In Conversation with CPE


Building Bridges: The Power of Higher Education


Through this panel, you will hear about the purpose, power, and challenges of higher education in carceral settings. Panelists include Allie Cislo, Program Manager of CPE, Erin Corbett, CEO at Second Chance Educational Alliance, Zelda Roland, Founding Director at Yale Prison Education Initiative, and Linda Meyer, Professor of Law at Quinnipiac University School of Law. This discussion was moderated by James Jeter of the Yale Prison Education Initiative.

Click here to access the panel discussion. This event was recorded on: 2/24/21


The Liberal Arts Behind Prison Walls


Through this Weseminar, you will hear directly from faculty and student participants about their experiences supporting, teaching and participating in the Center for Prison Education. Panelists include Lori Gruen, William Griffin Professor of Philosophy, Gabe Hurlock '20, and Marisol Garcia, York cohort of 2018. This discussion was moderated by CPE's Program Manager, Allie Cislo. 

Click here to access the Weseminar. This event was recorded on: 12/7/2020 


Criminal Justice Reform and the 2020 Elections

e2020.jpgIn this E2020 discussion, you will hear from a panel of Wesleyan alum and community leaders; Alicia Hernandez Strong ’16, Julian Adler ’02, Lorenzo Jones, Andrew Clark, Earl Bloodworth and Tracie Bernardi. These criminal justice reform advocates  speak about their work and their thoughts on the 2020 election.

Click here to access the panel discussion. This event was recorded on: 10/1/2020