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  • October 28th, 2019: NYU Graduation at Wallkill Correctional Facility

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September 2019 – Prison Industrial Complex Committee Report

In the fall of 2018, in the wake of student protests organized by the Incarceration to Education Coalition group, the NYU Office of the President formed an ad-hoc semester-long Prison Industrial Complex Committee charged with examining the ways that NYU is currently engaging these issues.

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May 2019 – Prison Education Program at 2019 Yankee Commencement

On May 22nd, 2019, Jose Diaz was the first student to earn his Bachelor’s degree through NYU’s Prison Education Program. Diaz first enrolled in college while incarcerated through NYU PEP at Wallkill Correctional Facility in 2015. Upon his release from Wallkill, he was admitted to the Washington Square campus and completed his B.A. in Latino Studies in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis. Diaz will start his Master’s degree as a full-time graduate student at NYU in fall 2019.

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