BUS Founders named as 2016 Soros Justice Fellows

The two founders of Underground Scholars, Steven Czifra and Danny Murillo, were both named 2016 Soros Justice Fellows by the Open Society Foundations. The Foundation oversees and sponsors the fellows to challenge problems with the U.S. criminal justice system and push for change.

Steven Czifra will help formerly incarcerated community college students reach their full academic and professional potential by creating a pathway for admission to the University of California, Berkeley.’

Danny Murillo will work to empower formerly incarcerated students by creating a network of people throughout California who have successfully made the transition from incarceration to higher education.’

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