Education, Kinship, Leadership.
At College and Community Fellowship (CCF) we work to support criminal justice–‐involved women on the path to higher education. We are an organization of educators, social workers, policy changers, and former students working together to help our students succeed in college, career, family and life.
• Financial Aid, Scholarship Programs, and Workshops
• Professional and College Counseling
• Mentorships and Network of like-minded women
• Social and Support Services Available
After Kim’s release from Albion Correctional Facility in 2002, Kim worked as a Nurse’s Aide to support herself. One day, a counselor asked Kim “What do you want to be when you grow up?” “A nurse!” Kim replied without hesitation. This conversation would change Kim’s life.
After meeting with the counselor, Kim remembered hearing about an organization that would help her finish college: College and Community Fellowship (CCF). Excited and motivated, Kim called CCF to schedule an appointment—even though she had little support from her friends and family, who discouraged her by insisting that her prison record would prevent her from becoming a nurse.Read more