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Jorge Antonio Renaud

  • Texas State Galleries 233 West Sessom Drive San Marcos, TX, 78666 United States (map)

After spending 25 years of his life incarcerated in Texas, Jorge Antonio Renaud went on to receive his M.A. in Social Work from The University of Texas at Austin and has dedicated his life to restorative community building and healing for those affected by negative public policies. While in prison, Renaud wrote and published Behind the Walls: A Guide for Families and Friends of Texas Prison Inmates and spent 20 years as a freelance writer, reporter, and editor for various publications. He has acted as a policy analyst for the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition, an organizer with the Center for Community Change, and currently works for Texas Advocates for Justice. 

Earlier Event: September 26
Gabriel Solis
Later Event: October 17
Wes Janz