SQ Lower Yard

‘I Don’t Have to Hide’: After Prison, 2 Students Begin Again

By Mount Tamalpais College | December 10, 2023

This new essay explores the stories of two Asian-American and Pacific-Islander (AAPI) men from Sacramento whose lives changed forever when they got into trouble at a young age. One of the subjects is John Lam, an alumnus of Mount Tamalpais College who is now a full-time student at UC Berkeley. Read on to learn about the pivotal role of education in their transition from prison back to society and their rare second chances to start again. 

Read the full article here