December 18, 2019

Marc Levy - December 18, 2019

Pennsylvania enacted a new law Wednesday that is designed to limit the stays of lower-risk offenders in prison in its latest effort to reduce the state’s prison population and to stop first-time offenders from becoming repeat offenders.


October 18, 2019

"The Mayor of Graterford" Film Screening

A screening and dialogue exploring life without parole sentences and the realities of serving life in prison.

The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program and the Criminal Justice Society at Temple University welcome you to attend a fre...

October 2, 2019

‘Our Voice Still Matters’: Philly Looks to Register People on Probation and Parole to Vote

Miles Bryan - October 1, 2019

Diane Duffin pays attention to politics. She’s worried about federal funding for Medicaid and Social Security, and is skeptical of President Donald Tr...

October 1, 2019

Responding to Redemption: Reconsidering Life Without Parole Sentences in Pennsylvania with FAMM

October 1, 2019, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Pennsylvania has more than 5,400 people serving life without parole sentences, and many of them are aging or ill, have rehabilitated th...

September 13, 2019

Should Gov. Wolf Release These 9 Prison Lifers? The Board of Pardons Thinks So

Samantha Melamed - September 13, 2019

Since Gov. Tom Wolf took office in 2015, he has commuted the life sentences of 11 men and women. That amounts to just 0.2% of Pennsylvania’s 5,450 prison...

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 8, 2019

Parole Reforms Rely on Families and Communities of Returning Citizens to Pick Up Responsibility for Care and Supervision

Vanessa A Masarro - May 2, 2019

The last decade has seen a leveling off of prison populations in the United States. Professor Vanessa A. Massaro write...

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