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Criminal Justice Reform: CNN Hero Carolyn LeCroy Fights for Children of Incarcerated Parents to Be Heard

LeCroy makes the point, as do many advocates for criminal justice reform, that keeping low level, non-violent offenders behind bars for lengthy periods of time is an overwhelming cost burden

Karen Shirk CNN Heroes

Karen Shirk CNN Heroes

Susanne Janson CNN Heroes

CNN is searching the globe for unheralded heroes -- everyday people changing the world.

The Messages Project, a non-profit organization established in 1999 to focus on the needs of children of incarcerated parents across the United States, will be expanding its program to the African country of Malawi in August 2013. The initiative has come about due to a partnership between two CNN heroes: Marie Da Silva (left, founder of the Jacaranda Foundation in Malawi) and Carolyn LeCroy (founder of the Messages Project).

CNN Heroes Partner to Support Children of Incarcerated Parents in Malawi

End Stage Renal Disease Patients Can Correct Common Feelings Of Anxiety During Dialysis Treatments — KidneyBuzz

End Stage Renal Disease Patients Can Correct Common Feelings Of Anxiety During Dialysis Treatments

End Stage Renal Disease Patients Can Correct Common Feelings Of Anxiety During Dialysis Treatments — KidneyBuzz

Removing Barriers to Opportunity for Parents With Criminal Records and Their Children

Removing Barriers to Opportunity for Parents With Criminal Records and Their Children - Center for American Progress

Children wait with their mothers during a visitation day at a prison in 2009

Hard life for kids in jail: report

The aging population in prisons is rising at a staggering rate.

Prison Population Aging at Tremendous Rate [Infographic]: The elderly prisoners…

A Special Gift for Children from Incarcerated Men | New York Amsterdam News: The new Black view

The day was filled with fun, food, grooming and gifts for the youths of the Children of Promise, a community-based .

When her father went to prison last February, Madison could not find a book that could help her get through it.  So, she decided to write her own to help kids in similar circumstances.

When her father went to prison last February, Madison could not find a book that could help her get through it. So, she decided to write her own to help kids in similar circumstances.

Friedman Place is only one of two housing facilities in the U.S. specializing in services for blind and visually impaired adults! Read more: http://womenoncall.org/blog/friedman-place

WomenOnCall creates opportunities for professional women to volunteer in a more meaningful way by effectively and efficiently aligning their skills, expertise and interests with short-term, high-impact volunteer opportunities.

1 in 28 children in the United States have a parent in state or federal prison. In order to raise awareness about the experiences of young children with an incarcerated parent, we created Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration. Watch this sizzle reel to learn more about the project and visit www.sesamestreet.org/incarceration for free tips, resources, and printables.

Sesame Street: Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration -- A new thing Sesame Street is doing for kids dealing with tough issues. Made me cry like a baby though.

Saving Children of Incarcerated Parents: The Terrance Stevens Story Featured on PBS

Terrence Stevens is on a mission to save children whose parents are incarcerated.

Read this CNN Heroes story on how the children of those in prison are imprinted by their parents' incarcerations.

The 'silent victims' of incarceration: Coping with parents in prison

Article and video from CNN: "The Silent Victims of Incarceration" Inspirational clip!

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