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TEDxSanQuentin: Life Revealed

By Mount Tamalpais College | May 26, 2017

On January 22nd, 2016, TEDxSanQuentin brought together incarcerated individuals and community members from the outside to share innovative ideas about criminal justice reform. The theme of the event was “Life Revealed,” and was aimed at using the global TEDx platform to bridge the divide between society and the incarcerated in order to promote safer and healthier communities. Many of the inside speakers are college students with the Prison University Project.

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Please note that the Prison University Project became Mount Tamalpais College in September 2020.

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