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Philly’s Prison Summit Suggests: Women Of Wakanda!

Philly’s Prison Summit Suggests: Women Of Wakanda!

In the spirit of Women’s History Month, which was preceded by an amazing Black History Month, The Institute for Community Justice would like to keep that momentum going! Join us on March 26, 2018 from 2:00 pm -3:30 pm at: The Institute for Community Justice. Contact...

Spotlight On: Philadelphia’s De/Incarceration Effort

Did you know that: a $3.5 million grant from the MacArthur Foundation was awarded to the city [of Philadelphia] in 2016 aimed at reducing Philadelphia’s jail population — one of the highest incarceration rates of any major U.S. city? Standing at the intersectionality...
Criminal Justice Reform: Cash Bail v

Criminal Justice Reform: Cash Bail v

Re/Post: PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia’s top prosecutor will no longer seek jail time before conviction for those charged with what he says are low-level offenses, including prostitution. A spokesman for Krasner says they will examine cases individually and any...
Criminal Justice Reform: Cash Bail v

Criminal Justice Reform: Cash Bail iv

Philly DA Larry Krasner won’t seek cash bail in certain crimes. Re/Post: February 21, 2018 Article by Chris Palmer, Staff Writer @cs_palmer | cpalmer@phillynews.com Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said Wednesday that prosecutors would no longer seek...
Criminal Justice Reform: Cash Bail v

Criminal Justice Reform: Cash Bail iii

Currently, the United States is undergoing historic criminal justice reform. Cash bail is one component being reviewed and eradicated, generating change in a system that has been intact not just for decades, but centuries. This is the third in a series of articles...