PBS NewsHour

Mentoring program connects children of incarcerated parents

Clip: 05/13/2018 | 10m 16s

More than 5 million children in the U.S. have had a parent in prison at some point. In Indiana, where that number is 177,000, a mentoring program aims to bolster support for those children by connecting them with adults who can provide emotional support. Megan Thompson reports as part of an ongoing series of reports called “Chasing the Dream,” which reports on poverty and opportunity in America.

Aired: 05/13/18

Rating: NR

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