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Donations Matched During giveBIG Event May 15th
Tue, May 14, 2013 - 02:11 PMPosted by Daniel

For the past three years the Post-Prison Education Program has participated in The Seattle Foundation's annual giveBIG campaign. On Wednesday, May 15th we will again be joining hundreds of other charitable organizations for this day of giving. This year we are hoping to top last year's efforts, but can only

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Staff Message: Dawn Vrentas, Student Affairs
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 - 11:33 AMPosted by Dawn Vrentas
Dawn Vrentas
Hello Friends: 

My name is Dawn Vrentas. I am currently attending school at the University of Washington working to obtain my Masters degree in Social Work. My desire to pursue a career in


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Post-Prison Education Program publishes Summer 2012 Newsletter
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 - 11:11 AMPosted by 10/20/2012
The Post-Prison Education Program is excited to publish its Summer 2012 Newsletter.  Read about the accomplishments of our students and the stories of the lives we touch.

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A Student Story: Jillian Hammond
Mon, Apr 30, 2012 - 10:15 AMPosted by Jillian Hammond
Student Jillian Hammond

Just one year ago, I was sitting in the Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women finishing a five year state sentence.  I was also facing sentencing on related federal charges.

Today, I am reunited with my family, have healthy



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Post-Prison Education Program publishes second Quarterly Newsletter
Wed, Nov 30, 2011 - 03:42 PMPosted by Post-Prison Education Program

The Post-Prison Education Program has just published the second ever Quarterly Newsletter - Winter 2012 Issue!

In this issue, you will find our holiday seasons ask and meet another one of our Board Members! Additionally, read about the amazing work of one of our students, our partnership with Seattle Symphony, and

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Post-Prison Education Program takes Seattle Symphony into Monroe!
Thu, Oct 27, 2011 - 02:44 PMPosted by Post-Prison Education Program

On Tuesday October 25th, 2011, the Post-Prison Education Program took a Seattle Symphony musician, Stephen Bryant, and his wife, along with Program volunteers and guests, inside one of the prisons at Monroe Correctional Complex. The musicians arrived with three violins and a viola. They played a series of short duets

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Inequality in the Age of Mass Incarceration
Fri, Oct 14, 2011 - 02:20 PMPosted by Post-Prison Education Program

On Thursday October 13, 2011, over 600 people attended one of the largest events produced by the Post-Prison Education Program at Seattle Town Hall: Inequality in the Age of Mass Incarceration.

Harvard Professor Bruce Western's keynote presentation on racial and economic disparities arising from the unjust and systematic incarceration of poor

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Rotary Club of Sumner awards scholarship to Post-Prison Education Program recipient
Fri, Sep 30, 2011 - 04:37 PM

Rotary Club of Sumner awarded a $500 scholarship to Shelly Klier, a student in the Post-Prison Education Program.

The Rotary Club of Sumner is proud to award their second annual Post-Prison Education Program scholarship to Shelly Klier.

Rotary Club 2011

Rotary Club of Sumner was

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Men's Wearhouse
Tue, Sep 20, 2011 - 11:15 AMPosted by Post-Prison Education Program

Men's Wearhouse selected the Post-Prison Education Program and United Way to be a part of their National Suit drive last month.

Check out pictures here!

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Follow our Tweets!
Tue, Sep 20, 2011 - 10:07 AMPosted by Post-Prison Education Program

The Post-Prison Education Program has a brand new Twitter account! You can follow our updates on our Twitter page: @PostPrisonEdu

Follow our Tweets and spread the word!

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