Pell Grants Extended to Support Prison Education

In the spring of 2015, the Obama administration made the exciting announcement that it would allow colleges at select prisons to provide face-to-face instruction to select prisoners. Titled The Second Chance Pell Pilot Program, it will assist released prisoners “get

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MacArthur Foundation

One way to help reduce recidivism in our prison system is through prevention. The MacArthur Foundation provides grants and loans to programs that support organizations who contribute to defending human rights programs, making cities safer, international justice, education for children in developing countries and health services for those in need. 

The MacArthur Foundation is one of the largest private philanthropies in the United States. Grants and loans go to individuals and organizations that support creative ways to defend human rights, global conservation and changing complex social strategies aimed at making the world a more peaceful place to reside. 

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