The Prison Education Project at Washington University in St. Louis is excited to announce its inaugural Maggie Garb Lecture Series. This lecture series will feature dynamic scholars, practitioners, grassroots organizers, and impacted students from across the country who will speak on this year’s theme, “The Power of Higher Education in Prison.” Additionally, this series will feature an hour-long lecture from keynote speaker Syrita Steib, a system-impacted grassroots organizer. This virtual lecture series is made possible by the Maggie Garb Foundation. Links to register for each of the talks are included below and within the attached event flyer. We hope to see you there!
Register for each of the events by using the link below:
10/11/21, 2:00pmCT: Dr. Breea Willingham: Sisters of Carceral Liberation: Building a Movement of Social Justice for and About Black Women in Higher Education in Prison
10/12/21, 2:00CT: Dr. Christopher Beasley: Third Order Change: Building a Brighter Future by Investing in Our Incarcerated Leaders' Education
10/13/21, 12:00pmCT: Syrita Steib: Restoration
10/14, 3:00pmCT: Dr. Grant Tietjen: Cutting through the stereotypes of incarcerated people: The benefits of student mentorship and support networks inside prison
10/15/21, 12:00pmCT: Terrell Blount, M.P.A.: Prioritizing Higher Education and Career Goals in Prison & Reentry
Join us for a series of virtual lectures and in-person reception in honor of the late Maggie Garb, one of the founding members and former director of the Washington University in St. Louis Prison Education Project.Register To AttendMore Info