This month: Trauma-informed teaching, Malcom Jenkins reports, looking back at our events and more

• Here we’re not outcasts: A three-part series on Pa.’s Lakeside School and innovative approaches to trauma-informed education

• Parole and Probation Reform Is Bigger Than Meek Mill

• MALCOLM JENKINS’ CRIMINAL JUSTICE SEASON: Profiling Frontline Dads

• Tell your friends! You can watch The Reentry Blueprint on cable and online

• MALCOLM JENKINS’ CRIMINAL JUSTICE SEASON: Profiling The Center for Returning Citizens and Why Not Prosper

• Navigating Reentry After Prison? There’s an App For That

• MALCOLM JENKINS’ CRIMINAL JUSTICE SEASON: Profiling Mothers in Charge

• Watch it one more time: The Reentry Blueprint

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The Reentry Project Monthly:
January, 2018

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Jenkins: Frontline Dads fighting to make Philadelphia safer and more just

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.

Music program inside Graterford needs funding; raises reform questions

Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it? – Generocity Philly

A unique year-old pilot music program inside Pennsylvania’s largest prison needs funding to keep going. Its early success and relationship with the state offers a look inside our appetite for – and the limits of – a new kind of criminal justice reform.

Center for Male Engagement can be a lifeline on CCP campus

One Community College student’s path from prison to arts: ‘I came out here with a goal’

As he sat in the offices of the Center for Male Engagement at the Community College of Philadelphia on a recent weekday afternoon, David Coit vowed that he would not be going back to jail anytime soon. “Being in jail, that shit sucks, bro,” Coit said. “That’s like the closest thing to hell.

Inside-Out Prison Exchange celebrates 20 years

How a Temple professor and a prison inmate started an international movement

The Inside-Out Prison Exchange, which started with Temple University classes held in a Philadelphia county jail, has endured for two decades, expanded to about 150 correctional institutions and taught a total of 30,000 “inside” and “outside” students. – Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News