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8 local orgs crowdfunded to bail out ‘mamas’ from jail this Mother’s Day funding

May 11, 2017 10:45 am

8 local orgs crowdfunded to bail out ‘mamas’ from jail this Mother’s Day

According to the crowdfunding page for the Philly effort of National Mama’s Bail Out Day, they've raised enough to get more than 10 mothers out of jail.
Here are the 3 steps everyone agrees we need to take to tackle recidivism method

May 9, 2017 10:04 am

Here are the 3 steps everyone agrees we need to take to tackle recidivism

It's simple: Arrest fewer people. Focus on reentry. Replicate what works. Now who has the political will?
District attorney candidates squared off at Philly Set Go’s millennial town hall purpose

Apr. 14, 2017 12:27 pm

District attorney candidates squared off at Philly Set Go’s millennial town hall

Proceeds from the event went to Community Legal Services.
The penal system is failing deaf inmates. Here’s what advocacy groups are doing about it results

Mar. 17, 2017 12:26 pm

The penal system is failing deaf inmates. Here’s what advocacy groups are doing about it

Across the country and in Philadelphia, there is ample evidence that police departments and prisons do not provide adequate resources for deaf inmates.
A civil rights lawyer with a priority to decarcerate has entered Philly’s DA race people

Feb. 9, 2017 6:03 pm

A civil rights lawyer with a priority to decarcerate has entered Philly’s DA race

Civil rights lawyer Lawrence Krasner wants to decarcerate, axe the death penalty and reform the bail system.
10 things you should know about reentry in Philadelphia purpose

Jan. 31, 2017 12:41 pm

10 things you should know about reentry in Philadelphia

The people, facts and figures — and why it's a good thing there's no “face of reentry” in Philly.
Philly reentry advocate Bill Cobb is heading to the ACLU people

Jan. 26, 2017 10:16 am

Philly reentry advocate Bill Cobb is heading to the ACLU

The Redeemed founder and Defender Association board member is now a deputy director with the organization's Campaign for Smart Justice.
How this federal ‘family only’ prison policy is playing out in Philly purpose

Dec. 13, 2016 8:08 am

How this federal ‘family only’ prison policy is playing out in Philly

Prison visits are proven to reduce recidivism rates, but a new federal policy is keeping inmates from their loved ones. Philly criminal defense attorney Dana Bazelon explains how for Vox.
Bill Cobb is now on the board of the Defender Association people

Dec. 12, 2016 10:25 am

Bill Cobb is now on the board of the Defender Association

The nonprofit founder brings important perspective as a reentrant and advocate for the rights of returning citizens.
Livestream this Mural Arts event happening inside Graterford purpose

Nov. 30, 2016 7:37 am

Livestream this Mural Arts event happening inside Graterford

Mural Arts Guild Program is hosting high-profile artists at the prison to kick off "Voices," a project hoping to draw attention to incarceration reform.

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