Communications | Advocacy / Policy

Turn On The TAP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2021 CONTACT Tim Ward tward@collegeandcommunity.org 304-654-6397 ADVOCATES CALL ON NEW YORK STATE TO RESTORE TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR INCARCERATED STUDENTS AFTER PELL VICTORY IN CONGRESS ALBANY, N.Y. - Following the Federal Government’s reinstatement of Pell Grant access to incarcerated people, New York’s Turn on the TAP campaign is… Read More 

Bard Prison Initiative
Communications | Communications

This Week and the Work Ahead

Wednesday morning we woke to tears of joy. In Georgia, the senior pastor of Ebenezer Church — the leader of Martin Luther King Jr.’s congregation — had been elected to the United States Senate.  Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock will bring the moral voice of the… Read More 

Update | Consortium for the Liberal Arts in Prison

Celebrating Two Years of the Women’s College Partnership

Dear colleagues, faculty, partners, and friends of WCP, We are elated to announce our two-year anniversary at the Indiana Women’s Prison. We are extraordinarily proud of the ways our students and faculty have adapted to the many challenges presented this past year and their unwavering commitment… Read More 

Communications | Advocacy / Policy

On the win, at last

Dear Friend, Last night the President, at last, signed the omnibus spending and COVID relief bill into law. The insidious provision of the ’94 Crime Bill — that revoked modest student aid from incarcerated people and eviscerated college-in-prison instantly — has been reversed. Since the ‘94… Read More 

Alumni Resources | Alumni Affairs

Alumni Resources: Announcing BPI’s January 2021 Transitional Workshop

The BPI Transitional Workshop is a 6-week, compensated program operating in New York City (with remote capability during COVID). It offers support, training, and guidance as you navigate the challenges of a successful transition home and explore new opportunities in continuing your education and… Read More