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August 28, 2019

Pennsylvania Plans to Close Another Prison

Marc Levy - August 28, 2019

Pennsylvania prison officials are planning to close another prison, as the inmate population continues to decline and prison costs rise, lawmakers and union officials said Wednesday.

Prison officials b...

August 28, 2019

Community Forgiveness and Restoration Symposium

Community Forgiveness & Restoration will be hosting a symposium titled, Success Beyond the Bars that will focus on probation/parole, job opportunities, and criminal justice reform. Hosted by radio personality, Solomon Jone...

August 28, 2019

Expansion of Philly Same-Day Pay Program Doubles Job Numbers

Pat Loeb - August 27, 2019

"Philadelphia has expanded an effort to reduce panhandling by offering low-barrier employment, and dozens of people are lining up every morning for a chance to get one of the jobs. Th...

August 27, 2019

Incarcerated Women’s Working Group: Seeking Consultants for 2019-2020

The Working Group is looking to hire two formerly incarcerated women to serve as consultants. Consultants will work 4-5 hours per month over a period of 9-10 months, starting in early Fall 2019. Consu...

August 27, 2019

As part of our monthly training series, Philadelphia Reentry Coalition hosted a training by researchers from Drexel, Temple, and the PA Department of Corrections earlier this month. The training focused on the best practices involved in building and sustaining effectiv...

August 27, 2019

After Inquirer Probe, Philly Jails Will Release Prisoners Earlier and with All of Their Belongings

Pranshu Verma - August 26, 2019

"Two weeks after an Inquirer investigation revealed that the Philadelphia Department of Prisons released nearly three-quarters of people fro...

August 26, 2019

Arrest, Release, Repeat:

How Police and Jails Are Misused to Respond to Social Problems

"Police and jails are supposed to promote public safety. Increasingly, however, law enforcement is called upon to respond punitively to medical and economic problems unrelated to publ...

August 21, 2019

PHS Looking to Hire Workforce Development Manager

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) advances the well-being of the Philadelphia region by creating healthier living environments, building deeper connections between people, and increasing access to fresh food a...

August 20, 2019

Immigrant Communities Safe & Thriving

The Alfred and Mary Douty Foundation is inviting proposals for its 2019 RFP, the focus of which is Immigrant Communities Safe & Thriving. Under the RFP, grants of $20,000 per year over three years will be awarded to organizations lo...

August 20, 2019

Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program

The Ben and Jerry’s Foundation is inviting applications for its Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program.

Through the program, grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to nonprofit community-based groups in the United...

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