Evergreen Prison Education Project

Return to Evergreen, Saturday, October 15

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. | Purce Hall 101  

Representatives of the Evergreen Prison Education Project core team will provide a brief overview highlighting the creation of the College’s liberation education, reentry, and resilience network. They will share some of the foundations and values guiding our work and planning taking place in the first few months of this exciting project. 

The project overview will be followed by Evergreen Reentry Scholars lead, James Jackson, presenting Mass Incarceration by the Numbers and facilitating a panel featuring formerly incarcerated students and alumni sharing their educational pathways, barriers they faced, barriers they broke, and aha moments. 


Livestream this session via Zoom on October 15, from 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. PST. 

Livestream here!



Kelli Bush

Prison Education Team Presenter: Kelli Bush '03

Co-Director of Sustainability in Prisons Project (SPP)

James Jackson (JJ)

Prison Education Team Presenter and Facilitator: James Jackson (JJ) '19

Reentry Scholars Program Facilitator 

Anthony Zaragoza

Prison Education Team Presenter: Anthony Zaragoza Ph.D.

Member of the Faculty 

Carolina Landa

Alumni Speaker: Carolina Landa '19, MPA '21

Assistant Ombuds, Office of the Governor, Office of the Corrections Ombuds

Jenaro Mathews

Student Speaker: Jenaro Mathews 

La'Keisha "Kewee" Roselle

Alumni Speaker: La'Keisha "Kewee" Roselle '20

Community CARE Coordinator for Freedom Project WA 

Terrance Turner

Alumni Speaker: Terrance Turner '05

Philosopher, motivational/inspirational speaker, writer, author, spoken word artist/poet 

Andrew Winfree

Student Speaker: Andrew Winfree

About Return to Evergreen

Return to Evergreen is the college’s version of homecoming. We gather to honor alumni successes, celebrate alumni impact and the spirit of life-long learning. This event features Evergreen graduates addressing pressing topics and social events to foster community.


For questions email alumni@evergreen.edu or call (360) 867 - 6300.