Children's Issues Committee Newsletters 2006
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Children's Issues Committee Newsletter April 2006
BOOK REPORT "All Alone in the World: Children of the Incarcerated" by Nell Bernstein. The New Press. Many of the incarcerated men and women in this country are parents. Their children pay a high price and with almost two-and-a-half million children experiencing the loss of a parent to the criminal justice system, it’s a price that is also paid by schools, neighborhoods, and extended families. Journalist Nell Bernstein’s book, "All Alone in the World", takes a close and compassionate look at families affected by incarceration.
Children's Issues Committee Newsletter December 2006
RESOURCES ABOUT TEENS "It's Hard out Here for a Teen: Responding to Dating Abuse and Domestic Violence Among Youth" by Stephanie Nilva, Esq. This article reviews the obstacles young people face as victims of teen dating violence (TDV), and the approach of service providers and the justice system. It asserts that advocacy on behalf of youth requires specialized skills and an interdisciplinary response to their myriad needs.