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Slate takes a look at Pa.’s troubled history of wrongful convictions results

Oct. 12, 2016 11:43 am

Slate takes a look at Pa.’s troubled history of wrongful convictions

The system is broken.
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.
Gearing Up Increases Graduates of their Earn-A-Bike program by 218 Percent method

Apr. 30, 2014 12:03 pm

Gearing Up Increases Graduates of their Earn-A-Bike program by 218 Percent

The four-year old nonprofit Gearing Up has made an effort to track its community impact through comprehensive annual reports. Its latest report, looking at 2013, was released last week, and the data shows increases in participation and effectiveness. “Data is really important to Gearing Up so that we can quantify our work and learn from […]

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