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. The Washington Post: Emmanuel Felton | September 28, 2021 The pitched battle over the landscape of American democracy for the next decade is underway in state capitals across the country, as lawmakers begin drawing lines for congressional and state legislative districts based on the 2020 Census. And there is
Paving the Way Home An Evaluation of the Returning Citizens Stimulus Program 09/2021 Ivonne Garcia, Margaret Hennessy, Erin Jacobs Valentine, Jedediah Teres, Rachel Sander Each year in the United States, about 600,000 people are released from state and federal prisons, and millions more are released from local jails. These men and women—known as “returning citizens”—face a tough transition to the community. Often with few financial resources, they must address their day-to-da
Position Description The Visitor Coordinator has overall responsibility for the recruitment, training, support, supervision and retention of 400+ volunteers who visit people incarcerated in federal and military prisons across the United States. The successful candidate will have experience with volunteer coordination, excellent communication skills, experience in developing and presenting live and online training, proficiency with technology and social media, and commitment t
First Tuesday evening of every month Exciting news -- For the first time in over a year,
The Searchlight Series is LIVE and IN PERSON!
The Incarceration Nation Network's "The Writing on the Wall on Wheels" rolls onto Eastern State's baseball field for a live screening on a vibrant, mobile display.
Free! Doors open at 5:30 pm. Seating is limited, space is plentiful.
You don't want to miss this!
Can't join us in person? We'll also be streaming on Zoom and Facebook. “Corre
The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, has launched its sixteenth annual Housing for Everyone grant competition in support of local housing nonprofit organizations’ efforts to aid affordable housing providers’ delivery of critical resident services to individuals and families in need. According to the foundation, the COVID-19 pandemic has created an increased demand for affordable housing, straining resources and forcing providers to expand their
The Department of Justice today announced that the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), a component of the department’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP), has awarded almost $187 million to support state, local and tribal public safety and community justice activities. The awards, from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, are going to all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the territories of American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, P
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. WSKG: Katie Meyer | September 23, 2021 PHILADELPHIA, PA (WHYY) — The commission charged with redrawing Pennsylvania’s House and Senate maps has backtracked on a provision of a major “prison gerrymandering” decision it made last month — voting to narrow the number of state prisoners it will count as residents
Join the Office of Homeless Services (OHS) on Wednesday, September 29 from 9:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. for a provider briefing about the new Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHV). This session is for homeless service system providers who work directly with individuals and families experiencing homelessness or who are living in homeless housing, including outreach, shelter and transitional housing providers, rapid rehousing providers, permanent supportive housing providers, and behaviora