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August 14, 2019

Eugene & Agnes E. Meyer Foundation Seeks Racial Equity in Philanthropy Fellow

The Racial Equity in Philanthropy Fellowship is a two-year, full-time paid position in the foundation’s office in Washington, D.C. The fellow will work closely with the senior director for str...

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...

December 4, 2018

December 3, 2018, Malcolm Jenkins - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Our money bail system is a travesty. Every day in Philadelphia, people who are accused but not convicted of a crime are held in jail not because they are guilty, but because they are too poor to purchase thei...

September 10, 2018

September 10, 2018, Terrell Thomas - Philadelphia Inquirer

I was a 24-year-old grad student at a private university when my friend and my relative got arrested on what I maintain was a bogus charge. The police had used an informant and insisted that I corroborate his li...

September 7, 2018

August 30, 2018, Zoe Sullivan - Next City

"Growing up in New Orleans, Daniel Tapia, 34, moved every couple of years. “I started selling drugs at a young age,” he says. “I was in the streets, and I did things I shouldn’t have done.” He has spent nearly half his life behi...

February 27, 2018

"One of the most damning features of the U.S. criminal justice system is its vast racial inequity. Black people in this country are imprisoned at more than 5 times the rate of whites; one in 10 black children has a parent behind bars, compared with about one in 60 whit...

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...

October 12, 2016

"A recent ProPublica story on risk and needs assessment asked some important questions about a particular risk and needs assessment tool and the broader implications of its use. As the national discussion continues about the use and value of risk and needs assessment,...

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