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Expanding Minds Behind Bars

By Nigel Poor and Tommy Shakur Ross | May 4, 2015
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Prison University Project instructor Nigel Poor and Tommy Shakur Ross of the San Quentin Prison Report tell the story of what happens when inmates go back to school.

Attribution: This originally appeared on KALW on May 4, 2015.
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Please note that the Prison University Project became Mount Tamalpais College in September 2020.

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