When America’s families are disconnected, our communities and country can’t reach their full potential. The negative impacts of America’s incarceration crisis keep America from pushing forward to a stronger, safer, and more prosperous future.
Nearly two in three families (65 percent) were found to be unable to meet basic needs such as food, housing, and medical care while their family member was incarcerated. * according to the Ella Baker Center
Wildeman, Christopher, Alyssa Goldman, and Kristin Turney. 2018. “Parental Incarceration and Child Health in the United States.” Epidemiologic Reviews 40:146-156
Wildeman, Christopher, Alyssa Goldman, and Hedwig Lee. “Health Consequences of Family Member Incarceration for Adults in the Household.” Public Health Reports (Forthcoming).
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