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Keir Bradford-Grey on what ‘participatory defense’ could look like in Philly people

Nov. 21, 2017 11:49 am

Keir Bradford-Grey on what ‘participatory defense’ could look like in Philly

The Defender Association head is bringing the community-focused justice program here after a successful start in Montgomery County.
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."
The Reentry Blueprint is sold out, but catch the livestream here purpose

Nov. 15, 2017 5:02 pm

The Reentry Blueprint is sold out, but catch the livestream here

The Reentry Project's closing event will feature talks from the likes of local activists Jeff Abramowitz, Bill Cobb and Jondhi Harrell.
Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it? results

Nov. 14, 2017 12:05 pm

Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it?

A unique year-old pilot music program inside Pennsylvania’s largest prison needs funding to keep going. Its early success and relationship with the state offers a look inside our appetite for — and the limits of — a new kind of criminal justice reform.
You should vote tomorrow, even if you have a record or feel apathetic purpose

Nov. 6, 2017 12:55 pm

You should vote tomorrow, even if you have a record or feel apathetic

Ahead of Election Day, columnist Akeem Dixon paired up with Philadelphia 3.0's Jon Geeting to answer readers' Politics 101 questions, including the big one: Why?
How to hire nontraditional workers method

Nov. 2, 2017 12:55 pm

How to hire nontraditional workers

Such as returning citizens, veterans and people who live in the neighborhood where your business resides (hey there, Temple) — and other lessons from a recent Chamber of Commerce panel on economic development.
Small biz owners: Check out this how-to on hiring returning citizens purpose

Oct. 30, 2017 11:33 am

Small biz owners: Check out this how-to on hiring returning citizens

Even if you agree hiring folks with criminal records is a good idea in theory, it can be hard to understand the real-world challenges and benefits. Join The Reentry Project to hear from business leaders who have done it this Thursday.
It turns out eliminating cash bail would save the city $75M annually results

Oct. 12, 2017 12:27 pm

It turns out eliminating cash bail would save the city $75M annually

According to a new report by City Controller Alan Butkovitz.
Think you have what it takes to navigate life as a returning citizen? purpose

Sep. 29, 2017 10:49 am

Think you have what it takes to navigate life as a returning citizen?

Then go ahead and register for Redemption Housing's Day One Challenge, happening tomorrow, which will have you living the experience of someone who's just been released from prison.
Quaker City Coffee is betting that former drug dealers will make good entrepreneurs people

Sep. 28, 2017 12:08 pm

Quaker City Coffee is betting that former drug dealers will make good entrepreneurs

Christian Dennis is both, which is why he cofounded the company with Federal Donuts' Bobby Logue in 2015: "Just because a guy got a record doesn't mean he can't be acclimated back into the community."

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