BILL OF RIGHTS

The work of BAYCIPP is built on the "Bill of Rights for Children of Incarcerated Parents"

(developed by the San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership).

Right #1

I have the right to be kept safe and informed at the time of my parent’s arrest.

Right #5

I have the right to speak with, see, and touch my parent.

Right #2

I have the right to be heard when decisions are made about me.

Right #6

I have the right to support as I face my parent’s incarceration.

Right #3

I have the right to be considered when decisions are made about my parent

Right #7

I have the right not to be judged, blamed or labeled because my parent is incarcerated.

Right #4

 I have the right to be well cared for in my parent’s absence.

Right #8

I have the right to a lifelong relationship with my parent.