Establishes the Council on Children of Incarcerated Parents and Caregivers.
Children of incarcerated individuals may need extra support in order to succeed in school. OPEN supports the government addressing this.
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Pending Senate final passage
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Daughters Beyond Incarceration is behind this bill and has heavily advocated it with the support of organizations including VOTE NOLA and the Southern Poverty Law Center.