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 of 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 of 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 of Federal Officials Hear the Stories of Youth with Incarcerated Parents

See Us Support us – Changing the language, changes the lens

  The Power of Words           By Jasmine Robles, Rutgers University Senior and  NRCCFI student coordinator of See Us Support Us 2016. Words matter because they have the power to shape a human’s feelings about themselves and others. Communication is essential in all relationships, as it permits us to share our interests, concerns, and support. … Read more of See Us Support us – Changing the language, changes the lens