This collaboration between CDCR and the University of California is made possible by a formal agreement through a program known as Leveraging Inspiring Futures Through Educational Degrees (LIFTED). LIFTED enables incarcerated students to apply to transfer into UCI as juniors and earn a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the university while serving their sentence.

For the full story, please visit https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/insidecdcr/2024/07/01/incarcerated-students-graduate-from-first-ever-uc-partnership/.

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