THE DATA

Currently, 2.7 million children in the U.S. have an incarcerated parent and 228,000 children in Michigan alone have had at least one parent incarcerated. Michigan has some of the highest rates and is ranked in the top ten states of children with an incarcerated parent. Studies show that children of incarcerated parent(s) are seven times more likely to be entangled in the criminal system based on their parent's incarceration and they are more likely to suffer from emotional, social, educational and financial distress. 

Currently 2.7 Million children in the U.S has a parent incarcerated. 228,000 children in Michigan alone has had at least one parent incarcerated. Michigan being ranked in the top ten states with children of incarcerated parents. Studies suggest that children of an incarcerated parent(s) are seven times more likely to be entangled in the criminal system based on their parent’s incarceration. Children of incarcerated parents more likely to suffer from emotional, social, educational and financial distress.

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