FEPPS was recently featured in an in-depth piece in South Sound Magazine. Read the full article here!


"The FEPPS program at WCCW has given countless women the opportunity to rewrite their stories, to step out of their stereotypes, and to find a sense of freedom in knowledge — even if they never physically leave the prison. It allows them to assume a label that is positive.

“These women are called many things during their time in prison,” said Erzen in her welcoming remarks at the graduation ceremony. “They are called inmate, prisoner, by their last name, by their DOC number. But today, the women here are one thing only. They are college graduates.”