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2016
GRADUATION

Beginnings emerged as a dominant theme at the Prison University Project's 2016 graduation ceremony at San Quentin State Prison.

 

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OUR MISSION
Providing high quality liberal arts education to people incarcerated at San Quentin Prison.
Establishing standards and increasing access to higher education in California’s prisons.
Stimulating public awareness about higher education access and criminal justice nationwide.
NEWS

Make a
Donation

Your donation helps us increase our capacity at San Quentin State Prison, train and support the next generation of prison higher education providers, and amplify the voices of incarcerated people across the nation.

Become an
Advocate

The Prison University Project is spearheading a national conversation around prison reform. Participate in a critical advocacy strategy for bringing about a more rational and humane discussion about criminal justice policy in the U.S.

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Become a
Volunteer

Each semester, we offer 60+ classes at San Quentin State Prison with a team of over 100 volunteer instructors, teaching assistants, tutors and guest lecturers from institutions such as UC Berkeley, San Francisco State, and Stanford University.​​

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Fundraiser

Spread the word about the Prison University Project. Start your own fundraiser to support new and developing programs which bring educational opportunity to incarcerated students across California.