From Currently Incarcerated Man to Formerly Incarcerated Mister
We select currently incarcerated, black men, with non-violent, non-aggravated, low level offenses, with the aptitude to test into college, who also do not have a lot of time left on their sentences. These misters will then be transferred to one prison, where a university affiliated with Call Me MISTER® will come into the prison so that these men can earn their bachelor degrees in elementary education and be mentored in a Living Learning Community. After earning their elementary education degrees, and passing their teacher certification exams, they will be paroled and placed to teach in the most at-risk elementary schools in their state to serve as educators and role models for our most at-risk youth carrying out the mission behind the
Mister Coffee Bean program.
This program aims to reform the current criminal justice system through strategies that focus on preventing our youth from becoming a part of the criminal justice system entirely by addressing the school-to-prison pipeline, by reversing it, creating the prison-to-school pipeline of reformed role models with lived experiences that our youth can benefit and