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Prison to University Conference Presents ALIGN-Ed in Higher Education ★

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Friday, Jul 8, 2022

Prison to University Conference Presents ALIGN-Ed in Higher Education on July 7-8 at UCI

This event is for those serving college students impacted by the criminal legal system in California to plan service improvement.


About this event

Mission: The first annual Prison To University Conference ALIGNEd in Higher Education aims to streamline academic advancement for California students in higher education who are impacted by the criminal legal system. Fostering collaboration between practitioners and supporting students’ educational pathways will also be a focal point of this event. Breakout sessions will seek to address this mission.


Day 1 Programming (7/7/22)

9am – 10 am: American Breakfast

10 am – 10:15 am: Opening Remarks

10:15 – 10: 30 am: Performance

10: 30 am – 12 pm: Breakout Sessions Part 1

Transfer Pathways Session will consist of interactive discussions that explore best practices, gaps, and collaborative opportunities for two-year and four-year colleges on transfer services.

Postgraduate Pathways will discuss the development of an employment pipeline and potential collaborative efforts between two-year and four-year universities to develop career-building workshops and discuss imposter syndrome in the workplace for emerging professionals impacted by the criminal legal system.

12 pm – 1 pm: Lunch

1 pm – 2 pm: Breakout Sessions Part 2

Transfer Pathways Session continues

Postgraduate Pathways Session continues

2 pm – 3 pm: Mixer: Soft drinks and appetizers will be served

4 pm – 6 pm: Post-Event Socializing at Irvine Lanes, 3415 Michelson Drive, Irvine, CA 92612


Day 2 Programming (7/8/22)

9am – 10 am: American Breakfast

10 am – 10:15 am: Opening Remarks

10:15 – 10: 30 am: Performance

10: 30 am – 12 pm: Breakout Sessions Part 1

Youth Pathways Session will explore best practices, gaps, and collaborative opportunities for two-year and four-year colleges to develop pathways for currently and formerly incarcerated youth. Addressing services for secured-track youth will be a focal point of discussions.

Graduate School Pathways Session will explore best practices, gaps, and collaborative opportunities in the graduate school pipeline and future collaboration between four-year universities to improve services.

12 pm – 1 pm: Lunch

1 pm – 2 pm: Breakout Sessions Part 2

Youth Pathways Session continues

Graduate School Pathways Session continues

2 pm – 3 pm: Closing Session: A representative of each breakout session will be on a panel to bring event ideas together and discuss the next building steps.

4 pm – 6 pm: Post-Event Dinner at Eureka! Restaurant, 4143 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA, 92612