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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.
Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector people

Aug. 31, 2018 12:45 pm

Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector

Nonprofit, philanthropy, local gov and biz pros working in the fields of hiring, women in leadership, social entrepreneurship, accessibility, criminal justice, LGBTQ, sustainability, leaders of color, community development, impact investing, civic tech and volunteerism.
A group of incarcerated men funded a backpack drive for Frankford kids with their prison wages purpose

Aug. 30, 2018 12:45 pm

A group of incarcerated men funded a backpack drive for Frankford kids with their prison wages

Members of SCI Smithfield's Men of Action group, who earn about 19 cents per hour, partnered with Philadelphia FIGHT's Institute for Community Justice to orchestrate the drive benefitting students at Allen M. Stearne Elementary School.
Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity wants more policy changes for people with criminal records purpose

Aug. 28, 2018 12:47 pm

Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity wants more policy changes for people with criminal records

Clean Slate laws are good, but Pennsylvania can do better, says Zane Johnson, managing attorney of the nonprofit that provides legal services for low-income Philadelphians.
Nominate a Philly leader of color to be recognized in Generocity’s 2018 Leader List people

Jul. 16, 2018 12:50 pm

Nominate a Philly leader of color to be recognized in Generocity’s 2018 Leader List

This August, our editorial calendar will again celebrate the local social impact sector's diversity, but we need your help.
Sustainable clothing brand Grant Blvd sews with criminal justice reform in mind funding

Jul. 12, 2018 1:16 pm

Sustainable clothing brand Grant Blvd sews with criminal justice reform in mind

The forthcoming, Philly-based social enterprise will donate a book to someone in prison for every item sold and plans to teach returning citizens to make clothes.
Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth method

Jun. 28, 2018 8:48 am

Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth

Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar celebrates Pride Month by "making sure that the most vulnerable amongst us are not so consumed with survival that they cannot participate in the joy and celebrations that are integral to it."
UPDATE: That Clean Slate bill was just signed into law in Pennsylvania results

Jun. 25, 2018 12:17 pm

UPDATE: That Clean Slate bill was just signed into law in Pennsylvania

The legislation automatically seals the records of people with misdemeanors who earn no further convictions after 10 years as well as those who have been arrested but faced no convictions.

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