Dorothy's Sunny Story of the Night: Urban Scholars Union is Helping Ex-cons Get Through College

A San Diego organization is helping ex-cons get through college.

September 12, 2017

"Ex-cons aren't monsters. They're just humans who made poor choices." That's why ex-con Ryan Rising wants to break the stigma of ex-convicts. Rising was incarcerated for 15 years for a car-jacking has now turned his life around. He enrolled in the Urban Scholars Union at San Diego City College and is helping other ex-cons like himself get through college.

The program was started 18 months ago at San Diego City College, and through hard-work and the help of USU, Rising will be transferring to Cal Berkeley on a scholarship!! He isn't the only one. Read more about the San Diego based organization here!