Daniela Medina (MSW '21) meets with US Education Secretary Miguel Cardona on importance of Pell Grants for incarcerated individuals

May 26, 2021

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona held a virtual roundtable to showcase the importance of providing Pell Grants for incarcerated individuals by speaking with students and former students who took college courses in prison...

Daniela Medina said that having the opportunity to pursue an education while incarcerated filled her with confidence and changed her perspective about herself. “I no longer felt like I was just incarcerated or an incarcerated person,” she said. “I felt like I was a scholar and part of the student body on a college campus.”

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