Undergraduates in La Salle University's Department of Social Work are hoping to connect to Reentry organizations in the city of Philadelphia interested in receiving additional support. LaSalle’s MSW program begins this Fall as well so there's also the potential for graduate level interns to support. To learn more, contact Keisha Smith, the Field Coordinator for the Department of Social Work at LaSalle University: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Office of Reentry Partnerships recognizes that people released from jail in the past year may be experiencing extreme financial hardship as a result of the conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in addition to the numerous barriers associated with being incarcerated. In April, we are launching a program to provide emergency financial assistance to some Philadelphia residents released from the Philadelphia Department of Prisons since March 2020. The assistance will be
The next phase of Philadelphia’s rental assistance program is on track to launch by the end of March. City officials expect the tenant aid program to kick up right as Philadelphia courts lift a hold on evictions for nonpayment that has been in effect since the pandemic began last year. In 2020, the city spent roughly $60 million on rental assistance for all three previous phases. This phase alone will have at least $37 million more. When will applications be open? We are work
The Director of Policy and Advocacy (DPA) reports directly to the President/CEO and serves as an integral member of the senior leadership team. This senior leadership position offers an exceptional opportunity to impact the most pressing issues in criminal justice and civil rights policy today. The DPA drives JLUSA’s policy agenda, represents JLUSA before external audiences, and collaborates with JLUSA’s broad network of leaders and partners. We are seeking an experienced lea