Emani: Stigma through a child’s eyes

Five-year-old Anthony Martinez opens a package of children's books and a tape made by his mother who is serving time in the Denver County Jail.


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In this video column, Emani Davis, the director of Project Family Connect and the daughter of an incarcerated man, talks about  the stigma that she experienced as the child of an incarcerated parent and her desire to address the specific needs of this group.

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