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This Vermont program might reduce sex offender recidivism. Could it work in Philly? results

Nov. 16, 2017 12:55 pm

This Vermont program might reduce sex offender recidivism. Could it work in Philly?

Generocity sent a reporter to Vermont to learn about a volunteer program that aims to break down the barriers between society and sex offenders. The tagline: "No more victims."
Defender Association of Philadelphia has reform on its mind people

Nov. 2, 2017 10:17 am

Defender Association of Philadelphia has reform on its mind

Curt Watkins of the Adult Social Services unit shares how the organization is working for better outcomes for its clients.
‘We are the counter force’ purpose

Aug. 22, 2017 12:55 pm

‘We are the counter force’

Four public interest lawyers on fighting racial injustice.
Here’s how Philly is doing so far in reducing its prison population results

Jun. 13, 2017 11:23 am

Here’s how Philly is doing so far in reducing its prison population

Programs implemented since the city received millions in funds toward this initiative have contributed to a decrease from more than 8,000 in 2015 to 6,604 at the end of May.
This coalition super group formed for the District Attorney race. Will it last? method

Apr. 17, 2017 12:49 pm

This coalition super group formed for the District Attorney race. Will it last?

The 20-org strong Philadelphia Coalition for a Just District Attorney says they have no intention of fading away any time soon.
District attorney candidates squared off at Philly Set Go’s millennial town hall purpose

Apr. 14, 2017 12:27 pm

District attorney candidates squared off at Philly Set Go’s millennial town hall

Proceeds from the event went to Community Legal Services.
The color of a collar: Jeff Abramowitz’s road to reentry people

Mar. 27, 2017 12:51 pm

The color of a collar: Jeff Abramowitz’s road to reentry

Abramowitz was a Center City lawyer. Then he went to prison. Now, he's dedicating his life to helping other returning citizens successfully re-enter society.
10 things you should know about reentry in Philadelphia purpose

Jan. 31, 2017 12:41 pm

10 things you should know about reentry in Philadelphia

The people, facts and figures — and why it's a good thing there's no “face of reentry” in Philly.
Predictive policing software is a small sliver of the police reform puzzle results

Jan. 30, 2017 7:51 am

Predictive policing software is a small sliver of the police reform puzzle

Nature.com takes a look at accountability and public safety outcomes in current crime-forecasting technology (and shouts out Azavea's HunchLab suite).
Work can keep Chris Catona out of prison. His past won’t let him keep a job people

Jan. 27, 2017 12:57 pm

Work can keep Chris Catona out of prison. His past won’t let him keep a job

Catona sold weed to feed his heroin addiction and went to prison. He worked, got clean, went to school and learned to train dogs. Yet, he can't keep a job to save his life — literally.

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