NEWS+UPDATES

We'll do our best to keep you informed with updates from the Coalition, and news stories related to reentry in Pennsylvania or the Philadelphia region (including when our members get highlighted!).  

July 31, 2020

CBS3 Philly - July 30, 2020

City officials have extended an eviction moratorium in Philadelphia until next year. The Philadelphia Housing Authority said Thursday it’ll be in place until March 15, 2021.

The PHA said it wants the city’s 80,000 low-income residents who have been “disproportionately impacted” by the pandemic to be assured their housing will not be a concern for the rest of the uncertainty.

“The federal eviction morat...

July 30, 2020

What is women's fellowship?
women's fellowship is a 10-month, cohort-based program that provides Women of Color who have personally experienced incarceration or detention and or of a close loved one, with the tools they need to engage in strategic discussions and partnerships to shape policy decisions and establish how power is attained and wielded at home, work, and their communities by centering healing in the midst of trans...

July 28, 2020

Program Description:

Students Run Philly Style is a 501(c)3 with a mission to transform lives through mentorship and long-distance running. Since 2004, Students Run Philly Style has supported youth in 6th - 12th grade as they train with mentors to meet an often unimaginable challenge: running a long-distance race. The courage and effort required to run a long-distance race, the unfailing support of a caring mentor, and the thr...

July 28, 2020

Job Description

The City of Philadelphia is seeking a full-time Gun Violence Intervention (GVI) Case Manager to provide day to day social services coordination and management support to the GVI Program. The National Network for Safe Communities’ GVI has repeatedly demonstrated that violence can be dramatically reduced when a partnership of community members, law enforcement, and social service providers directly engages with th...

July 28, 2020

BillyPenn: Corina Scott - July 24, 2020

Within a week of the start of the protests that continue to surge through the nation, nearly every college in the United States released a statement that supposedly reaffirmed their own commitments to racial justice and systemic change.

In the Philadelphia area, that included Drexel, Temple, Penn, Haverford, Villanova, Swarthmore and others. Unfortunately, however well-meaning, these...

July 28, 2020

Philadelphia Works, the City’s workforce development board, has partnered with the City of Philadelphia, and Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) to produce a guide to navigate free local workforce resources to grow, earn, and learn this summer. Together, our goal is to provide easy access to employment and training opportunities available to Philadelphia residents of all ages.

Volunteer reso...

July 28, 2020

$50 million in grant funding is now available to help employers provide hazard pay to employees in life-sustaining occupations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 PA Hazard Pay Grant Program is now available to help employers provide hazard pay to employees in life-sustaining occupations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hazard pay is intended to keep front-line employees working in sectors that are vital to every Pennsylva...

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