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Becoming a BPI supporter means not only joining a passionate community that believes in the transformative power of education, but also investing in individuals who are making a significant impact in the world.

For twenty years, BPI has reimagined access to higher education in response to racial and social inequities in America’s systems of punishment and higher education. The present COVID pandemic intertwined with the movement for racial justice reaffirms the urgent relevance of the work we do at BPI to redefine the availability, affordability, and expectations typically associated with higher education in America.

Across New York City and beyond, BPI alumni have been vital public voices — community leaders, activists, and professionals — using their distinctive combination of experience and expertise. From roles at public agencies and social service organizations; in philanthropy and criminal justice; and inside businesses; BPI alumni are reclaiming power and leadership, determining what comes next.

Please consider giving to BPI today, and let’s build a bold, innovative, and equitable future, together.

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