See Us Support Us 365

he 2016 See Us Support Us Campaign closed last week. We were amazed at the support across the country in response to this public awareness initiative spearheaded by the Osborne Association in NY. NRCCFI would like to encourage everyone to continue to look for opportunities to spread the ideas  that See Us Support Us began … Read more See Us Support Us 365

A Place at the Table: See us Support Us December Message

  The most important element of the NRCCFI Mission Statement is to “include the families in defining the problems and designing solutions.” See Us Support Us 365 encourages all organizations to adopt this as part of your mission. More and more programs are including youth of the incarcerated, adults who experienced parental incarceration as children … Read more A Place at the Table: See us Support Us December Message

Conference Spotlights Consequences of Parental Incarceration “Minimizing the Collateral Damage: Interventions to Diminish the Consequences of Mass Incarceration for Children Families, and Communities.

The fifth biennial conference in honor of the legacy of Urie Bronfenbrenner convened a panel of leading researchers  who emphasized the strongest interdisciplinary research on the consequences of paternal and maternal incarceration for children. The conference’s overarching goal is to strengthen the connections between research, policy, and practice in the area of collateral consequences of … Read more Conference Spotlights Consequences of Parental Incarceration “Minimizing the Collateral Damage: Interventions to Diminish the Consequences of Mass Incarceration for Children Families, and Communities.

Federal Officials Hear the Stories of Youth with Incarcerated Parents

In June, 2016 NRCCFI participated in the planning and implementation of a 2 day listening session with youth who have or have had incarcerated parents. The session was held in Washington DC and  was the first time that youth with incarcerated parents were brought together from all parts of the US to not only discuss … Read more Federal Officials Hear the Stories of Youth with Incarcerated Parents