Click Here To Register Date/ Time: December 2nd, 2pm EST There are a number of access points for racism to creep into our civil and criminal justice systems. Individuals may find themselves caught in one or the other system, or both: many individuals in the criminal justice system have civil justice system stressors like housing or employment, and ensuring a “whole-person” approach and collaborative tactics might go a long way in ensuring the best outcome. Join civil and crim
SpotlightPA: Joseph Darius Jaafari - November 11, 2020 A serious coronavirus outbreak is unfolding inside the Pennsylvania prison facility for medically vulnerable inmates diagnosed with cancer or other health problems, and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are urgently pushing for a release plan. Four inmates at the Laurel Highlands facility in Somerset are currently in the hospital, and the facility reported its first death of the pandemic last week. In total, one-fifth
The Philadelphia Tribune: Aaron Moselle WHYY - November 21, 2020 Every afternoon, state Secretary of Corrections John Wetzel gets a map in his inbox that shows the spread of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania over the last seven days. During the spring surge in April, the maps showed large clusters of positive cases in the four corners of the state, affecting just a handful of prisons that are part of the state system. During the current fall surge where cases have topped 12 million na
On November 13th, Philadelphia CareerLink - in partnership with Philadelphia OIC, Episcopal Community Services, Office of Reentry Partnerships, Education Works, and Urban League - hosted a job fair promoting job opportunities from over 15 fair chance employers.
Since the pandemic started, opportunities for people working in reentry to connect have been severely limited. In response to this, PRC will be hosting a series of bi-weekly networking events open to all members of the Coalition.
During the meetings, you'll be sorted into multiple breakout rooms where you'll be able to connect with others working in the field of reentry. Some prompting questions will be provided, but this space is primarily for you all to use however you'd l