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Tell your friends! You can watch The Reentry Blueprint on cable and online every Monday this month

The Reentry Project recently hosted “The Reentry Blueprint: Stories and Solutions from the Formerly Incarcerated” at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.

The event was intended to advance the conversation on reentry in Philadelphia by providing a platform for formerly incarcerated people to present effective models that address the challenges facing others with criminal histories.

This month, PhillyCam will air their video coverage every Monday at 1 p.m. on cable and online.

Tune in to:

Comcast 66/966HD/967

Verizon Fios 29/30

PhillyCam’s: Web Channel

 

You can also view the program anytime on our site: Watch it one more time: The Reentry Blueprint

Photo courtesy of Kriston Bethel.

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Over the last year, I’ve met countless heroes working on the frontlines of criminal justice reform, committed to making our city better. The stakes are so high. There are currently 2.7 million children in the United States with a parent in prison. Statistics show that those children have twice the risk for developing dysfunctional problems, …

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Week 16: Malcolm Jenkins’ Criminal Justice Season – The Philadelphia Citizen

As we close in on the holidays, I am reminded of my family and how much they mean to me. I reflect on past Christmas memories and how much my father and mother have meant to me, how much they molded, influenced, and prepared me for all that I am today.

Watch it one more time: The Reentry Blueprint

(Here’s an improved version of the video we previously posted.)

The Reentry Project recently hosted “The Reentry Blueprint: Stories and Solutions from the Formerly Incarcerated” at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.

The event was intended to advance the conversation on reentry in Philadelphia by providing a platform for formerly incarcerated people to present effective models that address the challenges facing others with criminal histories.

You can watch it again now thanks to this video produced by our friends at PhillyCam, one of the partnering organizations that make up The Reentry Project.