Using Time to Reduce Crime
Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) sent a series of questionnaires to over 30,000 people incarcerated in federal correctional facilities to learn more about the frequency, […]
I knew I would be looking for full-time work upon my graduation from college, but I left my private liberal arts program having had zero conversations with any school faculty or staff about post-graduation plans. […]
Incarceration to Reentry: Education & Training Pathways in Indiana
Duy Pham & Wayne Taliaferro, November 2017
This article focuses on the initiatives undertaken by the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) […]
My Big Idea: DOCCSUNY
My Big Idea is to increase access to higher education for incarcerated individuals by expanding the current public higher education system, SUNY (State University of New […]
You had everyone’s attention immediately with that great mash-up of SUNY campuses and prison sites: exactly the way a presentation graphic should work!
Sorry we ran out of time for comments. I had a few:
— Jeremy Travis, former pres of John Jay, is now at the Arnold Foundation, which focuses on prison reform. You may find some good data there, or may want to interview him specifically: https://www.jjay.cuny.edu/news/jeremy-travis-join-laura-and-john-arnold-foundation-senior-vice-president-criminal-justice
— what might be the role of online or hybrid courses? That’s the best way to reach scale. I know that prisoner access to the Internet is limited, would that be a problem?
— You might even think about whether the for-profit colleges, which are adept at navigating federal guidelines, could be allies here. Are there any programs that they have launched? They are often eager to find ways that they could be good citizens, so they might even provide scholarships or special certificate programs.
Topic: How student recruitment and selection can impact reentry outcomes: Lessons from the Michigan Department of Corrections
Article: Blount, T.A., Butler, T., & Gay, H. (2017, June). How student recruitment […]
I’m wondering what kinds of majors or concentrations were most common, and whether there was any career-oriented skills. Also interesting that MI chose an ASAP-like approach, where they affirmed the importance of wraparound services and support for the students. Those inevitable “life happens” crises, which must be all the more prevalent in this student body.
From Prison to Ph.D.: The Redemption and Rejection of Michelle Jones, Eli Hager, co-published by The New York Times and The Marshall Project
The Taxpayers and Michelle Jones: How her prison […]
Bowen and Davidson both discussed ways to re-envision the college experience in order to improve outcomes (as measured in various ways by various stakeholders) as well as to make education more student-centered […]
Miriam, take a look at the link below regarding the photo book/exhibit that may be of interest to you.