This fact sheet outlines how California Probation Officers can utilize local community colleges to support the individuals under their supervision toward better job prospects, higher incomes, and lower likelihoods of recidivism.
Don’t Stop Now: California leads the nation in using public higher education to address mass incarceration. Will we continue?
This report applauds California’s growth, explores how it happened, and calls on the state to ensure quality and sustainability.
Information and links for people on probation who are interested in coming to community college.
This fact sheet outlines how Parole Agents can utilize local community colleges to support the individuals under their supervision toward better job prospects, higher incomes, and lower likelihoods of recidivism.
Information and links for people on parole who are interested in coming to community college.
In 2017, 73 California Community Colleges completed a survey on campus programs for formerly incarcerated students. Survey results are summarized here.
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.
This toolkit includes essential program elements and services, no- and low-cost strategies, and student input regarding on-campus programs for formerly incarcerated students.
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.