Event | Alumni Advocacy

Changing the Face of Tech

On Wednesday, September 18th, BPI Restart Fellow and coordinator, Ornell Caesar '16 joins fellow BPI alum Antoine Patton '12 and Jenn Schiffer for Changing the Face of Tech: a Tech & Reentry Gathering. This first gathering has been organized in partnership between Restart and… Read More 

Darren Mack sitting
Profile | Alumni Affairs

Actively Engaged

Darren Mack is a justice advocate and prominent member of the #CLOSErikers campaign. He enrolled with BPI in 2006 after learning about a distant relative that had been wrongly convicted and sentenced to death at the age of 14 by an all-white jury. This experience… Read More 

News | Alumni Affairs

Why the Ford Foundation Launched a Program For Formerly Incarcerated People—And How We Did It

From the Ford Foundation. In late 2015, Darren Walker approached the foundation’s Talent and Human Resources team and asked us to create a professional development program for graduates of the Bard Prison Initiative(BPI). At the foundation, we’ve long supported the innovative work of BPI, which gives… Read More