Tag: Second Chance College Program

  • “Expanding College Opportunity in Our Nation’s Prisons”

    “Expanding College Opportunity in Our Nation’s Prisons”

    College in prisons is the easiest and most obvious of a host of criminal justice reforms that we absolutely must be making and for which there is bipartisan support. We incarcerate 2.3 million people in the US, at a rate more than seven times higher than the global average. We’re not seven times more violent…

  • For Education, Against Credentialism

    For Education, Against Credentialism

    Today I’ll be addressing a group of imprisoned students, university administrators, and prison officials to inaugurate the University of Baltimore’s partnership with the US Department of Education and Jessup Correctional Institution to offer Bachelor’s Degrees. We have a few tasks today, including inspiring the students and encouraging the officials that their support for the program…