Our Programs.

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.

Justice-in-Education Scholars

The JIE Scholars program connects extraordinary returning citizens with credit-bearing courses at Columbia University.

Rikers Education Program

Bringing young people at Rikers Island unique educational and creative opportunities.

Angela Davis and PEP alum

Prison Education Program

Delivering Columbia courses to students who are currently in local prisons and jail

Past Programs

Our past programs include JustArts and Changing the Narrative. We’ll be sharing information about this previous work, soon.

“…these people truly helped my outlook on life.”

“We work as a team and it helped me stay out of trouble.”


Rickers Education Program