Awards and Appreciation, Rehabilitation

CDCR recognizes National Higher Education Day

It's National Higher Education Day, June 6, 2022

June 6 is National Higher Education Day. Did you know CDCR provides face-to-face or correspondence college opportunities to almost 15,000 incarcerated students?

We are proud to be a national leader in face-to-face college programs. Four-year, in-person degree programs are currently offered at four institutions with more programs expected to come on line soon. Higher education college programs include:

  • California State Prison, Los Angeles County (LAC) works with Cal State Los Angeles
  • Folsom State Prison and Mule Creek State Prison teams with California State University, Sacramento
  • California Rehabilitation Center has joined with Pitzer College.

In case you missed it, check out this article about six formerly incarcerated students who participated in California State University, Los Angeles commencement after taking courses at LAC.

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