Welcome to EJP

Wishing all a safe and peaceful holiday season and a happy 2018!

 

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.

 

Mapping Your Future – EJP Reentry Guide

To obtain a hard copy, please contact the EJP copy directly. Click here for FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about the guide. Click here for a PDF of the guide. It’s a large file, over 250 pages! To download it, you will be instructed to create a Dropbox account.
 
We welcome your input. Please send us your suggestions, corrections, and revisions at reentry@educationjustice.net or 217.300.5150.

 

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 will be due March 1, 2018. 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.

 

RIPPLE EFFECT

“Reaching Into Prisons with Purpose and Love” meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 5:30 – 7pm to share stories and write letters to people behind bars and threatened by immigration policy changes. Our mottos is “reconnecting our community one letter at a time.” All are welcome to join us at our gatherings at CIMIC, the Central Illinois Mosque and Islamic Center, at 106 S. Lincoln Street, Urbana.

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EDUCATION JUSTICE PROJECT
University of Illinois
1001 S. Wright St
Champaign, IL 61820 
217-300-5150
info@educationjustice.net



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