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successful second chances.

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41% of federal and state inmates do not possess a secondary credential, compared to 18% of the general population

Formerly incarcerated people are only half as likely to receive a call back from an employer

education level impacts employability, employment impacts recidivism



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2019 Summer Activity Digest

It’s been several weeks of great news and events for SCEA! Rising Stars At an event on April 24 hosted by The Education Trust, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and the Institute for Higher Education Policy, two of SCEA’s students...

Supporting Our Sisters at ASHE 2018 [Podcast]

A dynamic conversation about the perspectives, experiences, and the needs of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated Black women and Black Girls at the Association for the Study of Higher Education conference in Tampa, FL.

Help make the Vision of economic freedom a reality.

Second Chance Educational Alliance, Inc. delivers an education-based pre-release reentry program at correctional facilities in Connecticut.

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