The Rising Scholars Advisory Committee adopts the following principles to guide colleges as they exercise their local control to serve formerly incarcerated students on campus.
The Rising Scholars Advisory Committee adopts the following principles to guide colleges as they exercise their local control to serve formerly incarcerated students in prison.
This California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office webinar elevates the powerful voices of students who have experienced incarceration.
Call to action letter in support of our Black students, staff, faculty, stakeholders, partners and communities.
Justice impacted students in California community colleges are succeeding academically across multiple dimensions. In particular, justice impacted students are achieving greater success and similar if not higher grades compared to their main campus counterparts. For a rundown on this data and more, read our new report by Rebecca Silbert and Debbie Mukamal.
This is a toolkit for formerly incarcerated students in California Community Colleges. It was created based on input from formerly incarcerated students throughout California.
On February 8th, the California Community Colleges Chancellor issued guidance on Fair Chance Hiring Best Practices (Policy Guidance) following the December 2018 Chancellor’s legal advisory (Office of General Counsel Advisory 2018-04) regarding the use of criminal history records in hiring, promotion and retention decisions by the community colleges and districts. The policy guidance and legal advisory together pave the way for California’s higher education system to expand employment opportunities for people with arrest and conviction records.
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.
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.
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.