Celebrating Higher Education Behind Bars
January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Opening reception on Sunday, January 22, at 4 PM.
Film screening and discussion on Wednesday, January 25, at 6 PM;
Spoken word event on Friday, January 27, at 6 PM.
The Philadelphia Ethical Society is excited to host a week-long multimedia art installation and series of public events organized by Eastern University’s Prison Education Program (PEP). The installation will feature original artwork and poetry by incarcerated students who were enrolled in a PEP course on creativity and artistic expression at State Correctional Institution (SCI), in Chester. It is designed to foster community dialogue about the “college-in-prison” experience while highlighting the partnership between SCI-Chester and PEP/
All events will be free and open to the public at the Ethical Society and live-streamed on Zoom. For information, please contact Tieshka Smith, PEP artist-in-residence, at (267) 362-9535