Post-Prison Education Program Story Wins Emmy!!!
Consider this question: what is our prison system for punishment or rehabilitation? Retribution or justice? Recently, prisoner treatment and needs gained national attention with a three week hunger strike that began at California’s Pelican Bay State prison near the Oregon border. The strikeRead More
Ari Kohn compares the difficulty of getting into the program he runs with that of gaining entrance to an elite university – over the last five years, he’s been able to accept less than 25 percent of the hundreds of applications he’s received.Read More
PPED helps people who want another chance in life by moving any obstacle that gets in the way of further education. That could mean paying tuition, helping with rent, running interference with various bureaucracies, even tutoring. Kohn and the two young women who work with him do whatever theRead More