First-of-its-Kind Commencement Inside Prison Celebrates 25 Inmates That Earned Bachelor’s Degrees Behind Bars

Published Oct 12 2021 at 2:50 PM GMT
  • On a prison yard 70 miles away from Cal State LA's campus, the university celebrated its newest graduates.
  • 25 incarcerated men received bachelor's degrees during a commencement ceremony at California State Prison, Los Angeles County in Lancaster last Tuesday, marking the culmination of a unique and powerful journey.
  • "Today, an education to me, means freedom.



  • Published Oct 12, 2021 2:50 PM GMT