Baby Showers vs. Border Separation: Contrasting Approaches to Families in the Justice System

President Donald Trump signed an executive order yesterday that he claims will “end” family separations at the southern border, though confusion and problems continue to mount—particularly for the thousands of families already separated.

Meanwhile, for a single afternoon at one of the most infamous jails in the United States, New York City took the opposite approach. What does a more compassionate model of support for families in the justice system look like? And is it enough?