#BlackDadsMatter: Mass Incarceration Is Robbing Children of Their Fathers. Here's How to Fix That
Published: June 19, 2016
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In this article, released on Father's Day 2016, Patricia Allard, Senior Research and Policy Analyst with Justice Strategies, and Glenn E. Martin, founder and President of JustLeadership, argue that #BlackDadsMatter, and point to comprehensive policy solutions that can minimize the negative emotional, social and economic consequences of having a dad incarcerated. Ending mass incarceration for the millions currently in our jails and prisons is receiving more attention in policy circles than ever before. But, ending the intergenerational legacy of mass incarceration will require that we act now to address the problems and issues confronted by the five million plus children who currently live without their incarcerated parent.