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Op-ed: Kindness for children with an incarcerated parent

From the Juneau Empire: “Lemon Creek Correctional Center recently implemented a program called New Chapter, to support loving communication between incarcerated parents and their children. Incarcerated parents can record a video of themselves reading a book, poem or letter to send to their child. Because of the size of Alaska, children may be located too far from their incarcerated parent to be able to visit in person.”

Read more: https://www.juneauempire.com/life/kindness-for-children-with-an-incarcerated-parent/