Consensus growing on need to move more people out of prison in Philly

There is a growing consensus across political beliefs that there needs to be reductions in the number of people in prison because the monetary and societal cost is too great. This article explores the numerous initiatives underway in Pennsylvania and New Jersey to address reentry by helping people with record expungement, as well as housing, jobs, social skills and other stumbling blocks to staying out of incarceration. New Jersey has also focused on keeping people from going to prison.

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