Parenting while incarcerated

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In this Jan. 11, 2012, file photo, a man waits to be processed at a Border Patrol detention center in Imperial Beach, Calif. Gregory Bull/AP Photo

More than 2.7 million children in the US have a parent who is incarcerated and more than 5 million have had a parent in prison or jail at some point. That is one in every 12 children. We speak with two experts in parental incarceration about the impacts on mothers, fathers and their kids.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Susan Rose Guest
  • Alvin Thomas Guest