Education

Prison University Project Inc

  • San Quentin, CA
  • www.prisonuniversityproject.org

Mission Statement

The mission of the Prison University Project is to provide excellent higher education programs to people incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison; to create a replicable model for such programs; and to stimulate public awareness and meaningful dialogue about higher education and criminal justice in California.

Main Programs

  1. San Quentin College Program
Service Areas

Self-reported

California

San Quentin State Prison

ruling year

2006

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Jody Lewen

Keywords

Self-reported

higher education, prison, incarceration, public safety, reentry, adult

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EIN

20-5606926

 Number

3980253478

Physical Address

Post Office Box 492

San Quentin, CA 94964

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

San Quentin College Program

The College Program at San Quentin is the central project of the Prison University Project. It provides approximately 12 college courses each semester in the humanities, social sciences, math and science, as well as intensive college preparatory courses in math and English, to approximately 200 men at San Quentin. All faculty in the Program work as volunteers.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

California

San Quentin State Prison

Funding Needs

Contributions;Grants

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Financials

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Prison University Project Inc.
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Prison University Project Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Jody Lewen

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Maddy Russell-Shapiro

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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