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Hope, dignity, and college degrees for incarcerated people across Tennessee.

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Tennessee Prison College Coalition unites partners statewide.

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Tennessee Higher Education in Prison Initiative is a non-profit organization working to disrupt systems of harm and create opportunities for autonomy and success by providing college access to people inside Tennessee prisons, preparing students for skillful re-entry, and reducing barriers to continued education and achievement.

Tennessee Prison College Coalition

Where partners from across the state share best practices, standardize policies, and work together to advocate change.
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Read his story >Brandon, May 2019 Graduate
This is the face of a loving father making his family proud: A man who inspired others with his persistence and love of learning as he earned an associate’s degree from Nashville State Community College.
Brandon, May 2019 graduate

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