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Girl Develop It led coding classes in a Delaware women’s prison purpose

Feb. 1, 2018 10:26 am

Girl Develop It led coding classes in a Delaware women’s prison

The tech education nonprofit taught 12 women at Baylor Women's Correctional Institution to build their own websites — sans internet.
Dine and donate at the second End Mass Incarceration dinner purpose

Jan. 31, 2018 10:03 am

Dine and donate at the second End Mass Incarceration dinner

The next iteration of chef Kurt Evans' dinner series will take place at El Compadre on Feb. 18. Proceeds will go to Books Through Bars.
Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it? results

Nov. 14, 2017 12:05 pm

Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it?

A unique year-old pilot music program inside Pennsylvania’s largest prison needs funding to keep going. Its early success and relationship with the state offers a look inside our appetite for — and the limits of — a new kind of criminal justice reform.
Defender Association of Philadelphia has reform on its mind people

Nov. 2, 2017 10:17 am

Defender Association of Philadelphia has reform on its mind

Curt Watkins of the Adult Social Services unit shares how the organization is working for better outcomes for its clients.
This van service for prison visits is rebuilding Philly families, one ride at a time purpose

Aug. 23, 2017 8:34 am

This van service for prison visits is rebuilding Philly families, one ride at a time

West Philadelphia native Crystal Wyatt's business, Ride and Rebuild, does more than drive families to and from prisons. It's supporting the women who support incarcerated men.
This museum exhibit tells the story of everyday items made by prison labor purpose

Aug. 21, 2017 9:24 am

This museum exhibit tells the story of everyday items made by prison labor

Temple graduate students Holly Genovese and Joana Arruda helped curate the exhibit at Eastern State Penitentiary called "Made in the U.S.A."
Hannah Sassaman of Media Mobilizing Project is a 2017 Soros Justice Fellow people

Jul. 28, 2017 9:15 am

Hannah Sassaman of Media Mobilizing Project is a 2017 Soros Justice Fellow

The fellowship from Open Society Foundations focuses on those who've done work in addressing issues regarding mass incarceration in the U.S.
Here’s a look at reentry issues through the eyes of formerly incarcerated women purpose

Jul. 10, 2017 5:28 pm

Here’s a look at reentry issues through the eyes of formerly incarcerated women

PhillyCAM shared scenes from the People's Paper Co-op's Women in Reentry Day.
Here’s how Philly is doing so far in reducing its prison population results

Jun. 13, 2017 11:23 am

Here’s how Philly is doing so far in reducing its prison population

Programs implemented since the city received millions in funds toward this initiative have contributed to a decrease from more than 8,000 in 2015 to 6,604 at the end of May.
June is now Reentry Awareness Month in Philadelphia purpose

Jun. 1, 2017 10:10 am

June is now Reentry Awareness Month in Philadelphia

Jean Friedman-Rudovsky of The Reentry Project shares what the collaborative news initiative has been working on and what's to come this month.

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