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College Goes to Prison

First up, college for inmates. Governor Cuomo wants to fit prison-college programs into the next state budget. The idea is not new. We look at existing, but privately-funded programs in the state. Max Kenner, founder of the Bard Prison Initiative joins Brian to discuss.… Read More 

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Max Kenner with Deirdre Faughey

Max Kenner is the founder and Executive Director of the Bard Prison Initiative. He conceived of and created BPI as a student volunteer organization when he was an undergraduate at Bard College in 1999. After gaining the support of the College and cooperation of… Read More 

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How to Succeed in Business by Really, Really Trying

Is the aptitude for business (the legal kind) distributed among convicted criminals as it is in the general population? One seasoned executive thinks so, and believes that by hiring the cream of the ex-con crop, his company will have a leg up on the… Read More 

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