In the News

Sawyer, L. (June, 2019). Shakopee women’s prison to discontinue ‘no-touch’ policy. Star Tribune. Minneapolis, MN. http://www.startribune.com/shakopee-women-s-prison-to-discontinue-no-touch-policy/512007092/

Roth, A. (June, 2019). Mental illness affects most women behind bars. Minnesota Public Radio. St. Paul, MN. https://www.mprnews.org/story/2019/06/13/mental-illness-affects-most-women-behind-bars

Rosenblum, G. (September, 2017). Minnesota inmates crochet way to redemption in Project Teddy Bear. Star Tribune. Minneapolis, MN. http://www.startribune.com/minnesota-inmatescrochet-way-to-redemption-in-project-teddy-bear/444518813/

Collins, F. (August, 2017). NIH family members giving back: Rebecca Shlafer. NIH Director’s Blog. https://directorsblog.nih.gov/2017/08/22/nih-family-members-giving-back-rebecca-shlafer/ 

Zand, S. & Kremer, W. (June, 2017). Podcast – How to be a better mum in jail. World Hacks, BBC World Service. London, UK. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p055267t

Shlafer, R. (June, 2017). Opinion: Most prisoners are parents too. It’s unconscionable to keep their children from visiting them. Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, CA. http://www.latimes.com/opinion/readersreact/la-ol-le-inmate-visits-20170606-story.html

Weber, T. (April, 2017). What happens to kids whose parents are incarcerated? MPR News. St. Paul, MN. https://www.mprnews.org/story/2017/04/26/what-happens-to-kids-whose-parents-are-incarcerated