Sandra Brown beat the odds to get a college education while in prison. Now free, she seeks to make the process easier for others.

Sunday, December 25, 2022
Chicago Tribune

It's been 21 years since Sandra Brown first walked into an Illinois prison and five months since she walked out. Against huge odds, Brown earned a bachelor’s and a master’s degree and started a PhD program while incarcerated in the Illinois Department of Corrections. She's now a full-time education advocate, joining several formerly incarcerated women working to reform conditions both inside and outside of prison.

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