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Opportunity: Deadline Extended for PEN America’s Writing For Justice Fellowship

May 20, 2019 Opportunities

Application deadlines for the 2019 Writing For Justice Fellowship will close June 3, 2019.

Opportunity: Filmmaking and Advocacy Summer Camp 2019

May 7, 2019 Opportunities

Echoes of Incarceration and American Friends Service Committee have teamed up to present “Liberation Summer Camp.”

Critical Education Publishes “Education and Transformation: An Argument for College in Prison”

May 1, 2019 In the Press

The eleventh manuscript in the special volume for Critical Education (eds. Erin Castro and Mary Gould) has now been published.

Opportunity: The Petey Greene Program is Hiring a Division Manager

April 30, 2019 Opportunities

The Division Manager will work with the Petey Greene team to recruit, train, and manage all Petey Greene volunteers involved in prison education programs in...

The New York Times Magazine Profiles Prison Abolition Activist Ruth Wilson Gilmore

April 22, 2019 In the Press

For The New York Times Magazine, Rachel Kushner profiles Ruth Wilson Gilmore, the activist and scholar who has spent decades advocating for prison abolition.

Report Released on Higher Education Opportunities in New York State Prisons

April 3, 2019 Press Releases

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice a report examining both the history and scope of college-in-prison programs across the state....

Opportunity: Apply to Tutor Incarcerated Students through the Petey Greene Program

April 2, 2019 Opportunities

Are you interested in criminal justice? Do you believe that every person has a right to a quality education? If so, you should apply to volunteer with The Petey Greene...

Opportunity: PEN America’s Writing For Justice Fellowship

April 1, 2019 Opportunities

Applications for the 2019 Writing For Justice Fellowship will open April 1, 2019 and close May 15, 2019.

The Washington Post Publishes Essay on Visiting Prison After Being Released

March 28, 2019 In the Press

“Those of us who have known freedom and then had it taken away have a different understanding of the world from those of you who haven’t.”