• See Us, Support Us

    raises awareness about and increases support for children of incarcerated parents. SUSU focuses on supporting children's educational success and wellbeing from early childhood through college. Follow SUSU to gain resources and tips, hear from young people about how best to support them, and celebrate their creative talents.
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About See Us, Support Us

See Us, Support Us (SUSU) raises awareness about and increases support for children of incarcerated parents. SUSU is a year-round effort with national partners, culminating in a month of action in October. This October, SUSU focuses on supporting children's educational success and wellbeing from early childhood through college. Follow SUSU to gain resources and tips, hear from young people about how best to support them, and celebrate their creative talents.


Events

Throughout the month of October, Dream Academy will be hosting or supporting a series of events highlighting youth of incarcerated parents and issues of concern.






October 14th - Author Talk with Jarrett Adams

October 19th - Youth Listening Session for Educators #1

October 27th - Podcast Launch

October 27th - Youth Listening Session for Educators #2

October 28th - Lights on Afterschool


Educators Resources

This toolkit is meant to guide educators and school staff as they seek to see and support children of incarcerated parents in the classroom.






Find age-appropriate books for and about children of incarcerated parents
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Learn how to create safer spaces for children of incarcerated parents

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Guidance and resources for schools supporting children impacted by incarceration

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Pre-k through grade 12: supporting children who have an incarcerated parent

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Find resources for school staff to support youth with incarcerated parents

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