The University Faculty Senate (UFS) Committee for Higher Education in the Prisons, established in 2010, is a consortium of faculty and staff across the City University of New York, coordinated through the University Faculty Senate. Members support the educational aspirations of incarcerated men and women, and have volunteered their time for a number of projects, including:
- Conferences and research on criminal Justice and reentry matters
- Classes for incarcerated students
- Assistance for re-entering students at CUNY
Please see the resource links for additional information.
Pedagogy, Programs, and Policies that
Support and Sustain Justice-Involved CUNY Students
The symposium will be held Friday, May 3, 2019 at
Borough of Manhattan Community College, Fiterman Hall (245 Greenwich Street), 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
Submit your proposal by February 1st.
More information in the UFS blog.
Co-sponsored by the UFS Committee on Higher Education in the Prisons.
Grant support from Trinity Church Wall Street.
- Getting to Work with a Criminal Record: New York State License Guides
- Prison Studies Group
- The Prisoner Reentry Institute at John Jay College of Criminal Justice
- Future Now Program at Bronx Community College
- College and Community Fellowship
- Hour Children
- Bard Prison Initiative
- Inside/Out Prison Exchange Program
- Vera Institute
- New York Reentry Education Network
- Back to School: A Guide to Continuing your Education after Prison
- Reentry Resource Center: New York
- College Way, Rikers Island
- The Fortune Society
- State-by-State collateral consequence guide
- States of Incarceration: A Digital Humanities Project of the National Endowment for the Humanities
- National Criminal Justices Initiatives Map
- Kelsey Kauffman, “Academia in Prison: The Role of the University in an Age of Mass Incarceration”
- Michelle Jones, “Women’s Prison History: The Undiscovered Country”
- Collateral Consequences at the website of the American Bar Association
- The Justice Center’s National Inventory of Collateral Consequences of Conviction:
*Originally Compiled Fall 2011. Updated July 2018.