Wordsuncaged is a creative platform, created by the men of a-yard California State Prison, Lancaster and
Calstate LA professor, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy.
Allen is serving a life sentence. He’s also a college student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from Cal State LA. Find out how Allen’s experience inspired his stepdaughter Zion to invest in her own education in our new video!
Cal State LA is the only university in California to offer an in-person bachelor's degree completion program for incarcerated students.
A repository of original multimedia works on drama therapy theory, practice, history, and visions of the future.
This book documents the efforts of the Prison Communication, Activism, Research, and Education collective (PCARE) to put democracy into practice by merging prison education and activism.
Jesse Krimes is a nonviolent drug offender who unwittingly became a spokesperson for the mass incarcerated prisoners we cannot see, choose not to see, and see inaccurately. Jesse brings to light the cracks of the prison system and the “purgatory” that inmates can experience in the penitentiary.
Corrections to College California is a project of Renewing Communities, a four-year initiative designed to build a network of bridges from corrections to college in California.
PEP is the largest volunteer-based prison education program of its kind in the United States. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and PEP have embraced a progressive and innovative approach to supplementing and expanding educational opportunities for inmates.
Pursuing a bachelor's behind bars. Students become higher-education advocates in Cal State LA’s Prison BA Program.
Colloquy is a journal of the Department of Communication Studies. A number of essays in Colloquy have been presented at national and regional conferences, including the National Communication Association convention.
The Prison University Project is spearheading a national conversation around prison reform. Participate in a critical advocacy strategy for bringing about a more rational and humane discussion about criminal justice policy in the U.S.