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Reforming the justice system from a courtroom isn’t cutting it for Keir Bradford-Grey people

Sep. 29, 2016 12:54 pm

Reforming the justice system from a courtroom isn’t cutting it for Keir Bradford-Grey

The conversation on criminal justice reform is moving forward, but the Defender Association chief wants to see more intervention in the child welfare system.
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.
That recidivism technology Philadelphia is getting might not account for racist policing results

Sep. 19, 2016 9:07 am

That recidivism technology Philadelphia is getting might not account for racist policing

If it does, said Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. at a recent City Council hearing, it will "lose some accuracy." What do local advocates think? Technical.ly Philly reports.
Watch Bill Cobb press Hillary Clinton on the 1994 crime bill people

Sep. 13, 2016 8:19 am

Watch Bill Cobb press Hillary Clinton on the 1994 crime bill

Once on ABC and again on MSNBC.
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.
Ceciley Bradford-Jones is working toward a reentry system where providers stay in their lanes people

Sep. 8, 2016 12:49 pm

Ceciley Bradford-Jones is working toward a reentry system where providers stay in their lanes

The Center for Employment Opportunities director has a vision for a more cohesive reentry nonprofit community, free from competitive thinking.
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.
Urban Creators cofounder Alex Epstein is a national finalist for this social innovation fellowship people

Aug. 11, 2016 12:45 pm

Urban Creators cofounder Alex Epstein is a national finalist for this social innovation fellowship

The 25-year old social entrepreneur is one of 11 finalists for the Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Fellowship in Chicago.
HuffPo paid Urban Creators a visit to highlight the group’s radical work purpose

Aug. 4, 2016 10:26 am

HuffPo paid Urban Creators a visit to highlight the group’s radical work

A video reporter stopped by Life Do Grow Farm to chat with workers about food security, re-entry and social change.
How two frustrated Philly judges are trying to keep former inmates out of prison results

Aug. 2, 2016 8:07 am

How two frustrated Philly judges are trying to keep former inmates out of prison

Founded by judges Michael Erdos and Lisa Rau, the MENTOR Program expects its pilot to graduate 14 out of 26 participants. Program Director Carly Friedman is optimistic.

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