Remarkable things happen in that [prison] class, no doubt about it—and one seems to me the broadening of possible interpretations for those who are ready, for mostly crushing reasons, not to flatten the world into its presented appearances and meanings. With these men . . . minds are at work. You've enabled those minds to move in and across the gap of consciousness—to think.

Elizabeth Minnich, author and educator

A brochure about the program is available upon request. We expect to continue both the community and prison programs throughout the next academic year, bringing in new GVSU faculty and students, as well as recruiting new program students from the community and the prison population.



  • Michael DeWilde on Reasonable Doubts Radio: Professor DeWilde discuss the joys and challenges of teaching philosophy to prison inmates, and the CWC's role as a secular alternative to religious recidivism programs.