| By Soffiyah Elijah |
Today’s guest blog post is written by Soffiyah Elijah, Executive Director of the Correctional Association of New York.
Currently, there is a ban in New York State on incarcerated people receiving financial assistance from the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) to pursue higher education while in prison. In this blog by the CA’s Executive Director Soffiyah Elijah, she describes the myriad benefits of restoring TAP for people who are incarcerated in New York State prisons. Read more…