The Alliance's Community Calendar maintains a listing of events hosted by the Alliance, higher education in prison programs and community organizations that are hosting events relevant to the higher education in prison community.

If you would like to have a community event added to the Alliance’s Community Calendar, please send the relevant information to: alliance@higheredinprison.org with the subject line "Community News".

Upcoming Events


Weekly on Fridays at 12pmET
During the 2020 pandemic, Black Communities: A Conference for Collaboration launched Black Communities and COVID-19, a weekly webinar series exploring how people across the African diaspora are impacted by and navigating the coronavirus.
Follow @blkcommunities on Twitter for information on their weekly webinars.

Thursday, June 4, 2020, 12pmPT/3pmET
Second Chance Pell Networking Session
The Alliance will a virtual networking session for all Second Chance Pell programs (current and newly selected programs) as an opportunity for program representatives from both cohorts to meet each other and share insights and ask questions.
Complete the survey here to register

Friday, June 5, 2020, 3-4pmET
The Intersection of Public Health & Incarceration
Join a virtual discussion with experts leading the charge to mitigate and respond to the outbreak as it relates to incarceration. They will explore interventions to protect incarcerated individuals right now, and steps to take to prevent future health crises from disproportionately affecting those most vulnerable.
Click here to register

Saturday, June 6, 2020, 11amET
Vigil in Remembrance of Kalief Browder
A vigil to honor Kalief on the anniversary of his passing
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Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 10amPT/1pmET
Lessons from Formerly Incarcerated Students During COVID-19 (Project Rebound at San Francisco State University) 
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Thursday, June 11, 2020, 5-6pmET
A STRONGER DESIRE TO LIVE: Join together with virtual community in this time of distancing to experience an emotionally stirring 90-minute podcast performance. A STRONGER DESIRE TO LIVE draws together a roster of powerful artists standing in to voice a tremendous series of prose, poetry and drama works penned by award-winning incarcerated writers.
Click here for tickets

If you missed this event:
Ruth Wilson Gilmore on Covid-19, Decarceration, and Abolition
By Haymarket Books / Recorded live on: April 17 2020
Watch here