Higher education unlocks students’ potential as learners, leaders, and active community members. But determining the right pathway through higher education can be a difficult process for anyone, particularly for people who have been involved with the justice system. While education can be transformative for students with a history of involvement in the justice system, very few resources exist to explain the process of applying to, enrolling in, and financing higher education.
Is College For Me? is a a pocket-sized fold out designed in collaboration with the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) that demystifies the process of enrolling in college. The colorful resource explains the various types of degrees, schools, and resources available to students. Is College For Me? also breaks down the steps students can take while in still in prison and after coming home.
Download a PDF of the resource here.