Learn about a guide that helps teens living with incarcerated parents

For children and families, incarceration is a daily reality that lasts well beyond a jail sentence or prison term. According to the economic policy institute, one in ten African American students has an incarcerated parent. One in four has a parent who is or has been incarcerated. In her new “Teen Guide to Living with Incarcerated Parents” Anye Youngshares her personal story on coping with her father’s 12-year prison sentence. Anye joined us along with her mother Ladana Drigo to tell us more.

 

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