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September 18, 2020

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections has launched a new website intended to streamline the process of scheduling a visitation to any of their facilities. Given that the platform is new and could therefore be confusing the navigate, Pennsylvania Prison Society has off...

September 16, 2020

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Community-based nonprofits are trusted partners in providing resources, supports, and services to meet the unique needs of the Black and African American community. Yet data show there are disparities in...

September 14, 2020

Generocity: Michael Butler & Alyssa Biederman - September 11, 2020

As the job-killing COVID-19 pandemic rages, accessing unemployment benefits in recent months has been a lifeline for hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians — as well as a headache.

While i...

September 14, 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Madusa Carter - September 9, 2020

As an organizer, I often work with people who are incarcerated. On a regular day, they face huge challenges. But in recent weeks, I’ve heard especially troubling stories about lack of PPE, soap, and health car...

September 14, 2020

Date: October 7th, 10am - 11:30am

In 2019, the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons completely revamped their application process for both pardons and commutations. The process is entirely free, the application is only four pages long, and vastly underutilized by people in Phi...

August 31, 2020

The Philadelphia Tribune: Ayana Jones - August 28, 2020

A new initiative aims to help formerly incarcerated individuals transition back into the community and secure employment.

The Urban League of Philadelphia has launched Out4Good, a four-week comprehensive program tha...

August 25, 2020

This Monday, Urban Creators launched their new website, as well as a series of resource lists for individuals, families, educators, and activists. Urban Creators is a platform for radical and collaborative imagination. Since 2010 they have used food, art, and education...

August 14, 2020

Amazon is a second chance employer that hires individuals with criminal backgrounds. They do conduct criminal background checks as part of the hiring process.  Results of each screening are handled on a case-by-case basis for an individualized assessment of the candida...

August 12, 2020

The Face to Face Legal Center is Open!

Please join us in the Face to Face parking lot from 12 to 1:30 PM for free legal services

Mondays: general legal intake & expungement intake

Thursdays: general legal intake & birth certificate applications

Everyday by telephone: (215)...

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