Education Justice Project's

April 10, 2021   5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT on Zoom

Come join EJP's celebration of our students and alumni.
Screens go live at 5 PM.
Suggested donation is $25 per screen.
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Angela Davis, noted abolitionist, author, philosopher and formerly incarcerated person will be joining us live!


Urbana-Champaign’s own Sasha Velour, winner of Season Nine of RuPaul’s Drag Race, will join us via pre-recorded video!

Award Winners

Congratulations to Margaret "Peggy" Day, from the office of Enrollment Management at the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, UIUC. She is EJP's 2021 Angel Award Winner! 

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Congratulations to Caminamos Juntos (We Walk Together), a non-profit that provides support to deported and returned Mexicans and their families. They are EJP's 2021 New Horizons Award Winner!



Education Justice Project


Even a modest donation to EJP goes a long way! Many of our donors provide $5 and $10 gifts. Anything that you can send will help.

EJP produces and distributes for free booklets to support successful reentry.
EJP students pay nothing for books, course readers, and course supplies. Please help us to make these items available to them.
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Friends of EJP

Friends of EJP is a new non-profit organization founded in 2019 by EJP donors. It exists to support EJP by raising funds for special EJP projects.

EJP provides $1000 scholarships for formerly incarcerated individuals, the family members of people in prison, and the family member of a Danville staff person each year.
Our new initiative provides modest support to EJP alumni who have urgent financial needs.
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The Education Justice Project is a comprehensive college-in-prison program based at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. Since 2008, we have been building a vibrant higher education community at Danville Correctional Center in Central Illinois. EJP also produces Mapping Your Future, Illinois’ only reentry guide, and Returning Home, a guide for individuals being deported to Mexico after incarceration.

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