BPI Press Clip WBAI

WBAI’s On the Count – The Prison And Criminal Justice Report

In this episode, listen to an in-depth conversation with Max Kenner '01, alumnus Dyjuan Tatro '18, and Vivian Nixon, Executive Director of College & Community Fellowship who discuss the impact of federal Pell Grant restoration; what's next for TAP restoration in New York; the… Read More 

BPI Press Clip Factually! with Adam Conover #46

College Behind Bars with Max Kenner and Sebastian Yoon

The Bard Prison Initiative is a revolutionary program that provides a rigorous college education to men and women in prison. In one of our most power episodes ever, BPI’s founder Max Kenner and recent graduate Sebastian Yoon join Adam this week to discuss how… Read More 

BPI Press Clip Miranda Warnings Podcast

Max Kenner | Coronavirus Is Coming To Prisons

  Max Kenner, Executive Director of the Bard Prison Initiative, joins David to discuss what the BPI does, why college-in-prison programs are essential to reducing recidivism and how prisons are adapting and preparing for the coronavirus. The conversation begins with a discussion about the effectiveness of… Read More 

BPI Press Clip KCRW: Scheer Intelligence Podcast

The Greatest Threat to the Prison Industrial Complex

In the U.S., the nation with the largest prison population proportional to population in the world, the idea of rehabilitation has long ago gone from being a stated goal to a completely ignored concept. A study which focuses on people released from prisons in 2005 reveals… Read More 

BPI Press Clip Making Sense Podcast, Sam Harris

#176 – Knowledge & Redemption

Listen to Podcast A Conversation with Lynn Novick and Jule Hall In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Lynn Novick about her four-part documentary College Behind Bars. The film follows the progress of students in the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) as… Read More 

BPI Press Clip Criminal Injustice

Episode #111: College Behind Bars

In the U.S., our prisons are full of people raised in the poorest neighborhoods, who only had access to the worst schools. So what happens when they can enter a first-class college program – inside prison? On this episode, Wesley Caines, an alum of the… Read More 

BPI Press Clip Decarceration Nation

Episode 70: College Behind Bars

Josh interviews Lynn Novick, Sarah Botstein, and Salih Israil about the PBS Documentary Series “College Behind Bars.” My Guests: Lynn Novick: Emmy, Peabody and Alfred I. duPont Columbia Award-winning documentary filmmaker. For 30 years she has been directing and producing landmark documentary films about American culture,… Read More 

  • By signing up for BPI emails, you are agreeing to receive news and updates from BPI. You may change your parameters at any time using the link found at the bottom of every email.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.