Q. What dates and times will the conference take place?
A. The National Children of Incarcerated Parents Conference will take place on Wednesdays, April 14th, 21st, and 28th and will start at 8:00 am Arizona time/Pacific Daylight Time Zone (GMT -7)
Q. Do you have a schedule for the conference?
A. The conference will take place on Wednesdays, April 14th, 21st, and 28th. There will be 6 sessions per day. The sessions times will be broken down as follows:
- Session 1: 8:00 am – 9:00 am
- Session 2: 9:15 am – 10:15 am
- Session 3: 10:30 am – 11:30 am
- Break 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
- Session 4: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
- Session 5: 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
- Session 6: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Q. What topics will be discussed on which days?
A. Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Practices and Programs – Programs or a promising practice that positively affect children and families prior to incarceration (e.g., at arrest), during incarceration (visits and family camp, parenting, communication), or at release and re-entry.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Policy – A look at successful policy at local, state and federal levels.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Advocacy – How to help prepare those who are affected to tell their stories to advocate, as well as presentations that provide a roadmap for how to organize and build coalitions, and how to elevate the needs of all communities including those that are disproportionately affected –e.g., Native American, African American and Latinx populations, rural populations.
Q. I can’t attend all of the sessions; will they be available for viewing later?