Justice Strategies: New Children of Incarcerated Parents Blog

The Children of Incarcerated Parents blog is the first national blog dedicated to exploring the impact of parental incarceration on children and families. There are an estimated two million minor children in the United States who have an incarcerated parent. The incarceration of parents not only has a devastating and damaging impact on children, but it also affects their caregivers … Continue reading Justice Strategies: New Children of Incarcerated Parents Blog

Rutgers University–Camden, NJ Offers College Credit Course on Children of the Incarcerated

Rutgers University–Camden, NJ offers some of the first college credit courses on Children of the Incarcerated in the Country Courses on Children and Families of the Incarcerated are offered for Summer and Fall 2014 with an On-Line Course being developed for Fall 2015. These course provides a framework for understanding and responding to the needs of … Continue reading Rutgers University–Camden, NJ Offers College Credit Course on Children of the Incarcerated

Two College Scholarships for Those Impacted by Crime

Peanut Scholarship Fund at Southern Illinois at Carbondale https://ccj.siuc.edu/waystoGive.htmlThe Peanut Scholarship Fund: This fund was established to assist a good student at Southern Illinois University Carbondale who has financial difficulty because one or both parents have been involved in crime. This includes parents who are incarcerated or who because of being victims of crime are … Continue reading Two College Scholarships for Those Impacted by Crime

Paper Written about the Bill of Rights for Children of Incarcerated Parents

The Bill of Rights for Children of Incarcerated Parents Technical Assistance Project-Contextual Factors. Click here to read this paper by Susan D. Phillips, Ph.D., addressing contextual factors of this project including differences in rates of prison expansion, prison population size and rate of incarceration, rate of parental incarceration and indicators of child well-being.