The City of Philadelphia is partnering with Heartland Alliance to plan a new, innovative violence prevention pilot in a selected Philadelphia community, based on the lessons learned from Heartland’s READI Chicago initiative. You’re invited to participate in a virtual stakeholder feedback session to learn more about READI Chicago and provide input on how a similar program could be designed to meet the needs of Philadelphia communities experiencing gun violence. Please join us
If you are an organization whose program participants will greatly benefit from a refurbished computer please click here to submit your request to Temple. The computers should go to deserving individuals who need this resource to take full advantage of your programs. Learners in 19122 or 19121 zip codes have priority for the next two months. To submit a request, click here.
About the Phoebus Criminal Justice Initiative The Phoebus Criminal Justice Initiative provides grants to organizations using community organizing for criminal justice reform. Grantees target issues that include (but are not limited to) police accountability, racially biased sentencing policies, growth of the for-profit prison industry, criminalization of youth, and the death penalty. The Phoebus Criminal Justice Initiative makes grants to community groups that are building a
The number of people incarcerated in Pennsylvania state prisons is the lowest it’s been in 20 years. Last week, Governor Wolf touted efforts by his administration that have reduced the prison population by 8,300 since the beginning of the pandemic.
While this reduction is a major step in the right direction, Pennsylvania’s efforts to decarcerate during the pandemic still came up far short of what other states were able to achieve.
The Prison Society is teaming up with our s
An Inside-Out Global Town Hall on Reimagining Justice What We Can Learn from the T.V. Series “Philly D.A.” October 19th, 2021 - 2:00 to 4:30 PM EST Inside-Out is sponsoring a very exciting Zoom event on Tuesday, October 19th, 2 - 4:30pm EST. This special “global town hall” is on Reimagining Justice, and has as its centerpiece a T.V. series called “Philly D.A.” — about Larry Krasner, Philadelphia’s progressive District Attorney (who will be joining us for the event). The eight