Welcome to EJP

Our Mission

The mission of the Education Justice Project is to build a model college-in-prison program that demonstrates the positive impacts of higher education upon incarcerated people, their families, the communities from which they come, the host institution, and society as a whole.

 

Click here to view a 10-minute video about EJP’s work at Danville Correctional Center.

 

EJP is offering two $500 scholarships to returning IL citizens. You must have been released from prison within the past 5 years. Please click here for the scholarship forms. You may also apply on behalf on someone else! Scholarship applications are due on April 15, 2015.

 

Our next FACE Open House is Saturday April 4 in Chicago. All are welcome. Please visit our FACE pages to learn more about this twice-yearly event.

 

EJP is developing a program in Champaign County for youth whose parents are currently or formerly incarcerated. Please contact us if you’d like to be involved in this effort, or in support groups for moms dealing with incarceration.

 

Read about our recent symposium on higher education in prison here, here, and here!

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EDUCATION JUSTICE PROJECT
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
805 W. Pennsylvania Ave. M.C. 058
Urbana, IL 61801 
217.300.5150
educationjustice.net



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