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Wednesday, August 22, 2018


6:00 - 7:30 PM


The Fortune Society
2nd Floor Common Area
29-76 Northern Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11101

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From Prisons to College Degrees: A Conversation on Incarceration and the Importance of Higher Education

In this informative event, Ronald Day led a discussion on the importance of higher education and the challenges and triumphs faced by individuals with justice histories in pursuing advanced degrees with Brittany Smith, Jay Holder and Jarrell Daniels.


The event was livestreamed on our Facebook page. Watch the full video below.

Ronald Day – Associate Vice President of The Fortune Society’s I-CAN Program.

Brittany Smith – Director of Education, The Fortune Society

Jay Holder – Justice in Education Scholar at The Center for Justice at Columbia University

Jarrell Daniels – Research assistant at The Center For Justice at Columbia University

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