College Unbound program celebrates anniversary, receives $1.2M in grants

ONE YEAR AFTER ITS FOUNDING, College Unbound celebrated the participation of 75 incarcerated men and women in Rhode Island in its Prison Bridge Program. Discussing programming for College Unbound in the fall are, from left, Dennis Littky, president, Leann Heath, faculty adviser, and James Monteiro, executive director of the Prison Bridge Program. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
ONE YEAR AFTER ITS FOUNDING, College Unbound celebrated the participation of 75 incarcerated men and women in Rhode Island in its Prison Bridge Program. Discussing programming for College Unbound in the fall are, from left, Dennis Littky, president, Leann Heath, faculty adviser, and James Monteiro, executive director of the Prison Bridge Program. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
PROVIDENCE – Seventy-five incarcerated men and women in Rhode Island’s Adult Correctional Institutions have participated in the inaugural year of College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program, designed to help inmates receive their bachelor’s degree so that once released they will have a smoother transition into society. Dennis Littky, College Unbound president, said he is excited to…

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