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#WeNeedToWork wants government job programs for reentrants and people with disabilities method

Sep. 6, 2016 10:36 am

#WeNeedToWork wants government job programs for reentrants and people with disabilities

Subsidized job programs can help break the cycle of poverty and cut public spending. That's why Community Legal Services and Redeemed have launched an effort to introduce programs in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania at large.
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.
Returning citizens need political representation and Bill Cobb has a plan to make it happen people

Aug. 18, 2016 12:57 pm

Returning citizens need political representation and Bill Cobb has a plan to make it happen

Here's how the prison reform advocate wants to increase civic engagement among formerly incarcerated voters like himself.
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.
10 ideas from local leaders that might move criminal justice reform forward people

Jul. 28, 2016 11:32 am

10 ideas from local leaders that might move criminal justice reform forward

Five local leaders (and then some) got together to talk about how we should start rethinking what crime and punishment should look like at a DNC event hosted by The Atlantic.
Obama banned juvenile solitary confinement but here’s why it’s still alive and well method

Jul. 25, 2016 12:57 pm

Obama banned juvenile solitary confinement but here’s why it’s still alive and well

A new exhibition from California-based photographer Richard Ross is on display at the Free Library, where a handful of experts gathered to talk about juvenile solitary confinement reform in the U.S.
El Sawyer’s TED talk about his time in prison will wake you up people

Jul. 14, 2016 12:45 pm

El Sawyer’s TED talk about his time in prison will wake you up

For eight years, the Media in Neighborhoods Group cofounder's name was DC-3617.
These 300 re-entrants were sentenced to life as kids. Who will help them reintegrate? purpose

Jul. 11, 2016 9:59 am

These 300 re-entrants were sentenced to life as kids. Who will help them reintegrate?

Social services will need to figure out how to serve the 295 individuals returning to Philadelphia from life sentences they received as juveniles.
This fellowship could make El Sawyer the face of incarceration reform in Philly funding

Jul. 7, 2016 12:22 pm

This fellowship could make El Sawyer the face of incarceration reform in Philly

The Philadelphia filmmaker and educator has received a two year $100,000 grant from the New York-based foundation to continue his work surrounding mass incarceration and re-entry.

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