Authors: Dr. M. Salomo-Davies and R. Davies
The National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated reports that more than 2.7 million children, or one in twenty-eight, have an incarcerated parent in the United States. These children are often pulled into the cycle of drug abuse, violence, and crime themselves, following their parents
Dr. Salomo-Davies has appeared on cable networks and has been recognized by U.S. dignitaries for helping children to break the cycle of incarceration. Salomo-Davies are advocates and a voice for the voiceless children left behind by incarcerated parents. Investing in the children’s felt needs to decrease school dropout, drugs, gang resistance and diversion from involvement in juvenile justice. Early intervention has increased the children’s capacities to become first generation graduates, skilled workers and earning a legal salary.