Kids With Incarcerated Parents Blog


The Rights of Incarcerated Parents

Over the past year, the number of people incarcerated in Wisconsin has increased to over 22,000. More than half of incarcerated individuals in the state have children. I recently had the opportunity to hear...


Meet ‘Alex’ of Sesame Street

Sesame Street’s Emmy-nominated initiative, Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration, was introduced in June 2013 at the White House. Alex the Muppet has an incarcerated father and he receives support from his friends, including learning...


More Than 5 Million Children

A recent study indicated that more than 5 million children have experienced a co-resident parent leaving for jail or prison. The vast majority of affected children have an incarcerated father. Children with a fatherĀ in...