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Children with Incarcerated Parent

A Shared Sentence: The Devastating Toll of Parental Incarceration on Kids, Families and Communities More than 5 million U.S. children have had a parent in jail or prison at some point in their lives. The incarceration of a parent can have as much impact on a child’s well-being as abuse or domestic violence. But while states spend heavily on corrections, few resources exist to support those left behind. A Shared Sentence, a report from the Annie E Casey Foundation, offers commonsense proposals to address the increased poverty and stress that children of incarcerated parents experience. To read the full report, click [Read further...]
This primer to a new report from the University of Pittsburgh Center for Urban Education shares research on to the cradle-to-prision pipeline and cites ten common contributors to it.  The full report, expected to be released soon, will include recommendations for action. Disrupting the Cradle to Prison Pipeline – Primer