Volunteers must be conversationally proficient in a language other than English and/or attend the training with someone who is bilingual that is willing to visit in partnership and interpret for you. They should also RSVP. Volunteers must commit to visiting the detention center at least once a month. It is open 8am until 8pm, seven days a week. Please pass along the date to anyone who may be interested in breaking the isolation of detention. Let us know you're coming, there are space limitations. You must RSVP via the link above, not on Facebook. If it is full, be on the lookout for our next month's training. RSVP here. Read more about Hutto Visitation Program Training
Join us Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 for an evening of awards, silent auction and dancing!! Dancing Away Detention is our annual fundraiser to support the Hutto Visitation Program and Family Detention Programs. We raise funds every year to support volunteer orientations, training community volunteers to break the isolation of detention, monitor the human rights conditions in the facility, and to build advocates for closing the unjust detention systems as a whole. In 2016, we grew to 195 visitors who conducted a over 550 individual visits. Buy your tickets here and check facebook for updates!