Brief

It’s tough keeping kids connected to parents in prison. Here are 36 selected resources to help parents, workers, policymakers and the kids themselves. Books, journals, websites, classes, programs and policies are included.

December 6, 2008

In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    Which agencies offer bonding activities for kids and incarcerated parents.

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    What research exists on impacting, supporting, training, and helping kids and imprisoned parents alike.

  3. 3

    What governments are doing to help families of adult prisoners.

Key Takeaway

Keep children involved with parents behind bars through mentoring programs, reading programs, after-school programs.

You can keep children involved with parents behind bars through mentoring programs, reading programs, after-school programs. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list, rather a sample of promising work done in the field.

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