Howard Keller, written by Felicity Porter

  Howard Keller is a G.E.D.  and vocational tutor, published writer, poet and advocate for higher education in prison. He is also a barber by trade, a graduate of the Stateville accredited Barber College programme. He uses his success as a barber to demonstrate to other potential students, lawmakers, and community members the far reaching benefits of education in prison. He argues “With my barber’s license, once I’m released I don’t have to worry about standing in line for a job from an employer who will likely deny me based on my past. The only line I’ll have to stand …Read More →