Apply now for Rising Scholars Network categorical funding. Applications are due March 21.
Final FAQ with all questions and answers about the RFA. Distributed March 15, 2022.
This toolkit contains recommendations for colleges transitioning to correspondence packet delivery during the pandemic.
This toolkit provides strategies and tips for serving students incarcerated in local county jails.
Free interactive toolkit created by Bank of America in partnership with Kahn Academy to help student save money and manage finances.
College in Jail Toolkit: How to Build a Successful Partnership Between a Sheriff’s Department and a Community College
This toolkit will assist California’s community colleges and Sheriff’s Departments as they build partnerships to provide college education inside county jails.
The Imperial Valley College Board of Trustees passed a resolution to waive student health fees for incarcerated students on July 19th, 2017. This is being shared as an example for other colleges.
Watch a panel discussion on the issues of providing college opportunities for currently and formerly incarcerated students. The panel is moderated by Larissa MacFarquhar, a staff writer at The New Yorker.
Degrees of Freedom: Expanding College Opportunities for Currently and Formerly Incarcerated Californians, by Debbie A. Mukamal, Rebecca Silbert, and Rebecca Taylor is based on over 175 interviews, academic research, and historical investigation. The report profiles existing programs and identifies recommendations for California to take to build effective college pathways that will help these underserved students become college graduates.
RAND Corporation conducted a meta-analysis to examine the association between correctional education and reductions in recidivism, improvements in employment after release from prison, and learning in math and in reading. They found that education significantly reduces recidivism.