EAST LYME, Conn. — As we speak, Senator Chris Murphy is holding a spherical desk dialogue on a program geared toward serving to individuals in jail flip their lives round.
Sen. Murphy will go to York Correctional Establishment in Niantic, the one girls’s jail within the state. There he’ll host the dialogue on restoring Pell Grant eligibility for people who find themselves incarcerated.
Pell Grants are federal funds that assist school college students in want.
Sen. Murphy is a co-sponsor of the bipartisan “Restoring Schooling and Studying” act, often known as the REAL act. Murphy says REALY would minimize the cycle of recidivism, save taxpayer cash, and enhance security.
York is a federal second probability Pell Grant experiment website and works with Connecticut college companions to check the very best practices in providing grants to incarcerated people.