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MS Prison Education and Reentry Series: MHC & MDCC

Season 2, Ep. 2

Tune into Chalkboard Chat during the month of July for “Mississippi Prison Education & Reentry”, 3-part episode series, as we discuss education and re-entry programs for incarcerated individuals.

On this episode, we chat with Mississippi Humanities Council’s Assistant Director, Carol Andersen and Project Coordinator for Prison Education, Carla Falkner about the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Award to support Community College Education in Mississippi Prisons. We also sit down with Dr. Ben Cloyd, Vice President for Effectiveness and Enrollment at Mississippi Delta Community College, to discuss his administrative role implementing and monitoring the HEP (Higher Education in Prison) program at Mississippi State Penitentiary, also known as Parchman Farm.

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