The Justice-in-Education Initiative aims to make higher education available to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated students and to contribute to the growing movement to end mass incarceration.
The JIE Scholars program connects extraordinary returning citizens with credit-bearing courses at Columbia University.
Bringing young people at Rikers Island unique educational and creative opportunities.
Delivering Columbia courses to students who are currently in local prisons and jail
Our past programs include JustArts and Changing the Narrative. We’ll be sharing information about this previous work, soon.
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