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Campus Within Walls MOU

MOU: SVCC's Campus Within Walls program provides second chances through higher education to incarcerated students. Through college education, Campus Within Walls provides our students with the tools they need to successfully re-enter society and become productive citizens.
This program serves adult men, with college credit offerings.

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Tennessee Higher Education Initiative Org Chart

Org chart: Tennessee Higher Education Initiative disrupts systems of harm, creates opportunities for autonomy and success through education, support, and advocacy with and for justice impacted individuals. This program serves adult men, with college credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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North Park's School of Restorative Arts Org Chart

Org chart: North Park University offers a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry/Restorative Arts through the School of Restorative Arts (SRA) to incarcerated and free persons. The degree is for servant leaders interested in seminary-level theological training who desire to do restorative justice ministry in contexts that are susceptible to conflict or violence. Graduates will demonstrate the ability to be agents of restoration in their communities. Participants are expected to be engaged community members at the time of application and throughout the program. The SRA welcomes people of all faiths and backgrounds. This program serves adult men, with college credit and non-credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face.

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Rehabilitation Through The Arts (RTA) Teaching Artist Handbook

Teaching artist handbook: RTA uses the transformative power of the arts to help people in prison develop skills to unlock their potential and succeed in the larger community. This program serves adult women, with no college credit or non-credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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Prison-to-College Pipeline (P2CP) Program Faculty Handbook

Faculty handbook: As a champion of institutional, structural, and personal transformation, the Institute opens doors and eliminates barriers to success for people who have been involved in the criminal legal system. We create access to higher education and pathways to satisfying careers. We advocate for the right to housing, employment, healthcare, and other human rights too often denied people with criminal convictions. This program serves adult men, with college credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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North Carolina Field Minister Program Instructor Handbook

Instructor handbook: The mission of the North Carolina Field Minister Program is to educate and equip men of faith to serve as cultural assets within the incarcerated population of North Carolina. This program serves adult men, with college credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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Florida Prison Education Project Faculty Handbook

Faculty handbook: The Florida Prison Education Project provides educational opportunities to incarcerated and formerly-incarcerated people in Florida, researches the societal benefits of prison education and integrates the study of justice into the University of Central Florida curriculum. This program serves adult men, with non-credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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College in Prison Program at Feather River College Faculty Manual

Faculty manual: The mission of Feather River College's Incarcerated Student Program is to offer a high quality transferable Associate Degree in Liberal Arts to a diverse incarcerated student population. Our mission is to also offer life skills courses that culminate in an Entrepreneurial Business Certificate. Our program will enhance personal development and rehabilitation through an effective learning process that helps students to attain their goals, thereby increasing their self-worth, confidence, and employment opportunities. The program will encourage students' communication and critical thinking skills, and lifelong learning habits. In addition, the ISP seeks to broaden societal understanding of incarcerated student populations.
Instruction is remote, correspondence.

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Tennessee Higher Education Initiative FASFA Info

FASFA info: Tennessee Higher Education Initiative disrupts systems of harm, creates opportunities for autonomy and success through education, support, and advocacy with and for justice impacted individuals. This program serves adult men, with college credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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Florida Prison Education Project Curriculum

Curriculum overview: The Florida Prison Education Project provides educational opportunities to incarcerated and formerly-incarcerated people in Florida, researches the societal benefits of prison education and integrates the study of justice into the University of Central Florida curriculum. This program serves adult men, with non-credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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Emerson Prison Initiative Curriculum

Curriculum overview: The Emerson Prison Initiative (EPI) provides a BA in Media, Literature, and Culture program to people incarcerated in Massachusetts. EPI's mission is to democratize access to tertiary education for those who have been historically marginalized or otherwise unable to attend college. EPI aims to offer courses that are as similar as possible to our traditional Boston campus. We aspire to equip all students, whether they are on the Boston campus or in prison, with critical thinking and communication skills in order for them to engage, critique, and transform the world around them. This program serves adult men, with college credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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Breaking into Print for the Incarcerated Curriculum

Curriculum overview: Breaking into Print is designed for incarcerated students to work one-on-one with their instructors through correspondence. The average student takes about 276 hours to complete all assignments. Although most students complete this course in 18 months, IFW allows up to 2 years to complete Breaking into Print. Instruction is remote, correspondence.

