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Decades of failed reforms allow continued police brutality and racism purpose

Jul. 7, 2020 11:30 am

Decades of failed reforms allow continued police brutality and racism

"President Donald Trump’s executive order and the stalled bills in Congress to curb police misconduct are, at best, attempts to retune an instrument that was orchestrated for abuse," says guest columnist Stephen Underhill.
Opinion: Let’s take these immediate steps to move from policing to community safety purpose

Jun. 25, 2020 7:54 am

Opinion: Let’s take these immediate steps to move from policing to community safety

"From a good government point of view it is important to establish a zero-based budgeting approach to the Police Department," says guest columnist Robert Brand.
A short history of Black women and police violence purpose

Jun. 12, 2020 2:30 pm

A short history of Black women and police violence

There is a perception among many Americans that Black women are somehow shielded from the threat of police violence. This perception, says guest columnist Keisha Blain, could not further from the truth.
Resource list: Bail funds for protesters purpose

Jun. 2, 2020 4:42 pm

Resource list: Bail funds for protesters

The list is short but includes several Philadelphia organizations, as well as regional and national ones.
What a police-sanctioned mob in Fishtown says about systemic racism purpose

Jun. 2, 2020 9:12 am

What a police-sanctioned mob in Fishtown says about systemic racism

Racism caught on Instagram videos should be blasted. But there's a subtler kind we're confronting too.
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.
In their own words: The filmmakers of Hidden Lives Illuminated talk about prison and their art purpose

Aug. 14, 2019 5:23 pm

In their own words: The filmmakers of Hidden Lives Illuminated talk about prison and their art

"These prison doors become revolving doors. Being in and out, in and out, in and out. That’s the message I was trying to get across," Jerome L. tells Generocity freelancer Shalon Bayliss.
20 events to raise awareness about reentry in Philadelphia purpose

May 31, 2019 10:16 am

20 events to raise awareness about reentry in Philadelphia

From an expungement clinic to an exercise that simulates criminal justice system involvement to a symposium on the effects of mass incarceration on families, the Philadelphia Reentry Coalition has coordinated a month full of opportunities to learn from and engage with returning citizens and social justice communities.
Search Ban the Box policies across the country with this website from a Philly startup purpose

Feb. 13, 2017 7:27 am

Search Ban the Box policies across the country with this website from a Philly startup

Ban the Box States is a site developed by talent and hiring startup JaneHires.

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