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COLLOQUIUM: Michael Muneses, "Bringing Computer Science to Incarcerated People: Working with EJP"

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
Illinois Computer Science
Location
https://mediaspace.illinois.edu/media/t/1_vb9t276e
Date
Sep 22, 2021   3:30 pm  
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Originating Calendar
Computer Science Colloquium Series

Link to Talk Video: https://mediaspace.illinois.edu/media/t/1_vb9t276e

Abstract:
For over 10 years, the Education Justice Project (EJP) has been providing Higher Education opportunities to incarcerated individuals at the Danville Correctional Center. In past years, the inside members have grown increasingly invested in the Computer Science Workshops that are offered. This presentation will discuss what we do, our vision for the program, and what it is like to work with EJP.

Bio:
Michael Muneses is the current coordinator for the Computer Lab & Computer Workshops Programs with the Education Justice Project. Although currently working in a Chemical Testing Lab, his academic interests lay within Bioinformatics and Genomics. With EJP he hopes to expand access to different fields within, and related to, Computer Science.

Part of the Illinois Computer Science Speakers Series. Faculty Host: Colleen Lewis 

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