Prison Scholar Fund

Having spent 16 years behind bars, Dirk Van Velzen is used to the word “no,” however, he may have heard that word more than the average prisoner. Van Velzen went to prison in 1999 on commercial burglary charges – and he got bored. According to his story on Prison Scholar Fund, “he quickly realized that…

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Creative Corrections Education Foundation (CCEF) is pleased to announce 23 scholarships have been awarded to children with an incarcerated or paroled parent.  This achievement is a milestone for which we are very proud since the Foundation has been operating for less than a year!  We are confident our 2013 goal of at least 40 scholarships…

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