Code/Out and Arke are joining forces to help Female inmates in Georgia learn computer coding skills

By Christopher Zoukis Women in the Georgia prison system are getting a unique learning opportunity, thanks to a partnership between Code/Out and Arke. Code/Out is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing recidivism and poverty among incarcerated women in the Georgia penal system. Code/Out addresses this by teaching female inmates how to code, and how technology…

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Dr Nikhil Pal Singh, an Indian-American professor, is leading a unique New York University initiative to bring college education to the inmates of a medium-security prison in New York state. Backed by a $500,000 grant from the Ford Foundation, NYU’s Prison Education Programme (PEP) offers credit-bearing, university courses that will enable students to earn an…

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By Alex Bazeley NYU launched its Prison Education Program to give those incarcerated at the Wallkill Correctional Facility access to a college education, the university announced Monday. The program, backed by a $500,000 grant from the Ford Foundation, currently has 36 incarcerated individuals enrolled. Wallkill Correctional Facility is a medium security prison for males located…

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