Reentry Month 2017 Archives - Generocity Philly

Reentry Month 2017

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.
Predictive policing software is a small sliver of the police reform puzzle results

Jan. 30, 2017 7:51 am

Predictive policing software is a small sliver of the police reform puzzle

Nature.com takes a look at accountability and public safety outcomes in current crime-forecasting technology (and shouts out Azavea's HunchLab suite).
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.
How this Rastafarian-Quaker and Mutulu Shakur protégé is fighting for returning citizens in Philly people

Jan. 26, 2017 12:55 pm

How this Rastafarian-Quaker and Mutulu Shakur protégé is fighting for returning citizens in Philly

The Center for Returning Citizens founder has a different vision for prison reform and reentry in Philadelphia's Black communities.
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.
Keir Bradford-Grey was mulling a run for district attorney people

Jan. 18, 2017 11:30 am

Keir Bradford-Grey was mulling a run for district attorney

Philly's public defender was courted by billionaire George Soros, but decided against making a run for office.
Here’s what’s on the horizon for Green City Works in 2017 purpose

Jan. 16, 2017 11:19 am

Here’s what’s on the horizon for Green City Works in 2017

The University City District nonprofit is all about putting local unemployed residents to work — including those with records.
Learn how to earn tax credits for hiring returning citizens at this event purpose

Jan. 9, 2017 7:19 am

Learn how to earn tax credits for hiring returning citizens at this event

Episcopal Community Services is hosting an info session for employers about available tax credits. Here's Program Manager Jessica Main's case for why you should go.
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.
Why the Office of Reintegration Services wants to move back to Center City results

Jan. 4, 2017 12:58 pm

Why the Office of Reintegration Services wants to move back to Center City

RISE moved to Spring Garden two years ago. "We're at low numbers," said executive director Ceciley Bradford-Jones. "We haven't had an influx of participants in a while."

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