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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.
10 things you should know about reentry in Philadelphia purpose

Jan. 31, 2017 12:41 pm

10 things you should know about reentry in Philadelphia

The people, facts and figures — and why it's a good thing there's no “face of reentry” in Philly.
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.
How this Rastafarian-Quaker and Mutulu Shakur protégé is fighting for returning citizens in Philly people

Jan. 26, 2017 12:55 pm

How this Rastafarian-Quaker and Mutulu Shakur protégé is fighting for returning citizens in Philly

The Center for Returning Citizens founder has a different vision for prison reform and reentry in Philadelphia's Black communities.
Keir Bradford-Grey was mulling a run for district attorney people

Jan. 18, 2017 11:30 am

Keir Bradford-Grey was mulling a run for district attorney

Philly's public defender was courted by billionaire George Soros, but decided against making a run for office.
15 social impact leaders we’ll be following in 2017 people

Dec. 28, 2016 12:59 pm

15 social impact leaders we’ll be following in 2017

The voices we're most excited to keep up with in the new year.
How this federal ‘family only’ prison policy is playing out in Philly purpose

Dec. 13, 2016 8:08 am

How this federal ‘family only’ prison policy is playing out in Philly

Prison visits are proven to reduce recidivism rates, but a new federal policy is keeping inmates from their loved ones. Philly criminal defense attorney Dana Bazelon explains how for Vox.

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