The Prison Education Project

The Prison Education Project at Washington University in St. Louis provides a high quality liberal arts education to people incarcerated in Missouri and to prison staff.

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Petition for Compassionate Release

In light of the COVID-19 public health crisis, today the Prison Education Project (PEP) Executive Board sent a letter to Governor Parson calling for the compassionate release of elderly and/or infirm individuals who are incarcerated in Missouri prisons as well as those who are months away from their release date. Below is the original letter […]

PEP Practicum Student

The Washington University Prison Education Project (PEP) is currently seeking an MSW practicum student for fall 2020. Please see below for the complete job description. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Abaki Beck ( by Friday, April 17th. Practicum Position: Prison Education Project, Alumni ProgramReentry Case Management – Fall 2020 Washington […]

PEP Film Screening & Panel Discussion

****Edit: This event was canceled due to the current public health crisis and will likely be rescheduled for the fall semester. Thank you to everyone who shared the event and was planning on attending, and we hope to be in touch soon regarding rescheduling.**** Mark your calendars for Wednesday, March 18! The Washington University Prison […]