Invisible Child Organization
Invisible Child Organization

Children Of Incarcerated Parents Bill Of RIGHTS

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C.O.I.P. BILL OF RIGHTS

  

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 speak with, see and touch my parent.


6. I have the right to support as I struggle with my parent’s incarceration.


7. I have the right not to be judged, blamed or labeled because of my parent’s incarceration.


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