Explore a compelling three-year evaluation study, conducted by the University of Connecticut’s Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy (IMRP), revealing the transformative impact of the CLICC mentoring and literacy program on children with incarcerated parents. Delve into the heartwarming journey where reading books, personalized mentoring for children, and group mentoring for incarcerated parents intertwine to foster enhanced communication and robust relationships between parents behind bars and their children.
Gifts to the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy’s (IMRP) Children with Incarcerated Parents Initiative fund provide support for scholarships and programming for students impacted by familial incarceration.
Connecticut Becomes First State to Provide Free Calls from Prison
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed a bill making phone calls from prisons free for incarcerated people and their loved ones. Connecticut is the first state to implement this policy.
Having a parent or other loved one in prison can be really hard and confusing. On the Children's Page, you will find information on prison, definitions to words you may have heard or seen, and answers to questions you might have.