Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1006, which took effect in July 2014, is the first sweeping revision to Indiana’s criminal code in 35 years. The purpose of HEA 1006 is to design a proportional sentencing scheme that is equitable to both offenders and victims.
Find specific work or narrow your results by type, topic, program, project, or service by selecting your criteria from the choices at right.
3 Mar 2014
About 1.7 million youth in the U.S. have at least one parent in prison. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the number of parents held in prisons has risen 79 percent from 1991-2007. Youth with incarcerated parents fare worse than other youth on a range of educational and physical and mental health outcomes. Released at the end of January, Mentoring Children of Incarcerated Parents: A Synthesis of Research and a September 2013 Listening Session synthesizes research and the voices and opinions of mentoring experts, practitioners, parents and youth shared at a listening session.