Calling all advocates, service providers, and women impacted by the criminal justice system!
Join us for the 2nd Annual Women in Reentry Day!
Women in Reentry Day is being organized by a powerful team of formerly incarcerated women who are advocacy fellows at the People's Paper Co-op. This spring the women are partnering with the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund for their 2nd annual Mama's Day Bail Out campaign (raising money to bail mothers out before mothers day) and
This is a Philadelphia community collaboration Of the First Judicial District; Philadelphia Bar Association; Philadelphia Police Department; ; Defender Association of Philadelphia; Philadelphia District Attorney's Office; Philadelphia Adult Probation and Parole Department; Philadelphia Sheriff's Department; Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole; Philadelphia Department of Prisons The purpose is to give adults the opportunity to address certain warrants via an expedited h
Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a dynamic nonprofit, works to improve maternal and child health and well being through the collaborative efforts of individuals, families, providers and communities. MCC seeks a self motivated individual to fill a Case Managerposition in our prison-based MOMobile program. The Case Manager will provide culturally sensitive group education and case management to pregnant and newly parenting incarcerated and formally incarcerated women. Services
The Office of Adult Education (OAE) welcomes you to our new suite in Two Penn Center to celebrate National Volunteer Month and the OAE-trained volunteers who tutor hundreds of adult learners in Philadelphia year-round. This year, nearly 300 volunteers completed OAE’s Tutor Now trainings, adding to the 100+ volunteers who are actively volunteering their time, knowledge, skills and passions to tutor adults in neighborhoods and communities citywide. Joins us in celebrating the d
Drexel Medical School has a new initiative bringing second year medical students into the community to provide health education, screening, health coaching, and basic health system navigation. Students have 8 afternoons available from September through January. If you have interest in bringing this program to your clients please contact Elissa Goldberg, MSS, LSW at firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 18, 2018 Michael Tannenbaum The Philly Voice The Philadelphia Department of Prisons revealed plans on Wednesday to close its nearly century-old House of Correction in 2020, marking the next step in a broader effort to dramatically reduce the city's prison population. Located on State Road in Holmesburg, the House of Correction has been in continuous operation since 1927. City officials said the facility's constant maintenance needs and outdated security features make it
By CSG Justice Center Staff Last week, the U.S. Congress approved the $1.3 trillion Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Appropriations bill that would set government funding through Sep. 30, 2018. The bill provides $30.3 billion for the Department of Justice (DOJ) and includes $2.9 billion for various state and local law enforcement assistance grant programs. The bill increases funding for the Second Chance Act, from $68 million in FY17 to $85 million in FY18. The Second Chance Act, whi
The CSG Justice Center produced 50 state-specific workbooks that contain more than 60 data visualizations showing historical trends and data comparisons related to crime, arrests, recidivism, and correctional populations, and provide policymakers with key questions to help identify opportunities to increase public safety. Top officials from every state contributed to the research effort that culminated in these workbooks, which were developed to provide a framework for discus