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June 16, 2017

Think a letter of support from the Reentry Coalition would strengthen a grant application? Find out how to get one.
 

June 16, 2017

"Even in good economic times, many adults — particularly those with just a high school education — struggle to get and keep jobs that pay enough to support their families and permit upward mobility. At the same time, some employers have difficulty finding people with t...

June 16, 2017

The US DOL has funded a new project, the National Clean Slate Clearinghouse.  The Clearinghouse’s mission is to foster record-clearing of criminal records around the country.  The Council of State Governments Justice Center (CSG) is leading the project and is preparing...

June 15, 2017

This summer, the Philadelphia Reentry Coalition has an Art in City Hall exhibit in honor of June as Reentry Awareness Month. Rethinking Reentry Through Art  is a partnership with The Philadelphia Reentry Think Tank, The Mural Arts Restorative Justice Program, the Insti...

June 15, 2017

"Access to employment is a critical component of the support that research says helps keep people from returning to the criminal justice system, as a steady job provides financial resources and social connections that build motivation.

After a conviction, people often f...

June 14, 2017

Of the 2,000 juveniles serving life sentences around the United States, 500 come from Pennsylvania and 300 come directly from here. That means the city has produced 15 percent of the country’s so-called “juvenile-lifers." The Youth Sentencing and Reentry Project (YSRP)...

June 9, 2017

Send your photo to philareentrycoalition@gmail.com to be added to this collection

June 6, 2017

Jean Friedman-Rudovsky -- "The United States has more people with criminal backgrounds than the entire population of France. In Philadelphia, it’s estimated that between 200,000 and 300,000 residents — approximately one in every six of us — has been intimately familiar...

June 1, 2017

Through the issuance of this RFP the City of Philadelphia (“City”), through its Philadelphia Department of Prisons (“PDP”), requests proposals for the provision of computer coding program classes for the incarcerated (“inmates”) on the PDP State Road campus, and paid...

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