July 28, 2020

BillyPenn: Corina Scott - July 24, 2020

Within a week of the start of the protests that continue to surge through the nation, nearly every college in the United States released a statement that supposedly reaffirmed their own commitments to racial justice and systemic c...

May 7, 2020

While we find ourselves in uncertain times, we also find ourselves thinking about the future, which is why we want to share this free training opportunity with you to prepare for your future career. This program provides a solid foundation in workplace skills emphasizi...

April 30, 2020

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today the U.S. Department of Education is inviting a new cohort of 67 schools to participate in its Second Chance Pell experiment, creating more education opportunities for incarcerated students. This action expands on...

April 22, 2020

In order to facilitate the growth and global competitiveness of America’s growing minority business enterprise (MBE) community, the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is seeking to fund innovative projects – to support formerly incarcerated individuals – with...

March 3, 2020

The Future Fund provides $5,000 grants to groups that are working on emerging issues or developing new approaches to social justice activism or community organizing. These groups may employ one or more effective strategies, such as cultural work, media advocacy, and po...

February 12, 2020

Laying the Groundwork: How States Can Improve Access to Continued Education for People in the Criminal Justice System

Tuesday, February 25th at 3:00 p.m. ET

Continued education is proven to have a notable impact on reducing recidivism. Yet, a new report by the CSG Justic...

January 31, 2020

Layla A Jones - January 26, 2020

Do a search for Darnell Schoolfield and the first page of Google will be filled with reports detailing his high-profile arrest.

That was nearly a decade ago. You have to scroll down to find out what he’s up to now.

As digital content creat...

January 27, 2020

Alicia Nieves - January 24, 2020

Schools and prisons probably shouldn’t have much in common, but research on what’s known as the “school-to-prison pipeline” shows a concerning connection.

“Once we put a kid into that system, many of them never get out. A large percent of...

December 17, 2019

New America has released a report that seeks to facilitate conversations around the potential of correctional post secondary education and/or job training programs as tools to mitigate the gap in skills and employment challenges for justice-involved individuals. In pre...

October 15, 2019

It's Time to Harvest Your Credentials or Degree!!

Information Session For Adult Learners - Tuesday, October 22nd 3pm - 6pm

Did you stop out of college? Do you have some college credits and no degree? Are you seeking a credential to further your employment future? Come ta...

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