Prison Education Project

Mission: Expanding educational opportunities for inmates in 14 California correctional facilities.

Background: The Prison Education Project has expanded educational opportunities for the in-custody population in 25 correctional facilities throughout California and beyond. With the assistance of 3,000 university student and faculty volunteers, PEP has serviced approximately 9,000 in-custody students in these facilities since 2011. PEP is the largest volunteer-based prison education program of its kind in the United States.


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Created date

July 24, 2022


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Kim Fortun, Ginny Oshiro and Tiffany Trang. 24 July 2022, "Prison Education Project", STS Infrastructures, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 1 September 2022, accessed 16 June 2024.