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Join a virtual fireside chat, titled “Education Behind & Beyond U.S. Prison Walls,” hosted by the Thrive for Life Prison Project, Georgetown University and Vera Institute of Justice, this Thursday, February 11 from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. EST.

The panel, moderated by Canisius alumnus Rev. Zach Presutti ’07,SJ, will discuss incarceration, education, reentry and the recently restored Pell Grants.

The panel will consist of:

  • Moderator – Rev. Mr. Zach F. Presutti, SJ, founder, Thrive for Life Prison Project
  • George Chochos¬†– Senior Federal Policy Associate at Vera Institute of Justice
  • Jerrel Gantt– Formerly incarcerated resident scholar at Ignacio House of Studies, current MBA student, and Club Manager at Blink Fitness
  • Joshua Miller –¬†director of education, Georgetown Prisons & Justice Initiative
  • Pietra Rivoli –co-executive director, Georgetown Pivot Program

Submitted by: Sarah Signorino, director, of Mission & Identity