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Grace Shallow

21 November 2018

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Participatory defense, is a model that integrates the family into the legal defense of someone being prosecuted for a crime. Loved ones can bring in evidence like photos and records that speak to the character of the ...

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Grace Shallow

8 August 2018

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP) works with Philadelphia families to improve outcomes for low-income children. By bringing educational materials and lessons into the home, the service providers, who are all from the c...

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Malcolm Burnley

16 November 2017

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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A program called Circles in Vermont is built on the idea that it takes an entire community to help sex offenders reintegrate back into a community. Circles is also used in other states and countries and creates suppor...

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Julie Zeglen

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14 November 2017

Pennsylvania, United States

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"Songs in the Key of Free" is a program in a Pennsylvania prison brings together inmates to play music and write songs that they perform inside, while professional musicians also play the songs in venues outside priso...

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Julie Zeglen

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28 September 2017

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Quaker City Coffee Company taps into the skills and expertise of formerly incarcerated people while providing much needed jobs. The company is small, but it aims to serve as a model for other such efforts to help ex-c...

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Christopher Wink

9 May 2017

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Activists, and lawmakers have been proposing ideas for prisoner reentry, or supporting former prisoners by finding work, housing, and healthcare, in order to reduce the trend of prisoners being released, committing an...

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Tony Abraham

9 March 2017

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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The Reentry Think Tank in Philadelphia brings a badly needed component to the world of services helping inmates reintegrate back into society: The experiences of actual former inmates. The nonprofit created fellowshi...

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Tony Abraham

21 February 2017

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Two, separate coalitions in Philadelphia, whose aim is to lower recidivism rates, joined into one. Aviva Tevah, the director of the coalition, will have to merge the vision and goals of the 80 plus members. “We set ne...

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Donte Kirby

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10 January 2017

Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, United States

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The popularity of the podcast has skyrocketed in recent years, but minorities remain drastically underrepresented in the field, as with most media realms. Contemporary Black Canvas was created to help encourage people...

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