September 28, 2020
Episode 79

Children of Incarcerated Parents with Ebony Underwood

Our guest this week is Ebony Underwood. Ebony is a Soros Justice Fellow and the daughter of William Underwood, who has served decades of a cruel and unnecessarily harsh mandatory life sentence without parole. As the founder and CEO of We Got Us Now, Ebony is an advocate for children impacted by parental incarceration and keeping families connected and doing incredible and important work.

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Sources for audio clips

Incarceration of parents affects kids' health - Newsy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7u7pnIIKDIc
Children of Prisoners Reunite with their Fathers Behind Bars for a Day - ABC News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5VV0og-a7w
Children of Prisoners Reunite with their Fathers Behind Bars for a Day - ABC News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5VV0og-a7w
Parenthood lost: How incarcerated parents are losing their children forever - Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/parenthood-lost-how-incarcerated-parents-are-losing-their-children-forever/2018/12/02/e97ebcfe-dc83-11e8-b3f0-62607289efee_story.html
Prison in the time of coronavirus - CBS Sunday Morning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cU6mYS1Lu3A
#COVID19: WHAT IS WE GOT US NOW? - We Got Us Now https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2iBOnEcGcY
Injustice in Policing
Unequal: Racism in American Prisons - Fusion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNteXIFTzZ8
Incarceration rates
Prison in the time of coronavirus - CBS Sunday Morning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cU6mYS1Lu3A
Children Reuniting with Parents
Children of Prisoners Reunite with their Fathers Behind Bars for a Day - ABC News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5VV0og-a7w
Same as above
South Florida Kids Reunite With Fathers In Prison - CBS Miami https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHJu4WRWGDU
Special Program Offers Hope To Kids With Parents In Prison | TODAY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKxfkf_RNEY
Parenthood lost: How incarcerated parents are losing their children forever - Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/parenthood-lost-how-incarcerated-parents-are-losing-their-children-forever/2018/12/02/e97ebcfe-dc83-11e8-b3f0-62607289efee_story.html
Effects on Kids Health
Incarceration of parents affects kids' health - Newsy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7u7pnIIKDIc
COVID in Prison
Prison in the time of coronavirus - CBS Sunday Morning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cU6mYS1Lu3A
Outro
Healing from Parental Incarceration | Nicole Ausmer | TEDxCincinnatiWomen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3ylH5I9s3s

Show Credits

Host: Alyssa Milano
Executive Producer: Alyssa Milano
Associate Producer: Ben Jackson
Editing and Sound Production: Natasha Jacobs
Music by: Josh Cooke & Eleisha Eagle