The mission of the Cornell Prison Education Program (CPEP) is to provide courses leading to college degrees for people incarcerated in upstate New York State prisons; to help CPEP students build meaningful lives inside prison as well as prepare for successful re-entry into civic life; and to inform thought and action on social justice issues among past and present CPEP students, volunteers, and the wider public. CPEP was launched with a grant from the Sunshine Lady Foundation, founded by Doris Buffett. This support elevated Cornell's early offering of a few prison courses at Auburn to a regular degree-granting program there. Support from the foundation elevated Cornell's few courses at Auburn to a regular degree-granting program. Doris attended the first graduation at Auburn in 2012, where her witty, no-nonsense zingers would draw people to their feet in applause. Doris Buffett walked the walk; we would not be where we are today were it not for her.