Category Archives: Victims of Justice

Reaching more Chicas

As our children’s programs go into operation this spring, we have decided to make sure more caretakers of children in need realize they can use our program. The increasing severity of the drug epidemic in Kentucky and nationwide rips many families apart in various ways that exceeds ‘just’ incarceration. To reflect our more broad target audience, we have changed our Chica

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The Vicious, Traumatizing Cycle of Parental Incarceration

By Jared Keller When parents go to prison, it’s the children who pay. That’s the conclusion of a new report from Child Trends, a non-profit center dedicated to providing educational research for lawmakers. The center’s new report on Parents Behind Bars examines the impact of incarceration on the children of inmates, and the results aren’t pretty: More than five million

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