The Prison to School Pipeline

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Founders Room
Event Type
Pitzer - IGLAS
Contact
Sandy Hamilton
x79108
Department
IGLAS

THE PRISON TO SCHOOL PIPELINE By Dr. Renford Reese

 

Dr. Reese is currently a professor in the political science department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He is the faculty coordinator of the Africa Study Abroad programs. He has been a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Hong Kong and is the author of five books.  He also authored the Starbucks "The Way I See It" Quote #294: "Insensitivity makes arrogance ugly; empathy is what makes humility beautiful." He appears as a commentator on the Biography Channel's mini-bios on Jackie Robinson and Jesse Owens. He is the founder of the Prison Education Project, the Reintegration Academy for parolees, and the Colorful Flags program. He was the recipient of the 2011 George P. Hart "Faculty of the Year" award at Cal Poly Pomona.

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