Jody Lewen on the Prison University Project

June 1, 2012

Jody Lewen is the executive director of the Prison University Project, a degree-granting program for the inmates at San Quentin State Prison in California.  She's seen first hand the transformative power of knowledge and education among the students at San Quentin and thinks the most important feature of higher education should be accessibility.



Berkeley not Berkley

Me parece maravilloso el proyecto Prison University. Quisiera saber si algo semejante existe en Solano State Prison. Si no es así, por favor pensar en llevarlo a esta prisión. También les pido información sobre programas universitarios por correspondencia.
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In order to improve relationships between human beings we must satisfy their needs! Claiming to be superior does not help people! Supporting competition erodes our moral strength like a leaky pipe! We must promote mutual respect, unconditional positive regard, empathy, compassion, optimism and objectivity! Dishonesty leads to broken trust!