May 31, 2018 12:39 pm
Philly needs a better prison-to-school pipeline
Juvenile justice reform advocates say young people returning from jails and prisons in Philadelphia need improved opportunities to get their education.
May 29, 2018 11:25 am
Celebrate Philly’s Reentry Awareness Month with these 18 events
The June events range from trauma-informed care trainings to expungement clinics and panels to parties.
May 25, 2018 12:55 pm
Can ‘restorative justice’ transform school discipline in Philadelphia?
The practice, an extension of criminal justice, repairs harm and resolves personal conflicts constructively, say its supporters at Philadelphia Student Union and T.U.F.F. Girls.
May 23, 2018 12:47 pm
Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar’s work in LGBTQ youth homelessness is personal
"I do this work simply to see mirrors of myself, in the queer and poor youth that I serve, not only survive but also thrive," said the attorney, who's spending the 2017-2019 fellowship cycle at Community Legal Services' Youth Justice Project.
May 22, 2018 11:10 am
This is what it’s like to give birth while incarcerated
Maternity Care Coalition's MOMobile supports mothers at Riverside Correctional Facility. Director of Behavioral Health Colette Green shares details of the program, including its on-site doula services and reentry support.
May 18, 2018 10:51 am
Meet Amistad Law Project, the West Philly legal center fighting death by incarceration
The nonprofit's "prison abolitionists" provide free and low-cost legal services to incarcerated Pennsylvanians and advocate for a new criminal justice system.
May 9, 2018 9:45 am
These Philly students are using paper cranes to fight the school-to-prison pipeline
A team from John Bartram High School won the Aspen Challenge: Philadelphia and are heading to Colorado next month to present their artistic solution to keep youth in school.
May 8, 2018 10:10 am
Shift Fund is paying to help low-income Philadelphians navigate the legal system
The new criminal justice nonprofit funnels small donations to those who need to pay legal and medical fees.
May 2, 2018 11:37 am
Philly activists celebrated May Day with a ‘death by incarceration’ protest
Tuesday's "Break the Cages, Fund the People" rally convened hundreds protesting mass incarceration, Immigrant and Customs Enforcement and police presence in schools.