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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."
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.
Reentry Think Tank wants returning citizens designing reentry services method

Mar. 9, 2017 11:30 am

Reentry Think Tank wants returning citizens designing reentry services

It's not a radical idea. The program is partnering with providers across the city and introducing empirical perspective to their services.
This young lawyer is expunging records and fighting wage theft in Kensington people

Feb. 14, 2017 4:13 pm

This young lawyer is expunging records and fighting wage theft in Kensington

Seth Lyons is a Community Legal Services fellow providing employment-related services at Congreso de Latinos Unidos.
A civil rights lawyer with a priority to decarcerate has entered Philly’s DA race people

Feb. 9, 2017 6:03 pm

A civil rights lawyer with a priority to decarcerate has entered Philly’s DA race

Civil rights lawyer Lawrence Krasner wants to decarcerate, axe the death penalty and reform the bail system.

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