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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.
Returning citizens can hone their job interview skills in Kensington today method

Feb. 14, 2017 7:22 am

Returning citizens can hone their job interview skills in Kensington today

Folks from Councilman Allan Domb's office, Impact Services and Lowe's are coming together on Valentine's Day to help returning citizens find work.
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.
Why the Office of Reintegration Services wants to move back to Center City results

Jan. 4, 2017 12:58 pm

Why the Office of Reintegration Services wants to move back to Center City

RISE moved to Spring Garden two years ago. "We're at low numbers," said executive director Ceciley Bradford-Jones. "We haven't had an influx of participants in a while."
5 stories we fawned over in 2016 results

Dec. 29, 2016 12:14 pm

5 stories we fawned over in 2016

The stories we're most proud of from the past year.
Livestream this Mural Arts event happening inside Graterford purpose

Nov. 30, 2016 7:37 am

Livestream this Mural Arts event happening inside Graterford

Mural Arts Guild Program is hosting high-profile artists at the prison to kick off "Voices," a project hoping to draw attention to incarceration reform.
A new craft brewery is coming to town with a social mission (and beer) in hand purpose

Nov. 29, 2016 12:36 pm

A new craft brewery is coming to town with a social mission (and beer) in hand

After months of community engagement efforts, Triple Bottom Brewery will launch next summer with a mission to fight homelessness and recidivism.
A look at the cuts Police School Diversion Program has made to student arrests results

Nov. 2, 2016 7:35 am

A look at the cuts Police School Diversion Program has made to student arrests

News site TakePart profiles the police program and highlights the impact it has made in Philadelphia.
A suit company wants to turn Philly inmates into artisan tailors purpose

Oct. 28, 2016 12:55 pm

A suit company wants to turn Philly inmates into artisan tailors

Hong Kong-based Bonham Strand is launching in Philadelphia, spearheaded by Penn grad and social entrepreneur Jong Lee.

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