Redemption Housing has graduated and transitioned our first cohort within our Locust House program and are seeking new potential resident candidates for this same Next Level transitional reentry housing program. Redemption Housing is seeking male returning citizens over age 18, at least 1 year removed from incarceration, currently or already completed a reputable reentry (life skills or work readiness) program, maintaining income or enrolled in school, and able to manage a cl
Why Not Prosper has recently launched an app dedicated to reentry resources. The Re-Entry and Recovery Resource App puts everything you need to connect with service providers for housing, recovery, food, legal services, employment, parenting, education, healthcare and even city services, right in the palm of your hand! If you have any feedback or would like an organization added to the resource list, please email email@example.com or call (610) 716-1113. You can download
Shuja Moore, producer of the Walkies Docuseries, is partnering with Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity (PLSE) to tell the story of what a pardon is and why our country needs to use the power more. He's looking to center the story on the experiences of an African American woman and tell the story of how one bad decision has kept her from fully participating in society, ultimately hurting not only her, but her family and the community at large. Email Shuja to learn more: s
Philadelphia CareerLink, in partnership with Philadelphia OIC, Broad Street Ministry, Episcopal Community Services, Office of Reentry Partnerships, and Education Works, hosted a job fair promoting job opportunities from over 15 fair chance employers.
Explore Opportunities Philadelphia residents may qualify for free or low-cost vocational skills training to advance their careers across various industries including healthcare, technology, construction, and more.
Note: PRC encourages the use of person first language whenever possible in referring to people with justice involvement, and people in general. To learn more, click here. US News: Wendy Netter Epstein - February 19th, 2021 Watson Gray, at 73, survived cancer and strokes but suffered from diabetes, high blood pressure and coronary heart disease. When COVID-19 hit in 2020, Gray was an inmate at Dixon Correctional Center in Dixon, Illinois. He had no ability to isolate and limit
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 li
People with a criminal record or who are currently incarcerated are eligible for the first and second stimulus checks. If you have a criminal record or are currently incarcerated and did not receive your stimulus check(s), you can claim the tax credit on your 2020 tax return. Contact Campaign for Working Families for free support in filing taxes and/or collecting your stimulus check(s). Their location at 1425 Arch Street doesn't require ID. The stimulus checks are a federal t