Category: Families

Prison Parenting Program Helps Connect Families

KULR8 By Amy Leet Every year in the United States, 2.2 million men and women are incarcerated. Many of them are mothers and fathers. According to the Voices of Incarceration Project, this leaves behind more than 2.2 million children. Imagine being confined to one building while you’re four months pregnant, without the freedom and comfort …

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Your Kid Goes to Jail, You Get the Bill

The Marshall Project in collaboration with the Washington Post By Eli Hager In dozens of one-on-one meetings every week, a lawyer retained by the city of Philadelphia summons parents whose children have just been jailed, pulls out his calculator and hands them more bad news: a bill for their kids’ incarceration. Even if a child …

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