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AP changes crime reporting practices to ‘do less harm and give people second chances’ purpose

Jul. 29, 2021 10:12 am

AP changes crime reporting practices to ‘do less harm and give people second chances’

Acknowledging that journalism can inflict wounds unnecessarily, AP will no longer name those arrested for minor crimes when the news service is unlikely to cover the story’s subsequent developments.
Opinion: Over-policing Black immigrants can turn one mistake into deportation purpose

Jun. 30, 2021 8:30 am

Opinion: Over-policing Black immigrants can turn one mistake into deportation

For Black immigrants, even a minor or sealed conviction can be cause to reset their citizenship clock, or render them deportable, says guest columnist Cathryn Miller-Wilson.
Dennis and Lee Horton say their own grief and trauma helped them to help others people

Jun. 29, 2021 9:35 am

Dennis and Lee Horton say their own grief and trauma helped them to help others

"Police are trained to pull a gun. We need people trained to deal with people in crisis. And we know it works because we’ve done it on the inside," say the brothers, who are Certified Peer Specialists and Wellness Recovery and Action Plan facilitators.
As Derek Chauvin trial unfolds, 5 essential reads on police violence against Black men purpose

Mar. 30, 2021 7:30 am

As Derek Chauvin trial unfolds, 5 essential reads on police violence against Black men

The Conversation's Catesby Holmes highlights stories that offer expert analysis and key background on police violence, Derek Chauvin’s record, and racism in U.S. law enforcement.
Mass bailout draws attention to health risks, poor conditions for those held on unaffordable bail purpose

Dec. 15, 2020 9:40 am

Mass bailout draws attention to health risks, poor conditions for those held on unaffordable bail

The DA, Mayor and First Judicial District have "refused to release most of the people trapped in their deadly jails, with no court dates in sight," PCBF says. On Saturday, the org spent around $250,000 to bail out as many as they could.
Harnessing the private sector to reform the criminal justice system purpose

Nov. 25, 2020 7:30 am

Harnessing the private sector to reform the criminal justice system

Chris Bentley writes about investment decisions that can influence long-term justice system reform in this guest column from ImpactPHL.
Candace McKinley: ‘We have all the tools we need to start building and collectively funding the alternatives to police’ purpose

Oct. 27, 2020 5:20 pm

Candace McKinley: ‘We have all the tools we need to start building and collectively funding the alternatives to police’

In this Q & A, the lead organizer of the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund talks about posting bail for last night's protesters, how small businesses are in the same boat as looters, and what we all need to get about this police violence.
Here are 5 essays on racial justice to reread after the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. purpose

Oct. 27, 2020 4:21 pm

Here are 5 essays on racial justice to reread after the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr.

Looking back at some of the lessons from this summer's uprising, and the long-standing racial justice work of local nonprofit leaders.
Systems transformation could have saved Daniel Prude’s life method

Sep. 10, 2020 8:00 am

Systems transformation could have saved Daniel Prude’s life

Daniel sought care in a hospital setting but was released within three hours with no diagnosis. What happened next involved the criminalization of his mental illness, resulting in a horrific incident of police brutality.
Assets no more: Racial justice risks in municipal bonds purpose

Aug. 4, 2020 11:30 am

Assets no more: Racial justice risks in municipal bonds

As a bondholder, you have a fiduciary responsibility to be aware of the risks related to revenue-motivated policing. As a citizen, you have a right to demand justice and equity from your municipality.

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