Caren Holmes

Caren joined the Institute as the Program Coordinator of the Prison-to-College Pipeline program in the summer of 2022. Caren comes to IJO with years of organizing, teaching, and facilitating experience. She managed Columbia University’s Reentry Acceleration Program (REAP), bringing business and entrepreneurship courses into an NYS prison. Prior to entering the field of higher ed in prison, she worked to provide tactical movement support to campus-based Palestine solidarity activists around the country.