Teach in Prison

Teach in Prison

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Since 2000, the Teach in Prison DeCal has taken University of California, Berkeley undergraduates to tutor inside San Quentin State Prison. In cooperation with San Quentin’s Warden’s office, the Robert E. Burton Adult School, and UC Berkeley, Cal students have been helping inmates work toward their academic goals in a professional, compassionate manner. The course consists of two main components:

Timeline photos 03/10/2012
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT  Politics of 'three strikes' law 09/05/2011

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT Politics of 'three strikes' law The "three strikes and you're out" law passed in the aftermath of the awful 1993 kidnapping and murder of 12-year-old Polly Klaas was advertised as a way to keep violent predators in prison. But the initiative passed by...

Timeline photos 04/05/2011

Fellow Teach in Prison Facilitators and Frank receiving the Campus-Community Partnership award!!


Article on the Campus-Community Partnership Award!

Public-service efforts honored, and a gift announced, at upbeat campus event Berkeley students, faculty, staff, and alumni were honored May 2 for exemplary and diverse work in the public interest. They included alumnus Joseph Myers, who won the Peter E. Haas Public Service Award for his longtime service in Indian country.

Bureau of Justice Statistics Home page 25/04/2011

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Bureau of Justice Statistics Home page Statistics about - Crime and victims, Drugs and crime, Criminal offenders, The justice system in the United States, Law enforcement, Prosecution, Courts and sentencing, Corrections, Justice expenditure and employment.

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