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FEPPS in the News

Graduation 2017


Seattle Times

June 24, 2017

“Joy, tears as 19 Washington prison inmates earn college degrees”



June 26, 2017

“Nonprofit helps 19 prisoners earn college degrees before their release”


The Olympian

June 25, 2017

“Trying to get ahead while behind bars: 19 female inmates earn college degrees”


Graduation 2016


The News Tribune

June 15, 2016

“Failure no longer the norm for Purdy prison’s class of 2016”

FEPPS at the White House


The Suburban Times

May 5, 2016

“White House invites UPS to talk about criminal justice report”


South Sound Magazine

May 4, 2016

“White House invites University of Puget Sound to criminal justice panel”

Program Coverage


iHeartMedia in the Community

August 28, 2017

“Public Affairs – Freedom Education Project Puget Sound”


NY Minute Magazine

July 12, 2017

“FEPPS helps incarcerated women earn degrees”



June 5, 2017

“God Captivity Interview with Tanya Erzen”


Tanya on KUOW

February 2, 2017

“Why are faith-based ministries on the rise in prisons?”



July 20, 2016

“Program helps women earn college degrees behind bars”


Seattle Times

January 21, 2015

“Behind bars, college is back in session in some Washington prisons”