By way of the great Piper Kerman, and maybe as a P.S. about universal preschool, a new report on kids with parents in prison got me. Above, a chart showing why kids in prison end up not seeing their parents. Below, a chart about barriers expected to keep prisoners apart from their kids after being released. It’s interesting to see that “need to rebuild relationship” and “none” are almost equal.
(PDF: “Children of Incarcerated Parents in New York State,” New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services)