Freedom Education Project Puget Sound

Effective March 16, 2020, our FPD operations are open and we are working, but our offices are closed to visitors. Please reach us via telephone at 206.553.1100 or 253.593.6710. We will update you when this changes. 

October 3, 2019

FEPPS provides a college education program for incarcerated women, trans-identified and gender noncoforming people in WA. For more information about the organization, go to


FEPPS is thrilled to kick off a new academic year with our Back to School Bash, a community-building and fundraising event supporting higher education for women in prison.

When: Thursday, October 3, 2019
Doors open at 6:30 for dinner and drinks, program 7:30 - 8:30

Factory Luxe, the former tasting room at the Old Rainier Brewery
Satisfy your curiosity about the inside of this iconic Seattle landmark!

What: A lively evening of community, celebration, fun and fundraising

  • Community - meet, mingle and catch up with fellow FEPPS teachers, students, volunteers, donors, board, and staff, while enjoying a choice of drinks at the bar and delicious Filipino food served hot off the famed Lumpia World food truck. Children are welcome!
  • Celebration - join us in celebrating the accomplishments of FEPPS students and the leadership of Tanya Erzen, FEPPS founding Executive Director and now Faculty Director.
  • Fun - flex your brain-muscles in a knowledge contest, with questions contributed by FEPPS professors and students! There will be prizes, so feel free to recruit a team.
  • Fundraising - there will be an opportunity to financially support our work and our students. Everyone is welcome regardless of ability to give, and, we invite those who can to contribute generously toward our goal of $40,000 to support academic programs inside WCCW and students continuing their education after release.

Registration: RSVP here! There is no ticket cost, though we suggest a minimum donation of $25 when registering for the event.

If you cannot join us but would like to make a gift in lieu of attending, you can do so 
here. Thank you!