PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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 that offers skills development, workforce readiness, job training and placement for people with criminal records.

The effort comes as African Americans rep...

August 14, 2020

Inside-Out is an international program that brings together college students and incarcerated and formerly incarcerated persons to learn together. It is a chance for all participants to gain a deeper understanding of the criminal justice system through reflection, discussion, and group projects. Learn more about the three courses below.


August 13, 2020

Juvenile Law Center is recruiting Youth Advocates for their Youth Fostering Change and Juveniles for Justice groups in the Youth Advocacy Program. Juvenile Law Center’s Youth Advocacy Program creates opportunities for youth in the child welfare and justice systems to lead advocacy efforts in their communities. Youth in these groups work to affect policy change through policy advocacy, media outreach, and public education. In t...

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

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. 

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