In this episode, Diverse host David Pluviose sits down with Broward College President, Gregory Haile to discuss several initiatives he is spearheading to give students caught up in the justice system a second chance at higher education.
Tune in as Haile, a former practicing attorney, shares his mission to uplift the lives of others through his Court to College Diversion Program as well as the Corrections to College Program created specifically for women.
Participants not only take responsibility for the challenges of an individual but become difference makers to those who desire to live their lives through higher education and transform their futures.
- What led Haile to this specific work within the education system?
- Benefits of post-secondary opportunities in higher education
- The birth of the Court to College Diversion Program
- “Simple and Deliberate” advice from President Gregory Haile
“People do make mistakes. And those people that make those mistakes should be given an opportunity to transform their lives, particularly when doing so could make a difference not only for themselves but for their families, their communities, and of course, enhance the lives of all of those around them.”
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In The Margins is produced by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education and edited by Instapodcasts (visit at Instapodcasts.com)