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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.
Work can keep Chris Catona out of prison. His past won’t let him keep a job people

Jan. 27, 2017 12:57 pm

Work can keep Chris Catona out of prison. His past won’t let him keep a job

Catona sold weed to feed his heroin addiction and went to prison. He worked, got clean, went to school and learned to train dogs. Yet, he can't keep a job to save his life — literally.
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.
This nonprofit is recording an album of songs written by Graterford inmates purpose

Jan. 5, 2017 12:49 pm

This nonprofit is recording an album of songs written by Graterford inmates

Meet Songs in the Key of Free, a fledgling organization that has partnered with the Curtis Institute and Mural Arts to bring Graterford its first music program in 10 years.
A year later, inmates who met Pope Francis are still caught in the justice system people

Sep. 27, 2016 12:35 pm

A year later, inmates who met Pope Francis are still caught in the justice system

According to Pennsylvania law, defendants are guaranteed a trial within 12 months. Brandan Hargrose has been waiting over two years.
How a dog, a dream and a death showed Rob Rosa life beyond bars people

Sep. 9, 2016 10:08 am

How a dog, a dream and a death showed Rob Rosa life beyond bars

Rosa was incarcerated for 12 years. Now he's the vice president of prison programs at New Leash On Life USA.
This mother built a business around trips to see her imprisoned friends and family people

Aug. 26, 2016 8:03 am

This mother built a business around trips to see her imprisoned friends and family

Jane Hainey's at-your-door shuttle service, Duals Round Trip Transportation, takes Philadelphians to visit area prisons.

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