Without employment opportunities, those with criminal backgrounds often resort to the only life they know — a life of crime. Organizations such as Post Prison Education Program are vital to helping these individuals successfully become contributing members of society. Here are some stories from graduates of the program:
Prison to Supporting People Experiencing Homelessness
Gina was released from prison on November 20th, 2011 with no idea of what she was going to do andRead more.
Education to Break the Cycle
In 2015, Adrian was about to be released into a void with no support and no home. When a fellowRead more.
Prison to Mentoring Incarcerated Youths
I met Ari Kohn and the Post-Prison Education Program in 2007 when I was locked up on my 5th prisonRead more.
Prison to Prison Scholar Fund
Dirk Van Velzen Founder and Executive Director, Prison Scholar Fund (2006-current) Seattle, WA Dirk is passionate about prisoner education. WhileRead more.
Prison to Electrical Engineering
Chris was in prison twice, once for 13 months and the other time for 38 months. Between 1997 and 2005,Read more.
Ben (BK) Ammenwerth – “I can’t ever express my level of gratitude for all you guys do to change lives.Read more.