CUNY TV logo

 

This edition: Visiting Through the Youth Lens - Short film

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 16, 2017.

First aired: November 16, 2017.

Research has shown that a sustained relationship with a parent in prison is one of the most influential factors in both reducing a child's trauma, and also in lowering that parent's rate of recidivism. However, children often face great resistance to visiting a parent. This short film describes the challenges, the sorrows, and the incredible joys of visiting a parent in prison, addressing misconceptions that children with incarcerated parents face.

Guest List

Jeremy Robins Filmmaker - Educator, Echoes of Incarceration

Web Extras

Interview with Jeremy Robins

Jeremy Robins, Media Educator, discusses his work with children of incarcerated parents.