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On May 15, 2019, John Linton and Lois Davis approached the Michelson 20MM Foundation about a research idea to address a needed professional development gap in advancing quality higher education in prison programming.
Redlining has perpetuated systemic racism in the United States for nearly a hundred years, causing multigenerational impacts that have historically marginalized Black, brown, and indigenous communities into poverty.
The Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property (Michelson IP) is partnering with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to bring intellectual property (IP) education to a new generation of creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs.
How to Start a College Education Program in Prison: A Q&A with Heather Gay, Michigan Dept. of Corrections
“Education is an integral part of the rehabilitation process and as a nation we must continue to move the needle,” Heather Gay said in a recent Q&A with the Michelson 20MM Foundation.
Join the Michelson 20MM Foundation and our co-hosts the California Community Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Southern California Grantmakers for our next Connecting California event, “Race and Digital Inequity: The Impact on Poor Communities of Color.”
In 2019, the Michelson 20MM Foundation awarded a Spark Grant to Impact Justice for its innovative California Justice Leaders (CJL) program.