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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...
Today we trade fear for sanctuary

Today we trade fear for sanctuary

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner Inauguration: “Today we start the long road towards empowering and protecting some of our most vulnerable witnesses and survivors: immigrants that lack legal status so that they like other vulnerable groups – young...