• Addressing Families Separated by Mass Incarceration

    Soundbite Services Children with a parent in prison are more likely to experience mental-health problems and face additional education challenges. (Boardhead/Wikimedia Commons)YPSILANTI, Mich. — For weeks, Americans have been gripped by reports of young children being separated from their parents along the U.S.-Mexico border, and human rights activists are...
  • Mass Incarceration

    Suzanne Potter / California News Service SAN FRANCISCO – Five percent of children in the Golden State have a parent who is or has been incarcerated, that’s more than a half-million kids, according to a new report. Researchers from the Annie E. Casey Foundation found that nationally, more than 5...