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Augustana Prison Education Program Curriculum

Curriculum overview: Augustana College, deeply rooted in the liberal arts and sciences and an inclusive expression of Lutheran higher education, is committed to offering a challenging education that develops the qualities of mind, spirit and body necessary for students to discern their life's calling of leadership and service in a diverse and changing world. This program serves adult men, with no college credit or non-credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face.

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West Virginia University Higher Education in Prison Initiative Instructor Manual

Instructor manual: The WVU Higher Education in Prison Initiative (HEPI) is committed to educational access and equity in the Appalachian region. The Initiative offers for-credit college courses to incarcerated students; collaborates with imprisoned literary and visual artists to showcase their work; provides support to formerly incarcerated students at West Virginia University; generates research and public dialogue about prisons, the legal system, and restorative justice. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face.

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Tennessee Higher Education Initiative Curriculum

Curriculum overview: Tennessee Higher Education Initiative disrupts systems of harm, creates opportunities for autonomy and success through education, support, and advocacy with and for justice impacted individuals.
This program serves adult men, with college credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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Self-Paced Program at Upper Iowa University Curriculum

Curriculum/degree overview: The Self-Paced Program, offered in both paper and web-based formats, is specifically designed to make learning as flexible as possible. A wide variety of courses is available and you can take up to six months to complete each course. Students can complete degrees at the associate and bachelor's levels. This program serves adult men, with college credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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Second Chance Program at Wor-Wic Community College Curriculum

Curriculum overview: The mission of the Second Chance Program at Wor-Wic Community College is to increase access to post-secondary education for individuals incarcerated at Eastern Correctional Institution in order to reduced recidivism and to encourage positive educational, professional, financial, and personal outcomes post-release. This program serves adult men, with no college credit or non-credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face.

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Resilience Education: Darden Prison Reentry Entrepreneurial Program & Columbia Business School Reentry Acceleration Program Curriculum

Curriculum overview: At Resilience Education (RE), our mission is to reduce recidivism by improving employment outcomes and reentry success for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals through high-quality business education. This program serves adult men, with non-credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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Prison-to-College Pipeline (P2CP) Program Curriculum

Curriculum overview: As a champion of institutional, structural, and personal transformation, the Institute opens doors and eliminates barriers to success for people who have been involved in the criminal legal system. We create access to higher education and pathways to satisfying careers. We advocate for the right to housing, employment, healthcare, and other human rights too often denied people with criminal convictions. This program serves adult men, with college credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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North Carolina Field Minister Program Curriculum

Curriculum overview: The mission of the North Carolina Field Minister Program is to educate and equip men of faith to serve as cultural assets within the incarcerated population of North Carolina. This program serves adult men, with college credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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Florida Prison Education Project Annual Report Presentation

Annual report presentation: The Florida Prison Education Project provides educational opportunities to incarcerated and formerly-incarcerated people in Florida, researches the societal benefits of prison education and integrates the study of justice into the University of Central Florida curriculum.
This program serves adult men, with non-credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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Colorado Department of Corrections Education Programs Annual Report

Annual report: Assist in reducing recidivism by 1) Providing outcome and evidence-based Academic, Social Science, and Career and Technical Education programs and 2) Ensuring that students obtain marketable job skills prior to community re-entry. This program serves adult men, with college credit and non-credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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Rehabilitation Through The Arts (RTA) Bylaws

Bylaws: RTA uses the transformative power of the arts to help people in prison develop skills to unlock their potential and succeed in the larger community.
This program serves adult women, with no college credit or non-credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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The Chillon Project at Life University Admissions Application

Admissions application: The Chillon Project at Life University provides credit-bearing classes and degrees to people in prison and formerly incarcerated people in Georgia; creates learning communities grounded in principles of compassion and conflict transformation; and shares resources and builds skills that enable people to thrive, benefit others, and build the world they wish to see, no matter where they are. This program serves adult women, with college credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face.

