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 … Read more of Justice Strategies: New Children of Incarcerated Parents Blog

Archived Project: Bill of Rights for Children of the Incarcerated Project

In 2003, the San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership distilled 8 rights from children’s experiences that would ensure their safety and well-being, with clear objectives of a policy reform framework. The rights were published and quickly became the guide for policy-makers and practitioners concerned about these children. These distinctive rights are not copyrighted, and are available to all who are seeking improvements in the lives of the children, a beautiful gift for us all.

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 … Read more of 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 … Read more of Two College Scholarships for Those Impacted by Crime