The Wardrobe is hosting an Open Wardrobe Event on March 24th from 11 am-5 pm. In honor of Women's History Month, they're exclusively inviting (you) the partners who serve predominantly women; The Wardrobe actively includes trans women and trans-femme people in this definition. On March 24th, both the Philadelphia and Lansdowne locations will be open for no-appointment and no- referral shopping for any woman who needs clothing. They can stop in anytime between 11 am and 5 pm t
Women and other gender-oppressed folks who are in reentry are invited to join a focus group about housing! Safe, stable and affordable housing is a big challenge for low-income people and people in reentry all across the city, and we want to understand what folks' experiences with housing have been to help inform the campaign's work. The Housing and Reentry Subcommittee will use this information to decide what campaigns to take on and what needs to change so that women and ot
Governor Tom Wolf: Press Release | March 11, 2022 First Lady Frances Wolf reiterated the Wolf Administration’s commitment to criminal justice reform and restorative justice while visiting three Philadelphia-based organizations that provide reentry programming and services to female returning citizens in Philadelphia and surrounding areas. Mrs. Wolf stopped by Why Not Prosper,Ardella’s House,and The Wardrobe to tour their spaces, learn more about their programs, and share Gove
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. TCR Staff | March 10, 2022 The number of federal inmates released early as a result of “compassionate relief” increased more than twelve-fold in 2020, according to the U.S. Sentencing Commission (USSC). In a special report assessing the impact of both the COVID-19 pandemic and the First Step Act of 2018, the
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The second round of grants are open! The Adult Education Program Support Grants are a one-time funding opportunity to support the adult education ecosystem and their learners. The grants are for Adult Education providers who connect adults (16+) with the educational opportunities necessary to improve academic skills (reading, math, writing, and HSE), English language proficiency, civic education, college and career readiness, and digital fluency, allowi
On March 11th, 2022, PRC partnered with Caitlin Seifritz from the FreeLibrary for part two of PRC's two part Grant Writing Series. This workshop provided attendees with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal. It included: The basic elements of a proposal The "do's" and "don'ts" of writing and submitting a proposal How to follow up whether the answer is yes or no Caitlin also shared a resource guide that you can access here.
This webinar will assist prospective applicants to find funding opportunities related to corrections, reentry, and reform. In this webinar, attendees will learn the primary initiatives the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) plans to fund in 2022 that support jails, prisons, the community-based organizations they work with, and experts to support them. Panelists will review BJA opportunities, along with eligibility requirements, examples of allowable uses of funding, estimated