Serving Families with Incarcerated Parents
Our Board Chair, John Tate, III, was just published on?NCChild.org. His post?reflects his passion for serving our clients and makes excellent points about the need to educate and support our state’s children and help prevent people from going to prison in the first place. ?It is definitely worth a read.
“In Mecklenburg county schools, we estimate that upwards of 5,000 children have a parent or loved one in prison. These children are subject to stigma among their peers, with their home situations often unstable, economically and otherwise. Such circumstances can lead to toxic levels of stress that can have a devastating impact on a child?s development, learning, and behavior.”
Read the full blog post at?www.ncchild.org/supporting-the-families-of-incarcerated-parents/