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Boston University Prison Education Program Admissions Application

Admissions application: At Boston University, we believe in the power of education to elevate, nurture, and transform. While all college students grow as they engage in new ways of thinking, the impact of education is especially evident within the prison system.
This program serves adult men, with college credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face.

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University of Denver Prison Arts Initiative Annual Report

Annual report: The DU Prison Arts Initiative generates creative and collaborative learning experiences that enrich the lives of incarcerated people and shift the conversation about prison. We create high-quality therapeutic arts programming across Colorado. This program serves adult men, with non-credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face.

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University Beyond Bars Annual Report

Annual report: University Beyond Bars (UBB) empowers prisoners to fulfill their potential through communities of higher learning that transcend prison walls. We seek to break cycles of incarceration, strengthen families and communities, confront racism and classism, and promote personal achievement and social reintegration by providing transformational education opportunities.
This program serves adult men, with college credit and non-credit offerings.

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The Petey Greene Program Annual Report

Annual report: The Petey Greene Program supplements education in jails, prisons, detention centers, and reentry programs by providing free, high-quality tutoring and related programming to support the academic achievement of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people. The Petey Greene Program also educates its volunteers--college students and community members--about the injustice manifest in our carceral system, and we strive to inspire our alumni--both students and tutors--to become advocates and take on leadership roles that reimagine the criminal legal system. This program serves juvenile men, with non-credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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STEP-UP Program at Shasta College Annual Report

Annual report: STEP-UP's mission is to provide academic, logistical, and limited financial support for students who have been formerly incarcerated and/or have suffered from alcohol or drug addiction. This program serves adult men and women, with college credit and non-credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face.

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Rehabilitation Through The Arts (RTA) Annual Report

Annual report: RTA uses the transformative power of the arts to help people in prison develop skills to unlock their potential and succeed in the larger community. This program serves adult women, with no college credit or non-credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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Self-Paced Program at Upper Iowa University Admissions Application

Admissions application: The Self-Paced Program, offered in both paper and web-based formats, is specifically designed to make learning as flexible as possible. A wide variety of courses is available and you can take up to six months to complete each course. Students can complete degrees at the associate and bachelor's levels. This program serves adult men, with college credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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Second Chance Program at Wor-Wic Community College Admissions Guide

Admissions guide: The mission of the Second Chance Program at Wor-Wic Community College is to increase access to post-secondary education for individuals incarcerated at Eastern Correctional Institution in order to reduced recidivism and to encourage positive educational, professional, financial, and personal outcomes post-release. This program serves adult men, with no college credit or non-credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face.

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North Park's School of Restorative Arts Admissions Application

Admissions application: North Park University offers a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry/Restorative Arts through the School of Restorative Arts (SRA) to incarcerated and free persons. The degree is for servant leaders interested in seminary-level theological training who desire to do restorative justice ministry in contexts that are susceptible to conflict or violence.

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North Carolina Field Minister Program Admissions Application

Admission application: The mission of the North Carolina Field Minister Program is to educate and equip men of faith to serve as cultural assets within the incarcerated population of North Carolina. This program serves adult men, with college credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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Institute for Educational Empowerment at Miami Dade College Admissions Application

Admissions application: The Institute for Educational Empowerment (IEE) brings the mission and vision of Miami Dade College to an underserved population right in our very community who reside in correctional institutions in South Florida. This program serves adult men, with college credit offerings. Instruction is on-site, face-to-face and remote.

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Campus Within Walls Admissions Application

Admissions application: SVCC's Campus Within Walls program provides second chances through higher education to incarcerated students. Through college education, Campus Within Walls provides our students with the tools they need to successfully re-enter society and become productive citizens.
This program serves adult men, with college credit offerings.