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Pa.’s new Clean Slate Law means jail time is no longer a life sentence results

Jan. 14, 2019 12:35 pm

Pa.’s new Clean Slate Law means jail time is no longer a life sentence

At least for some Pennsylvanians, like ND, who served time in the '90s for misdemeanors: "My record should be clean just like me."
Money Moves: These 29 Philly nonprofits received holiday donations totaling $918K funding

Dec. 27, 2018 7:39 am

Money Moves: These 29 Philly nonprofits received holiday donations totaling $918K

The grant funding will support causes such as youth tech education, childhood cancer research and reentry initiatives.
Sangeeta Prasad wants to inject more empathy into Philly’s parole and probation systems people

Oct. 8, 2018 12:45 pm

Sangeeta Prasad wants to inject more empathy into Philly’s parole and probation systems

The new Stoneleigh Fellow and ex-public defender will work with the district attorney's office to revise the practices that keep 40,000 Philadelphians under community supervision.
Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector people

Aug. 31, 2018 12:45 pm

Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector

Nonprofit, philanthropy, local gov and biz pros working in the fields of hiring, women in leadership, social entrepreneurship, accessibility, criminal justice, LGBTQ, sustainability, leaders of color, community development, impact investing, civic tech and volunteerism.
Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity wants more policy changes for people with criminal records purpose

Aug. 28, 2018 12:47 pm

Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity wants more policy changes for people with criminal records

Clean Slate laws are good, but Pennsylvania can do better, says Zane Johnson, managing attorney of the nonprofit that provides legal services for low-income Philadelphians.
Nominate a Philly leader of color to be recognized in Generocity’s 2018 Leader List people

Jul. 16, 2018 12:50 pm

Nominate a Philly leader of color to be recognized in Generocity’s 2018 Leader List

This August, our editorial calendar will again celebrate the local social impact sector's diversity, but we need your help.
Sustainable clothing brand Grant Blvd sews with criminal justice reform in mind funding

Jul. 12, 2018 1:16 pm

Sustainable clothing brand Grant Blvd sews with criminal justice reform in mind

The forthcoming, Philly-based social enterprise will donate a book to someone in prison for every item sold and plans to teach returning citizens to make clothes.
UPDATE: That Clean Slate bill was just signed into law in Pennsylvania results

Jun. 25, 2018 12:17 pm

UPDATE: That Clean Slate bill was just signed into law in Pennsylvania

The legislation automatically seals the records of people with misdemeanors who earn no further convictions after 10 years as well as those who have been arrested but faced no convictions.
Philadelphia Reentry Coalition’s first awards ceremony celebrated these thriving returning citizens people

Jun. 22, 2018 10:56 am

Philadelphia Reentry Coalition’s first awards ceremony celebrated these thriving returning citizens

"The Philadelphians we honored yesterday are living proof of what can happen when people have real opportunities, resources and support as they move forward with their lives after incarceration," writes Director Aviva Tevah.
Hear from an expert on Philly’s reentry ecosystem at the June TEDxPhiladelphia salon purpose

Jun. 18, 2018 12:20 pm

Hear from an expert on Philly’s reentry ecosystem at the June TEDxPhiladelphia salon

Luis "Suave" Gonzalez will share his experience as a former juvenile lifer and the many challenges facing returning citizens in Philadelphia.

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