From Hudson Valley News Network.com. Click here to read article online. Published March 1, 2017
SUNY Ulster hosts a special event centered on the importance of access to higher education for people in the prison system. A film screening of “Zero Percent” and a panel discussion with members of the Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison program will be held on Wednesday, March 8th at 12:00 p.m., in the College Lounge, Vanderlyn Hall on the Stone Ridge campus. It is free and open to the public.
“Zero Percent” gives a rare look within the walls of the Sing Sing Correctional facility, a maximum security prison operated by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision in the village of Ossining, NY. The film follows several incarcerated men as they experience the transformative power of education while being part of the rigorous college program Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison.