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A suit company wants to turn Philly inmates into artisan tailors purpose

Oct. 28, 2016 12:55 pm

A suit company wants to turn Philly inmates into artisan tailors

Hong Kong-based Bonham Strand is launching in Philadelphia, spearheaded by Penn grad and social entrepreneur Jong Lee.
Here’s the inherent problem with Philly’s Reentry Coalition purpose

Oct. 20, 2016 2:43 pm

Here’s the inherent problem with Philly’s Reentry Coalition

So, 85 nonprofits and government agencies working together? Get real.
Philly inmates are getting college certificates while reducing food waste method

Oct. 20, 2016 8:04 am

Philly inmates are getting college certificates while reducing food waste

A program at Philadelphia Prison System's Holmesburg work site has inmates earning a certificate in organic agriculture, producing high quality compost for local gardens — and saving the city a boatload on landfill fees.
Pa.’s first step toward nixing life without parole could be taken this week method

Oct. 17, 2016 11:58 am

Pa.’s first step toward nixing life without parole could be taken this week

In Pa., being sentenced to life without parole is equivalent to being sentenced to death. This Tuesday, a coalition of advocates will rally in Harrisburg to support reforms once deemed nonviable.
Pay for success does not always mean ‘everybody wins’ funding

Oct. 9, 2016 1:22 pm

Pay for success does not always mean ‘everybody wins’

Neither in theory nor in practice. Pennsylvania is set to launch two pay for success programs in 2017.
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.
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.

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