Over 10 million children in the United States have experienced the incarceration of a parent in their lifetimes.
OF THE 2.3 MILLION PEOPLE INCARCERATED IN THE UNITED STATES, 50% ARE PARENTS.
Presently 2.7 million children under the age of 18 have an incarcerated parent. This population is greater than the states of Maine & New Hampshire combined.
we got us now is a (501) (c) 3 non-profit organization built by, led by & about children & young adults impacted by parental incarceration.
OUR mission IS TO
Create safe and inclusive spaces,
provide centralized access to informative resources,
Produce compelling content
Build a supportive community,
both online and offline, that will
Engage, Educate, Elevate and Empower,
children and young adults impacted by the trauma, stigma and shame of parental incarceration.
We Need to ENGAGE voices from all walks of LIFE - Children, Young Adults, Friends, Influencers, Artists, Athletes, Corporations and others to support us in ACTION & ADVOCACY by uplifting our issues, stories and experiences as Children & Young Adults of Incarcerated Parents.