Videos + Podcasts

My Resilience Story:

Ava Lantiere

"I am the type of person who will speak up for injustice when I see it. Without going through all I went through, I don't think I would be anything like the person I am today. And I love who I am today."

2021 Youth Listening Session #1

Watch the Youth Listening Session from See Us, Support Us 2021. The first panel featured young people who have experienced parental incarceration speaking about what helps and hinders their educational success and wellbeing.

Supporting Educational Success and Wellbeing

Youth and young adults share their experiences and tips for how best to support them during this panel from the 2020 Arizona State University Children of Incarcerated Parents conference.

If Only You Knew:

Dream Academy Podcast

In this podcast designed by young people for young people, we strive to shift the narrative around the negative impact of parental incarceration and poverty on the lives of young people.

2021 Youth Listening Session #2

The second session featured a panel of young people alongside educators, administrators, and policy influencers sharing best practices for SEEing and SUPPORTing students with incarcerated parents.

SUSU Youth Fellow, Folashade, takes us on her journey to reconnect and rebuild her relationship with her incarcerated dad in this NPR Radio Rookies Podcast. 

A Journey to Reconnect With My Father (Short Version) : Folashade Olatunde 


Half of My Parents, All of Me
(Longer Version) : Folashade Olatunde  

SUSU Youth Fellow,  Folashade shares a  extended version of an installment of Radio Rookies. A series of open and honest audio diaries, where she invites WNYC Studios The Untied States of Anxiety listeners on her journey to rebuild her relationship with her dad.