Todd Cioffi and Christiana de Groot

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  • Todd Cioffi and Christiana de Groot 
  • Co-Directors, Calvin Prison Initiative


As faculty members of Calvin College and co-directors of the Calvin Prison Initiative (CPI), Dr. Cioffi is a professor and department chair in the Congregational and Ministry Studies department and Dr. de Groot is a professor in the Religion department. Created in 2016 through a partnership between Calvin College and Calvin Theological Seminary, CPI is a unique program that provides a Christian liberal arts education to inmates at Handlon prison in Ionia, MI. This five-year program results in a Bachelor of Arts degree from Calvin College. The Calvin Prison Initiative brings hope, dignity and the opportunity for real accomplishment.

Presentations at Calvin College:

The Transformative and Redemptive Power of (a Christian) Education
Part of the: January Series

Thursday, January 3, 2019  (12:30 PM–1:30 PM EST)
Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium

Underwritten by: Holland Litho Printing Services and Howard Miller

Selected Publications

Article: Calvin offers degree, hope to inmates


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