February 5, 2019 - PHENND WHAT: Temple University will host its 13th annual Neighborhood Job Fair, the LARGEST citywide job fair in Philadelphia! The Annual Neighborhood Job Fair has gained widespread popularity over the past decade as it appeals to thousands of job seeking candidates throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. WHEN: Thursday, May 16, 2019, 9am-1pm LOCATION: STAR Complex, 1816 North 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19121 (corner of 15th & Montgomery Avenue). Each
"We, the Media Justice fellows are artists, activists, advocates, story tellers and journalists dedicated to making a difference" This is the beginning of the vision statement the Reentry Think Tank's new Media Justice Fellows recited during their Pitch Event on April 24th. The event, which took place in the Philadelphia Inquirer Building, invited editors and journalists from Philadelphia's numerous media outlets to meet with the fellows, hear about their lives and story idea
APRIL 29, 2019, by Melina Druga - Pennsylvania Business Report Nine of Pennsylvania’s 25 prisons offer inmates heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) training and the opportunity to earn National Center for Construction Education & Research certificates. The training is offered through the Department of Corrections’ (DOC) Bureau of Correction Education. “Every year the DOC releases 19,000 individuals back into their communities following incarceration,” Corrections
Regional Manager, The Petey Greene Program in Philadelphia Application Deadline May 24, 2019 Start Date July 1, 2019 Salary $45,000 - $55,000 About the Organization The Petey Greene Program supplements educational programming in prisons, jails, detention centers, and youth prisons by providing free, quality tutoring to incarcerated people. They work to promote academic achievement in prison Benefits Health, dental and vision insurance, short and long-term disability, excellen
The Philadelphia Reentry Coalition will host its 2nd Annual Reentry Celebration and Awards Ceremony during Reentry Month on June 6th! If you have any questions, contact Nia Kaudo, firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
SAVE THE DATE! Stand in Solidarity with Women In Reentry Join the People's Paper Co-Op for the 3rd annual Women in Reentry Day which is being organized by a group of powerhouses, the spring 2019 Women in Reentry Advocacy Fellows at the People's Paper Co-op! What is Women in Reentry Day? This spring, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund, the women at the PPC are organizing pop-up exhibits, campaigns, and events to help raise awareness and funds to help ba
April 16, 2019 - PHENND PEN America Accepting Applications for Writing for Justice Fellowships Founded in 1922, PEN America champions the freedom to write, recognizes the power of the word to transform the world, and works to unite writers and their allies to celebrate creative expression and defend the liberties that make it possible. To that end, the organization is accepting applications for the PEN America Writing for Justice Fellowship, which seeks to harness the power o
Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center and JustLeadershipUSA, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance As reentry practitioners and justice advocates have been celebrating Second Chance Month for the past two weeks, social media has been buzzing with organizations highlighting their efforts to help people transitioning from incarceration back into the community. We want you to be involved, too.
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March 29, 2019, Fred Burd - The Reporter It is such a pleasure to go to the theater and see a new work that is smart, compassionate, deep, entertaining, and riveting. Philadelphia Theatre has such a play now in its new show, “How to Catch Creation.” Having played first in Chicago this winter, it is making its East Coast premiere. It’s a play not to be missed. Six African-American characters act and interact with each other and with their pasts as they try to figure out their