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As the coronavirus rages in prisons, ethical issues of crime and punishment become more compelling purpose

Aug. 17, 2020 1:44 pm

As the coronavirus rages in prisons, ethical issues of crime and punishment become more compelling

With 29 deaths for every 100,000 inmates, New Jersey has the highest COVID-19-related death rate in the nation.
Candace McKinley: Yes, #DefundthePolice. But also #FreeThemAll and #AbolishPrisons purpose

Jun. 8, 2020 11:00 am

Candace McKinley: Yes, #DefundthePolice. But also #FreeThemAll and #AbolishPrisons

Philadelphia Community Bail Fund's lead organizer outlines three actions nonprofits should be taking to "connect the uprising’s cry for justice to dismantling the entire prison industrial complex."
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.
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.
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 taxpayers should care about Philly’s $3.5M MacArthur grant funding

Apr. 14, 2016 8:22 am

Why taxpayers should care about Philly’s $3.5M MacArthur grant

The grant will fund a plan to reduce the prison population by 34 percent. That's 2,380 people currently in jail and not in jobs.
This pair of Pa. bills would help ex-offenders find gainful employment results

Apr. 13, 2016 2:27 pm

This pair of Pa. bills would help ex-offenders find gainful employment

Two identical "Clean Slate" bills were just introduced in the state Senate and House with bipartisan support.
Eastern State Penitentiary wants to know how you <em>really</em> feel about mass incarceration method

Apr. 4, 2016 2:58 pm

Eastern State Penitentiary wants to know how you really feel about mass incarceration

The museum has commissioned an interactive digital questionnaire that prompts visitors to choose one of four rationales for why prisons exist.
The city’s new fair hiring law is a big deal. Here’s why results

Mar. 16, 2016 12:35 pm

The city’s new fair hiring law is a big deal. Here’s why

Ban the Box is a big step in the right direction, but there's still lots of work to be done.

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