Voices of Freedom

Stories of Hope from Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Rising Scholar Students

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Reginald Dwayne Betts,

Award-winning American poet and New York Times author

 Reginald Dwayne Betts

Fall 2022

Fall 2022 Events

Spring 2022


Record Clearance Day

Project Change Record Clearance Day

City Scholars Transfer Workshop

Learn from SDSU's Project Rebound about transfer process for formerly incarcerated and justice (system) impacted students.

Date and Time: Wednesday, February 26, 2021.  3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   

Meet the Underground Scholars

The Underground Scholars Initiative on UC campuses supports formerly incarcerated and system impacted students. This event hosted by the UC Santa Cruz Underground Scholars, will have will have guest speakers from UC Santa Barbara, UC Irvine, UC Berkeley, and UCLA.

UCSC Meet the Underground Scholars Event Flyer

Date and Time: Wednesday, February 24, 2021.  3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   

November Club Meeting

Date and Time: Wednesday, November 18, 2020. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Telling Our Stories - Part 2

You are invited to a night of story-telling. Come witness redemption through education as told from the men and women who've lived it!

Date and Time: Thursday, October 29, 2020. 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

October Club Meeting

Date and Time: Wednesday, October 21, 2020. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Telling Our Stories

A panel of California Community College Alumni share their experiences as formerly incarcerated students.

Date and Time: Thursday, October 15, 2020. 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Fall 2020 Welcome Meeting

Date and Time: Wednesday, September 16, 2020. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Spring 2020 In Person Information Meeting - CANCELED

Date and Time: March 25, 2020. 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Building 1, Room 1-124 

Workforce and Career Events


Date and Time:  Thursday, November 19, 2020 - Hire 2.0 Together/VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR

The event is organized by the Bay Area Community College Consortium (BACCC), along with the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, Bay Area Council and 18 community colleges are partners in this event featuring employers across a range of sectors