Welcome to EJP

Thank you for visiting our website. We hope you enjoy learning more about EJP’s work and the many ways that you can support it.

 

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 for a copy of our most recent newsletter.

 

Donate to EJP

We welcome your support. Visit our donations page to contribute to our work at Danville Correctional Center, in Chicago, and in Champaign-Urbana. Click here for EJP Donors’ FAQ.

 

EJP Video

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

 

Apply to EJP

We accept applications to work with EJP at Danville Correctional Center twice each year. The next round of applications are due October 2, 2017. Please visit our Apply to EJP page, which provides detailed information about the application process. Click here for FAQs about teaching with EJP.  For-credit courses instructors in all disciplines are invited to apply. Courses may be lower- or upper-division. We can offer $3,000 for a full-semester course. We also welcome workshop facilitators, writing tutors, and ESL instructors, and much more. Click here for for a flyer about our Info Night on Monday September 25 at the Illini Union from 7 – 8:30, where you can learn more about our application procedure and our work at Danville .

 

EJP Scholarships

Each year the Education Justice Project offers $500 scholarships to family members of EJP students (1), family members of individuals incarcerated in IDOC (1), returning citizens (2), and family of IDOC and IDJJ staff. Application instructions and application materials are available here. The deadline for submitting an application is November 1, 2017. Please contact info@educationjustice.net for more information.

 

Mapping Your Future – EJP Reentry Guide

Download a copy of Mapping Your Future: A Guide to Successful Reentry, EJP’s 2016-17 reentry guide for Illinois.

Click here for FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about the guide. We welcome your input. Please send us your suggestions, corrections, and revisions at  reentry@educationjustice.net or 217.300.5150.

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EDUCATION JUSTICE PROJECT
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
403 E. Healey Ave, MC-423
Champaign, IL 61820 
217.300.5150
info@educationjustice.net



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