Up to 64,000 Philadelphia households are eligible but have not yet received their federal stimulus payment through the CARES Act passed in late March. That adds up to an estimated $77 million in relief unclaimed by Philadelphia families. While most eligible taxpayers automatically received their stimulus payment this summer, some did not receive it because they need to complete a specific form for individuals not required to file taxes. Eligible Philadelphians who have not ye
Request for Proposals Government offices and non-profit organizations involved in public policy development are invited to submit a proposal to engage a team of students in Temple University’s Master of Public Policy (MPP) program in a semester-long project beginning in January, 2021. Proposals should follow the outline summarized in this template. Key dates are: November 15, 2020: Deadline to email proposals through the link on emailed invitation. December 1, 2020: Respond
Join OHS to learn more about the new ESG funding opportunities that are available during this presentation on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. They'll focus on the requests for proposals that are out on the street for shallow rent housing, SRO-based housing, project-based rapid re-housing, and tenant-based rapid re-housing. Once registered, the confirmation page will provide details on how to join the meeting. We encourage you to add the meeting to your cale
The Atlantic: Brandon L. Garrett - October 19, 2020 In 2005, when Brett Jones was convicted of murder in Mississippi, his sentence was an automatic one: life without parole. No judge or juror could advocate for him to get anything less. Mississippi, like many other states, had adopted mandatory life without parole for first-degree murder. What makes Jones’s case, which the Supreme Court will hear next month, particularly urgent is that he was just 15 years old at the time of
Education Trust: Justice Fellows Policy Program The Education Trust (Ed Trust) is excited to launch their Justice Fellows Policy Program, a vibrant and nurturing community of practice of directly impacted, formerly incarcerated individuals. They're looking to invite six individuals who are formerly incarcerated or directly impacted to serve as Justice Fellows for the inaugural cohort. The Justice Fellows will use their experience and hard-earned expertise to inform, review, a
LeBrian Brown, who works as the Reentry Coordinator for Broad Street Ministry, has launched an prison docuseries called "With Time We Can." In the most recent episode, Michael Butler of the MANN UP program speaks incredibly bravely about being wrongfully convicted and serving 17 years because of it. He opens up about the traumatic events in his life that lead up to his incarceration, family struggles and preserving through prison by aligning himself with the MANN UP movement.