Senator Cory Booker and ex-prison mom Tiheba Bain
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Video: Ex-Prison Mom on Difficulties of Parenting Children from Behind Bars

This week, Bustle posted a video featuring Senator Cory Booker and ex-prison mom Tiheba Bain. She talked about just how hard it is when parenting children from behind bars, something many on the outside take for granted. Ex-Prison Mom: It’s Extremely Hard Parenting Children from Behind Bars Tiheba Bain is an ex-prison mom. She served over Read More…

Camp Grace brought kids together with the fathers in prison they've never met in person for 5 whole days.
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Camp Grace Gives Prison Fathers 5 Days to Bond with Their Kids (Video)

The Californian published a news report about a program for prison kids called Camp Grace. For five whole days, these children got to connect with their fathers in prison, who they’ve never met in-person…. until now. It was a week of joy and emotional connections when Camp Grace brought children of incarcerated parents together with Read More…

Chelsea Clinton's Now Infamous Tweet About Girls with Moms in Prisons Gets Mocked on Twitter
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Chelsea Clinton Got These Hilarious Twitter Responses to Her Tweets About Girls with Moms in Prisons

On Saturday, Chelsea Clinton tweeted about a Girl Scout program for girls with moms in prisons. Twitter users responded with some really hilarious memes. The Blaze reported on the incident Sunday morning. Friday, Times Magazine posted a story entitled, “Inside a Girl Scout Program That Brings Kids to Prison to See Their Moms.” According to Read More…

Televisiting is another form of video chat prison visiting.
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Televisiting… Another Fancy Word for “Non-Contact Visits for Prisoners’ Kids”? (Video)

On Friday, PIX 11 reported on a new type of prison visiting system known as televisiting. One organization is using it to help kids of inmates “visit” their parents. But, some fear this form of video chat prison visiting may be lead to the replacement of in-person visits altogether. Many prisons have already banned in-person Read More…

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The Effects of Bedtime Story Programs for Prison Kids

When children face the incarceration of a loved one, hearts break. When children face the incarceration of a loved one the familial bond bears an incredible strain. The one who should be there to kiss skinned knees or offer comfort after a tough school day leaves a gaping hole. In Utah volunteers are doing something Read More…

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The Lives of Incarcerated Mothers & Their Prison Children

Minor Visitation Crystal’s* face glowed. “My mom is bringing my daughter for visitation tomorrow! Pray that everything will work out, and there wont be any fights that stop visitation.” Crystal had been coming out to jail bible studies for almost a month. Usually her face reflected her depression at her current circumstance. Each week she Read More…

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Kids Get the Chance to Visit Parents in Prison in This PACT Video

#PrisonRideshare needs your help.  Once in a while when prisoners who have families (especially kids) on the outside get to meet, the moment is always passionate and priceless on both ends. Beyond the systemic restrictions and moderation on prison visitation, transportation and lack of enough support structure are two critical vacuums that need attention. Click Read More…