We envision that keeping parents in the community, not in jail or prison, ensuring incarcerated parents are able to maintain meaningful connections with their minor children if they are imprisoned, and removing stigma associated with parental incarceration will keep their families and our community safer. These efforts are focused on Washington State, unless otherwise indicated.
KEEPING PARENTS IN COMMUNITY WITH THEIR MINOR CHILDREN
SUPPORTING MEANINGFUL CONNECTIONS BETWEEN INCARCERATED PARENTS & THEIR MINOR CHILDREN
REMOVING STIGMATIZING BARRIERS TO SUCCESSFUL REUNIFICATION
For a summary of WDA’s IPP legislative policy efforts in 2020 including additional resources, click here