Children of Incarcerated Caregivers offers a program for families affected by incarceration to qualify for FREE YMCA summer camp. Sign up for the newsletter in order to receive a monthly newsletter listing qualifying children’s programming and activities in the Twin Cities. CIC focuses on programs and activities that are free, with special attention given to those that provide childcare. Also included in each newsletter is a resource guide for families impacted by incarceration, which can be viewed here.

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Click on the following links to view past newsletters.

December Events

November Events and Post-Election Self Care Guide

Free Fall Fun For the Kids: October Events

Announcing the New Program: Collaboration with YMCA to Provide Free Summer Camp

August Newsletter: “Life Talks” Episode Four

“Life Talks” Episode Two: Building a Healthy Sense of Self and Cultural Identity

“Life Talks” Episode One: Supporting Black and Brown Babies

July Newsletter: Trailer for “Life Talks” Video Series with Kamy

Let’s Talk About “The Talk” / Elmo’s Dad Teaches Him about Black Lives Matter / Children’s Books about Race / Meet Tricia! (June 2020)

Staying In and Having Fun: COVID19 Newsletter (March 2020)

Meet Mary Britts, Vice President of Blaisdell YMCA, and learn about how CIC sends kids to summer camp for free! (March 2020)

Family Fun February! (February 2020)

Welcome to the CIC Network: January 2020