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Degrees of Freedom Panel


The panel highlights some of the ethical issues that arise, including whether we should prioritize incarcerated students nearing release over those serving lengthy sentences, liberal arts education over one that is directly linked to employment opportunities on the outside, and the quality of various forms of college education.

This event was co-sponsored with the Stanford Criminal Justice Center.

Panel includes:

Brantley Choate – Superintendent of Correctional Education, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Laura Hope – Dean, School of Instructional Support, Chaffey College

Danny Murillo – 2016 Soros Justice Advocacy Fellow, The Opportunity Institute

Monte Perez – President, Los Angeles Mission College

Rebecca Silbert – Senior Vice President, The Opportunity Institute

Moderated by Larissa MacFarquhar – Staff Writer, The New Yorker