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It’s been a good week for these GoodCompany Ventures alums results

Oct. 6, 2016 8:03 am

It’s been a good week for these GoodCompany Ventures alums

The Guardian took a look at Chicago-based prison education startup Edovo, and Pittsburgh-based eco-retailer Thread partnered with three big brands.
Reforming the justice system from a courtroom isn’t cutting it for Keir Bradford-Grey people

Sep. 29, 2016 12:54 pm

Reforming the justice system from a courtroom isn’t cutting it for Keir Bradford-Grey

The conversation on criminal justice reform is moving forward, but the Defender Association chief wants to see more intervention in the child welfare system.
Here’s the technology wiping criminal records at those new expungement clinics results

Sep. 29, 2016 8:07 am

Here’s the technology wiping criminal records at those new expungement clinics

Community Legal Services attorney Mike Hollander built the Expungement Generator in 2011 to streamline the process.
A year later, inmates who met Pope Francis are still caught in the justice system people

Sep. 27, 2016 12:35 pm

A year later, inmates who met Pope Francis are still caught in the justice system

According to Pennsylvania law, defendants are guaranteed a trial within 12 months. Brandan Hargrose has been waiting over two years.
What we’re really saying when we talk about social change purpose

Sep. 9, 2016 12:55 pm

What we’re really saying when we talk about social change

We demand it in times of civil unrest, but what can contemporary social change look like in — specifically for urban communities of color? A few local leaders break through the ambiguity.
This Penn study reveals more bad news about the impacts of time spent incarcerated results

Aug. 22, 2016 3:03 pm

This Penn study reveals more bad news about the impacts of time spent incarcerated

Can't make bail? That's time in jail before your trial — and a 30 percent higher chance of committing a more serious felony upon release.
Why juvenile solitary confinement still happens in Pa. despite federal and state bans purpose

Aug. 16, 2016 11:09 am

Why juvenile solitary confinement still happens in Pa. despite federal and state bans

Loopholes surrounding terminology and definitions have allowed juvenile solitary confinement to persist. The Inquirer reports on the issue locally.
How two frustrated Philly judges are trying to keep former inmates out of prison results

Aug. 2, 2016 8:07 am

How two frustrated Philly judges are trying to keep former inmates out of prison

Founded by judges Michael Erdos and Lisa Rau, the MENTOR Program expects its pilot to graduate 14 out of 26 participants. Program Director Carly Friedman is optimistic.
Obama banned juvenile solitary confinement but here’s why it’s still alive and well method

Jul. 25, 2016 12:57 pm

Obama banned juvenile solitary confinement but here’s why it’s still alive and well

A new exhibition from California-based photographer Richard Ross is on display at the Free Library, where a handful of experts gathered to talk about juvenile solitary confinement reform in the U.S.
El Sawyer’s TED talk about his time in prison will wake you up people

Jul. 14, 2016 12:45 pm

El Sawyer’s TED talk about his time in prison will wake you up

For eight years, the Media in Neighborhoods Group cofounder's name was DC-3617.

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