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Dr. Yusef Salaam: ‘If I can tell my narrative, I can get my narrative back’ purpose

Nov. 7, 2019 7:11 am

Dr. Yusef Salaam: ‘If I can tell my narrative, I can get my narrative back’

The 'Central Park Five' exonoree joined more than a dozen other individuals exonerated by the PA Innocence Project to receive Heroes of Justice awards at the Constitution Center Oct. 30.
Kneel, donate, or burn it all down? Decarceration and 5 types of justice work purpose

Sep. 3, 2019 11:00 am

Kneel, donate, or burn it all down? Decarceration and 5 types of justice work

"When Jay-Z recently suggested 'we’ve moved past kneeling' ... I wanted to ask him who was the 'we' he was referring to," says guest columnist Stephanie Keene.
Nan Feyler is the new executive director of the PA Innocence Project people

Aug. 27, 2019 3:58 pm

Nan Feyler is the new executive director of the PA Innocence Project

Feyler: "Every day an innocent person is behind bars is a travesty."
After three years of planning, Hidden Lives Illuminated is ready to premiere purpose

Aug. 1, 2019 4:00 pm

After three years of planning, Hidden Lives Illuminated is ready to premiere

The project's 20 short animated films — conceived, narrated, and animated by people incarcerated in PA correctional institutions — will be screened at Eastern State Penitentiary from Aug. 15 through Sept. 12.
PA becomes first state to institute Clean Slate law to seal old and minor criminal records purpose

Jul. 2, 2019 8:06 am

PA becomes first state to institute Clean Slate law to seal old and minor criminal records

Community Legal Services believes that in the first month alone of Clean Slate, more charges will be cleared in Pennsylvania than have ever been cleared before nationwide.
There’s still time to be part of ‘Art as Resistance’ exhibit purpose

Jun. 12, 2019 4:06 pm

There’s still time to be part of ‘Art as Resistance’ exhibit

If  you create sculpture, drawings, painting, fashion or digital art exploring restorative justice and resistance, the organizers of the Institute for Community Justice exhibit want to see your work.
Larry Krasner is the Democratic pick for DA. Here’s what’s next results

May 17, 2017 2:07 pm

Larry Krasner is the Democratic pick for DA. Here’s what’s next

What the civil right attorney's win in yesterday's primary election could mean for criminal justice reform in Philadelphia.
Learn to advocate for criminal justice reform at this weekend’s Breaking Down Walls conference purpose

May 1, 2017 10:12 am

Learn to advocate for criminal justice reform at this weekend’s Breaking Down Walls conference

"From Prison to Power," organized by SP2's Goldring Reentry Initiative and the Mural Arts Restorative Justice Guild, is this Saturday, May 6.
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.
A big coalition of activists is pushing Philly’s DA candidates further left purpose

Mar. 31, 2017 12:52 pm

A big coalition of activists is pushing Philly’s DA candidates further left

Media Mobilizing Project, Project HOME, Color of Change, the ACLU and more have come together to organize for a "just district attorney."

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