Seats at the Table is the film portrait of Andrew Kaufman’s University of Virginia Books Behind Bars class which brings together university students with residents of a juvenile correctional center through the study of Russian literature.
College Behind Bars (originally on PBS) is now streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime and can be sent to your program.
People in prison have often been relegated to “better than nothing” education, writes Tanya Erzen, and the inequities could become more prevalent during the pandemic.
Support for postsecondary institutions and community partners to remove barriers to: food, housing, childcare, mental health services, transportation, or digital access for postsecondary students.
Higheredinprison.org now features a Community Events Calendar. Look for events from the Alliance for Higher Education and events hosted by the higher education in prison community.