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Child Trauma

Calling for Reform, President Obama Notes the Impact of Incarceration on Families

Research shows that “people of color are more likely to be stopped, frisked, questioned, charged and detained,” and while African Americans and Latinos make up 30 percent of the U.S. population, they make up 60 percent of its inmates. One of the consequences is that around one million fathers are behind bars, and around one in nine African-American children has a parent in prison. […]

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Children Can Thrive

A three-day summit on Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs, strengthens California’s efforts to orient policy and practice around preventing and responding to child trauma. By Parker Blackman “We know that it makes sense to keep […]