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.
Please click here to view our Strategic Objectives for 2015-18.
Click here to view a 10-minute video about EJP’s work at Danville Correctional Center.
EJP has an paid opening for our Coordinator of Instructional Programming. This 50% Academic Professional position is based primarily at Danville Correctional Center, where the coordinator is responsible for all of our on-site programs at the prison. You can view a complete job description here and also receive application instructions. The position will close on November 30 and review of applicants starts immediately.
The Ripple Effect
EJP’s newest initiative is based in Champaign county and all are welcome. The next meeting of The Ripple Effect (Reaching Inside Prisons with Purpose and Love) will be from 5:30 – 7pm pm on Monday, December 21, 2015 at Bethel AME Church, 401 E. Park Street, Champaign. We will share a meal and write cards and letters to people in jail and prison. All are welcome, especially children. Please contact us at email@example.com for more information.
EJP Reentry Guide
We’re developing a reentry guide to assist individuals and families negotiating reentry in the state of Illinois. You can download a working draft of the guide here. Please be aware that we are currently updating and revising it. We welcome your input! Email suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org