In 1996, I took a man’s life and nearly paid for it with my own. I was a different person back then — a young man who carried a gun and wasn’t afraid to use it. One evening, I came home and saw my neighbor in a heated argument with his girlfriend. … [Read more...] about San Francisco Chronicle: I did 18 years in prison for murder. Now I’m on a mission to end gun violence.
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In 2003, Adnan Khan committed a robbery in which one of his accomplices unexpectedly killed their victim. The prosecutors, judge and jury all agreed Khan did not plan or commit the murder. Yet he was still sentenced as if he had — and given a life … [Read more...] about The New York Times: The Judge and Jury Agreed I Didn’t Kill Anyone. So Why Did I Just Serve 16 Years For Murder?
On Saturday, June 8, Prison University Project board members gathered in downtown Oakland for our second annual board retreat. The goals for the day were to energize and invigorate—to increase the board's understanding of the organization's vision … [Read more...] about Prison University Project hosts second annual board of directors retreat
Each June we celebrate the achievements of Prison University Project graduates and their successful completion of their Associate of Arts Degrees. This year we honor the hard work, dedication, and commitment of twelve men, who join the ranks of more … [Read more...] about Meet the 2019 Graduates