Recommended resources


  • Rethinking Incarceration, Dominique Dubois Gilliard
  • The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander
  • Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson


  • 13th: From Slave to Criminal With One Amendment
  • The House I Live In


  • CPI Director Todd Cioffi at the Calvin University January Series


    Resources for Returning Citizens

    • Returning Citizens Resource Map
    • CPI students who become returning citizens may receive CPI academic support and/or CPI housing support. Such support is complimentary and may vary depending upon availability of resources. Eligible CPI students may elect to receive it or to apply normally and pursue their academic career traditionally. For students who elect to receive CPI academic support and/or CPI housing support, additional criteria and expectations are involved. These criteria and expectations are outlined in the Calvin Prison Initiative Reentry Honor Code.The expectations outlined in this agreement are supplementary to those required by the University and entered into voluntarily.

    Related organizations

    Prison education programs