Post Date: June 14, 2013
Over 2.7 million kids in the U.S. have a parent in prison.
This Father’s Day weekend, you or a loved one might be one of them or know one of them.
Sesame Street, that beloved educator of generations of children, is now taking on incarceration, offering this helpful series of videos for kids and parents alike.
The Street also offers some helpful tips for talking to children about having a parent in prison, and even tips for incarcerated parents. If you’ve got some tips that Sesame Street missed, leave them in a comment here on the blog. They might just help someone else.
And a big, big Happy Father’s Day to all our FAMM supporters who are dads, incarcerated or otherwise. Families are why we started this work 22 years ago, and families are still why we come into the office every day.