Liberal Arts in Prison Program

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Here you'll find our volunteer application for the fall of 2014. Note: Because of Department of Corrections/Central Iowa Juvenile Detention Center regulations, students under the age of 18 are not eligible to volunteer. If you are interested in volunteering and you are under 18...
We email the Liberal Arts in Prison newsletter twice a year to keep you up to date on what we're doing. Subscriptions Sign up for our newsletter to receive biannual updates on our program. Liberal Arts in Prison Newsletter Archive 04/16/2013 - Spring 2013 Newsletter 08/13/2012...
Donate Your gifts make our work possible. The Liberal Arts in Prison Program is funded almost entirely by private donations and grants. Your gift provides liberal arts education to incarcerated students and fosters Grinnell's commitment to social justice. All donations are tax-...
Volunteer Our PowerPoint Presentation for Prospective Volunteers provides helpful information for anyone who is considering applying to volunteer with the program. We hold our volunteer meeting for students early in the semester, so it is best to contact us as early as possible...

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Alumni of Grinnell’s First Year of College Program understand the true value of a liberal arts education. The incarcerated students in the prison-based program face strong competition. If accepted, they take rigorous courses taught by Grinnell faculty members. The accredited...

Group Info

The Liberal Arts in Prison Program enrolls people in prison in a demanding, rich college program equivalent to a year at Grinnell College. We also host a student volunteer program that supports and supplements our accredited program. Through this work, we foster reciprocal...

Webform

This form is due by noon on Monday, September 8th. All volunteers must fill out this form. ICIW background check form is due by noon on Tuesday, September 2. Other background check forms are due by noon on Monday, September 8th.