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Hope behind bars. How ban-the-box rules help ex-offenders, hurt women, & young people. Employment status is key predictor of recidivism. Ex-drug dealers turn their lives around at ShopRite, but what about the misery they caused on the street?

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Philadelphia jails are failing deaf inmates but advocacy groups are working on it. Mastery Shoemaker students see a film and discuss mass incarceration. Learn about the Gateway to Reentry program. And more.

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Philadelphia city officials and local leaders discuss social justice during DNC

10 ideas from local leaders that might move criminal justice reform forward – Generocity Philly

(Photo by Tony Abraham) In Philadelphia, a recent $3.5 million MacArthur Foundation grant aims to reduce the city’s staggeringly high prison population by 34 percent. Meanwhile, the Commonwealth is pursuing an innovative new funding strategy to cut recidivism rates while protecting taxpayers’ coinpurses.