Children of Incarcerated Parents: Resources
Arditti, Joyce A., Jennifer Lambert-Shute, and Karen Joest. "Saturday Morning at the Jail: Implications of Incarceration for Families and Children." Family Relations, Vol. 52, No. 3. 2003.
Children on the Outside: Voicing the Pain and Human Costs of Parental Incarceration
A report published by Justice Strategies in January 2011.
La Vigne, Nancy, Elizabeth Davies and Diana Brazzell. Broken Bonds: Understanding and Addressing the Needs of Children with Incarcerated Parents. Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute. February 2008.
Nell Berstein, All Alone in the World: Children of the Incarcerated. N.Y.: The New Press 2005.
Defense Against Sterilization Abuse Bill - Legislative Background
This document outlines the reasons why forced sterilization must be challenged.
FindYouthInfo.gov was created by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP), which is composed of representatives from 18 federal agencies that support programs and services focusing on youth.
International Human Rights
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Concluding observations on the combined seventh to ninth periodic reports of United States of America
United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner: Convention on the Rights of the Child
Convention on the Rights of the Child General Comment No. 12
Statement to the media by the United Nations’ Working Group of Experts onPeople of African Descent, on the conclusion of its official visit to USA, 1929 January 2016
Let Our Families Have a Future Overview
California prisons frequently violate the human rights of people behind bars. The right to family, the right to health and the right to be free from cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment are violated in prisons. This one pager provides an overview of these human rights violations.
Tool Kits for Improvement
Bill of Rights by San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents
Published by the Osborne Association.
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