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Florida Prison Education Project

  • Careers for Returning Citizens

    November 15, 2019 by

    By Sarah Hubert If you or a loved one is preparing to re-enter the workforce, it is common for a wide variety of questions and fears to present themselves. We have assembled a list of jobs that have a good chance of hiring ex-offenders. This list is by no means comprehensive; if you are interested… Read more

  • Prisons and Mental Health: What is the Relation?

    January 27, 2020 by

    By: Sam Kantor  An incarcerated student’s artwork. FPEP students report improvements in their mental health after engagement in a course. When it comes to prison reform, mental health is often neglected. During the 1970s, the War on Drugs began, which mandated harsh sentences for any drug related activity, regardless of drug amount or first offence.… Read more

  • The Benefits of Higher Education in Prison

    December 2, 2019 by

    You might not be fully aware of all of the reasons to support higher ed for the incarcerated. If you decide to talk to a friend or family member about FPEP, it’s important to be able to articulate why the project is important and necessary. We have compiled a list of a few talking points to get you started.

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