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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.
There’s still time to be part of ‘Art as Resistance’ exhibit purpose

Jun. 12, 2019 4:06 pm

There’s still time to be part of ‘Art as Resistance’ exhibit

If  you create sculpture, drawings, painting, fashion or digital art exploring restorative justice and resistance, the organizers of the Institute for Community Justice exhibit want to see your work.
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.
Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the last 100 years – Part II purpose

Apr. 10, 2019 11:00 am

Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the last 100 years – Part II

Guest columnists Eric Hartman and Stephanie Keene trace the 100-year history of exclusion and racism in Philadelphia, which they say explains today's poverty and life expectancy gaps. Part II of a two-part story.
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.

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