The 2nd Annual Rise Up Conference was a huge success with almost 500 participants, speakers, and audience members from all over the United States and around the world! Higher education in prison is a field that has experienced a period of rapid expansion over the last twenty years. Although there is a lot of discussion […]
On Tuesday, August 23, several members of the Hudson Link team made their way down to ring the bell and open trade for the world’s largest stock exchange, broadcasting here in NY and around the world about the transformative power of higher education in prison. The ceremony of ringing the opening bell at the New […]
On June 22nd, Hudson Link was lucky enough to host another in-person graduation ceremony, this time at Greene Correctional Facility. The class of 2022 at Greene consisted of three students who received their associate degrees in applied science and individual studies from our partners at Columbia-Greene Community College. No two educational journeys look alike, and […]
The second graduation was held at Taconic Correctional Facility the following afternoon where we had the opportunity to celebrate graduates from the class of 2021 and the class of 2022 including the first-ever class of Bachelor’s Degree graduates at Taconic. Seven graduates received their associate degrees from their graduation in 2021, and 13 students received […]
The college program at Sing Sing was Hudson Link’s inaugural site and has been one of the most prominent parts of our work for over two decades. It feels amazing to return to in-person recognition of our students’ hard work and dedication through one of the most unprecedented and unpredictable times in Hudson Link’s history. […]
Thanks to all who joined us for Jazz for Justice, a performance by internationally acclaimed musician Wynton Marsalis, who generously donated his talent to support the astoundingly effective work of Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison.