Non Profit Quarterly: Why Access to Education Is Key to Dismantling Mass Incarceration

October 19, 2022
By Syrita Steib

Incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people also lobbied to strike question 23, about prior drug convictions, from the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Drug convictions impact people of color disproportionately. Consequently, many of the people who most need financial aid are excluded from it.