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Education & new life for women after prison

Source: Posted By: Lillie S...4585 days ago

Vivian Nixon knows how the College and Community Fellowship program at the City University of New York changes lives.

It changed hers.

Nixon, 49, is executive director of CCF, a nine-year-old program that helps formerly incarcerated women get college educations.

Some 283 women have availed themselves of CCF's counseling, mentoring and tuition assistance programs since the program began. They went on to earn a total of 141 college degrees, including 25 associate's, 74 bachelor's, 41 master's....

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