Nineteen women at the Washington Corrections Center for Women in Gig Harbor proudly walk in their royal caps and gowns to their college-graduation ceremony earlier this month. The women earned associate degrees in liberal arts from Tacoma Community College. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)
Nineteen women at the Washington Corrections Center for Women in Gig Harbor proudly walk to their college-graduation ceremony earlier this month. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)

‘You go, girl!’: Joy, tears as 19 Washington prison inmates earn college degrees

Nineteen women inmates at the Washington Corrections Center for Women graduated last week with associate degrees through a fast-growing college program run by a Tacoma nonprofit.  VIEW Updated

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