The Prison-to-College-Pipeline is an innovative reentry program that helps incarcerated and formerly incarcerated men in New York City pursue higher education. The Pipeline was started in 2011 by Baz Dreisinger, an outspoken prison-reform advocate and English professor at John Jay.
The Pipeline enables male inmates with high school diplomas or GEDs who are eligible for release within five years to earn college credits through classes taught by John Jay professors at Otisville Correctional Facility. Its innovation is the pipeline model, which ensures continuity after the men are released.
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