Osborne’s NYCIP Resource Toolkit
RESOURCES ON VISITING
A report and implementation toolkit on a model policy from the International Association of the Chiefs of Police, in conjunction with the Bureau of Justice Assistance.
Summary of the See Us, Support Us Youth Listening Session convened in NYC during SUSU 2019. We heard from 8 brave young people about their experiences and recommendations for addressing the unique needs of children whose parents are in the criminal justice system.
Developed by the San Francisco Partnership for Children of Incarcerated Parents
Video visits are available in some NYS prisons and Rikers Island jails. Video visits help children maintain connections with their parent in between in-person visits.
Join our #WordsMatter campaign to use humanizing language to refer to PEOPLE and PARENTS who are incarcerated or have come home, and replace "visitation" with "visits" or "visiting" (visitation is a term used by systems that separate families or in religious contexts). Learn more here.
Join us in using humanizing and child-friendly language when speaking about visiting an incarcerated loved one at a correctional facility. Families “visit.” Systems that separate families – criminal justice, child welfare, immigration – use the term “visitation.” Download the pdf here.
Visit the Dr. Muhammad Experience to hear about the strength and resilience of children with incarcerated parents, and see clips from the 2020 Resilience, Successes, & Triumphs Digital Conference in partnership with Howard University