JIWC Resources

Want research, resources and webinars focused on incarceration, pregnancy and parenting?

Check out our:

Newsletter Sign up for Reproductive (In)Justice, a monthly newsletter that features timely research, resources, events and community spotlights at the intersection of incarceration, pregnancy and parenting.

Briefs Learn about state laws (including Minnesota’s) affecting incarcerated pregnant and postpartum people. Topics include:

  • Substance Use Treatment (Just released!)
  • Abortion Access
  • Breastfeeding and Lactation Support
  • Alternatives to Incarceration
  • Ensuring Adequate Nutrition (Coming soon)

Webinars Our webinars are free, open to the public and aim to provide a trauma-informed, welcoming, inclusive and healing experience, especially for those with lived experience. Check out recordings on Support through Separation: Coping with the Physical and Emotional Separation…

…for the Birthing Person

…for Families Impacted by Maternal Incarceration

…for the Birthing Person and Baby During Incarceration

…for the Birthing Person and Baby During Reunification

Do you have an idea for a webinar? Want to be featured in a community spotlight?

Email us any time at jiwc @ umn.edu!

Brought to you by:

The Cross-Center Collaboration on the Health of Justice-Involved Women and Children (JIWC), a group of  faculty, staff and students working on research, policy, training issues and topics at the intersection of incarceration and maternal and child health (MCH).

The JIWC Collaborative is convened by the Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health at the University of Minnesota. Most Collaborative institutional members have been funded by HRSA’s MCH Bureau.