Disrupted Childhoods explores the issues that arise from a mother's confinement and provides first-person accounts of the experiences of children with moms behind bars.
Resources on Justice Involved Women - Children & Family
This report explains how mothers and their babies can benefit from being held in a prison-based Mother and Baby Unit (MBU).
This report explains why sending parents to prison results in single-parent households, damages family ties, and exacerbates childhood poverty.
Sesame Workshop's initiative, Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration, provides much-needed bilingual (English/Spanish) multimedia tools for families with young children (ages 3-8) who have an incarcerated parent.
The experiences of female inmates, their children, and the present caregivers of those children are examined.