1. I have the right to be kept safe and informed at the time of my parent’s arrest.

 

2. I have the right to be heard when decisions are made about me.

 

3. I have the right to be considered when decisions are made about my parent.

 

4. I have the right to be well cared for in my parent’s absence.

 

5. I have the right to support as I face my parent’s incarceration.

 

6. I have the right to speak with, see, and touch my parent.

 

7. I have the right not to be judged, blamed, or labeled because my parent is incarcerated.

 

8. I have the right to a lifelong relationship with my parent.

Source: San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership. coipp.org

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