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July 15, 2019

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July 15, 2019

The Finery Laser Tattoo Removal To Celebrate National Tattoo Removal Day by Spotlighting Ink Program Wednesday, August 14th 2019 is National Tattoo Removal Day. In celebration of this day, we are showcasing our INK Program and will begin treatment for newly enrolled pa...

July 9, 2019

July 2, 2019,  Bobbi Booker - Generocity

Individuals with criminal records often encounter barriers to  work, decent housing and have a higher recidivism rate — and approximately 77 million Americans have a criminal record.

On Friday, June 28, Pennsylvania became the fir...

July 9, 2019

July 3, 2019, Michael Tanenbaum - The Philadelphia Inquirer

A new policy implemented by Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner will eliminate fines and fees for indigent defendants, placing a greater focus on ensuring payment of restitution in cases involving vict...

June 25, 2019

June 25, 2019 - PHENND

Please join the Philadelphia Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity for their Barriers to Re-Entry: Fines, Fees and the Criminalization of Poverty Event

Date: July 19, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: United Way, 1709 Benjamin Frankli...

June 20, 2019

A NATIONAL KNOW-YOUR-RIGHTS TOOLKIT FOR ACCESSING HOUSING WITH A RECORD

What is “Fair Chance Housing”? 

To us, Fair Chance Housing means that people with criminal records should not have to experience additional barriers to accessing housing because of their record. Ever...

June 19, 2019

June 18, 2019, Greg Agros - CBS Philly

As Philadelphia struggles for answers to end the city’s surging gun violence, officials are urging residents to look inward for solutions. One man is doing just that and his youth center is changing lives one at a time.

It’s a story...

June 10, 2019

Philadelphia’s MacArthur Safety and Justice Challenge is establishing a Community Advisory Committee (CAC) that will serve as a bridge to local communities and create a dialogue about criminal justice reform in Philadelphia.

The MacArthur Safety and Justice Challenge i...

May 23, 2019

Join CLS for a free expungment clinic during Reentry Month 2019!

Date: June 20, 2019 

Location: 1410 W. Erie Ave, Philadelphia, PA 
Time: 5:00pm -7:00pm 

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Expungements are a way to clear your criminal record.

Under Pennsylv...

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