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Pa.’s new Clean Slate Law means jail time is no longer a life sentence results

Jan. 14, 2019 12:35 pm

Pa.’s new Clean Slate Law means jail time is no longer a life sentence

At least for some Pennsylvanians, like ND, who served time in the '90s for misdemeanors: "My record should be clean just like me."
Money Moves: These 29 Philly nonprofits received holiday donations totaling $918K funding

Dec. 27, 2018 7:39 am

Money Moves: These 29 Philly nonprofits received holiday donations totaling $918K

The grant funding will support causes such as youth tech education, childhood cancer research and reentry initiatives.
So, what does a district attorney actually do? purpose

Dec. 6, 2018 3:20 pm

So, what does a district attorney actually do?

Know Your DA in PA can teach you: The digital ACLU campaign aims to educate state residents about how the person in this elected position influences the criminal justice system.
Why Raj Jayadev is helping Philly’s criminal justice system adopt participatory defense people

Nov. 21, 2018 12:51 pm

Why Raj Jayadev is helping Philly’s criminal justice system adopt participatory defense

The Stoneleigh Fellow and MacArthur Genius from San Jose is working with the Defender Association of Philadelphia to implement the model, which "tries to make the family an extension of the defense team."
Money Moves: These Philly impact orgs received a collective $3,921,660 in grants this fall funding

Nov. 15, 2018 12:53 pm

Money Moves: These Philly impact orgs received a collective $3,921,660 in grants this fall

In this first edition of a new column tracking philanthropic and corporate giving, read about local funds supporting college access programs, youth diversion advocacy, solar energy training and more. (There's a donated house in there, too.)
Philadelphia just won $1 million to create a trauma-informed Hub for Juvenile Justice Services funding

Oct. 29, 2018 9:18 pm

Philadelphia just won $1 million to create a trauma-informed Hub for Juvenile Justice Services

The facility would "provide more services to our young people and also, where appropriate, offer more opportunities for diversion out of the system."
Philly’s new jail population reduction goal: 50 percent in 5 years funding

Oct. 24, 2018 11:04 am

Philly’s new jail population reduction goal: 50 percent in 5 years

The city just got another $4 million from the MacArthur Foundation to advance its criminal justice reform work, in addition to $3.6 million received in early 2016.
Sangeeta Prasad wants to inject more empathy into Philly’s parole and probation systems people

Oct. 8, 2018 12:45 pm

Sangeeta Prasad wants to inject more empathy into Philly’s parole and probation systems

The new Stoneleigh Fellow and ex-public defender will work with the district attorney's office to revise the practices that keep 40,000 Philadelphians under community supervision.
No showers or mail: This is what the Pennsylvania prison lockdown was like for inmates results

Sep. 20, 2018 12:45 pm

No showers or mail: This is what the Pennsylvania prison lockdown was like for inmates

A Philadelphia man incarcerated at SCI Huntingdon shares his experience: "Just because I lost my rights of freedom, that doesn't mean I should lose my rights as a human being."
The ACLU asked Nick Cannon, Pusha T and more about criminal justice reform at Made in America results

Sep. 6, 2018 11:43 am

The ACLU asked Nick Cannon, Pusha T and more about criminal justice reform at Made in America

On behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania's Campaign for Smart Justice, Stimulus founder Tiffanie Stanard interviewed musicians and celebrities about reducing the U.S. incarceration rate.

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