebuilding Texas families with children given extreme sentences in adult prisons (known as “Second Lookers”). Our goal for the 2021 Texas Legislature is to pass the Second Look bill, which would grant Second Lookers parole review at 20 years, or half of their sentence, whichever is shorter. Without this legislation, many Second Lookers won’t have their cases looked at again until they’ve served 40 years. We believe children are more than their worst mistake.