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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January, 2018

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

Hackathon brings together parolees, technologists and journalists to create tech prototypes for the greater good By Belinda Sharr Reentering society after spending time in jail or prison can be challenging. Finding a job with a criminal record isn’t easy, and without money to purchase clothing and s

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.

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

Photo courtesy of Kriston Bethel.

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.

This week: The Reentry Project wins Philadelphia News Award

This week: The Reentry Project wins Philadelphia News Award

• Honored: The Reentry Project wins Philadelphia News Award
• Video: Looking back at #PowerUpReentry
• Philadelphia Assembled exhibit concludes with discussion on art and societal transformations
• New location expected to make RISE more accessible

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Honored: The Reentry Project wins Philadelphia News Award

The Reentry Project was named best Non-Traditional News Provider of 2017 last night by the Philadelphia News Awards. The awards are presented by the Pen and Pencil Club, the nation’s oldest press club, in Center City Philadelphia.

Project editor Jean Friedman-Rudovsky and Jane Von Bergen of The Philadelphia Inquirer accepted the award. The organization was inspired by a discussion between the two early last year.

The honor recognizes contributions to The Reentry Project from more than a dozen collaborating local newsrooms and universities, supporters, project staffers and interns.

Peak Johnson of Billy Penn, who has been telling stories of people returning from incarceration for the past year was nominated as the best Community Reporter of 2017.

Among project collaborators on hand during the event were, from left:
• Roxanne Patel Shepelavy, executive editor of The Philadelphia Citizen,
• Jean Friedman-Rudovsky, project editor for The Reentry Project and director of the Philadelphia Solutions Journalism Collaborative
• Shannon Wink, editor of Billy Penn
• Jane Von Bergen, workplace reporter at The Philadelphia Inquirer
• Dominique “Peak” Johnson, Knight Fellow at Billy Penn
• Emily Scott from The Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University