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July 9, 2019

June 26, 2019 - Andrea Cipriano - The Crime Report

Brian Ferguson, director for the District of Columbia Mayor’s Office on Returning Citizen Affairs, has a simple answer to anyone who wonders why ordinary Americans should care about programs aimed at helping the formerl...

June 27, 2019

Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

While men compromise the overwhelming proportion of people in prison for life, the number of women serving life sentences is rising more quickly than it is for men. Nationwide one of every 15 women in prison — nearly 7,000 w...

June 18, 2019

Probation and parole are designed to lower prison populations and help people succeed in the community. New data show they are having the opposite effect.

Until now, national data regarding the impact of probation violations on prison populations have been unavailable,...

May 21, 2019

May 21, 2019 - PHENND

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Invites Proposals for Partnering with Systems to Disrupt Dehumanization Program

Through a broad set of investments collectively called Forward Promise, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation works to expand and promote the...

April 15, 2019

"Here at AL DIA, we’ve put our passion for building, thriving, multicultural communities to work by developing the city’s first career fair focused on workforce equity.

For the 18th consecutive year, AL DIA is welcoming partnerships with local companies to connect...

April 4, 2019

The 2019 StartupPHL Venture Program is designed to support startup companies run by entrepreneurs from socially or economically disadvantaged backgrounds. This grant program provides funding for technology or technology-enabled ventures that may not have access to trad...

March 19, 2019

March 14, 2019, Michael D'Onofrio - The Philadelphia Tribune

Philadelphia’s hometown rapper Meek Mill brought his message of criminal justice reform to City Hall Thursday.

And City Council responded by honoring Mill with a proclamation designating Friday through Sunday a...

February 12, 2019

February 12, 2019 - PHENND

USA Today Network Accepting Applications for ‘A Community Thrives’ Program

With a print readership of nearly 2.6 million, USA Today is a daily newspaper that operates as the flagship of the media and marketing company Gannett. Founded in 1982,...

October 25, 2018

October 24, 2018, Julie Zeglen - Generocity

The MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge has picked Philadelphia as a recipient of its latest round of grants.

The new $4 million grant — the largest of this round — is a follow-up to a 2016 grant worth $...

October 10, 2018

The JPMorganChase AdvancingCities Challenge is a five-year initiative to invest in solutions that bolster the long-term vitality of the world’s cities and the communities within them that have not benefited from economic growth. The Challenge will make investments in c...

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