Join us; its free! ..Seeking solutions Monday evening at Temple Journalism

In January, the Philadelphia chapter of the Online News Association got together to get to know Philadelphia Reentry Reporting Collaborative.

On Monday evening, ONA-Philly is visiting the Department of Journalism at Temple University.

But as it turns out, at least two of the speakers will address issues related to our project.

 

Prof. Magda Konieczna

Prof. Magda Konieczna will discuss how, as mainstream journalism wanes, the innovators behind a group of news nonprofits are attempting to fill the gap by providing the kind of quality information that is essential to our democracy. She will also talk about her book project, which explores the emergent behaviors of sharing and collaboration that allow them to do so.

Konieczna has been researching the reentry collaborative and will focus the final project of her Entrepreneurial Journalism class this semester on sustaining such an organization — using us as a test case.

 

Prof. Jillian Bauer

Prof. Jillian Bauer will discuss why she is teaching a solutions journalism class focused specifically on addiction reporting.

In this special topics course — Covering Addiction Through Solutions Journalism — a large group of students from Temple University’s Department of Journalism in the School of Media and Communication are spending a full semester on in-depth, long-form reporting on addiction solutions.

 

All are invited!

What’s new at Temple Journalism?

Monday, March 20, 2017
6:00 PM

Temple University Annenberg Hall
2020 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA (map)

Enter from 13th Street; we’ll be in the atrium.

Deaf inmates need criminal justice reform and resources

Philadelphia jails are failing deaf inmates. Here’s what advocacy groups are doing about it – Generocity Philly

In Sept. 2011, officers from the Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) found 20-year-old “Mr. Lee” in the passenger seat of a stolen vehicle. Officers arrested him and drove him to the 15th District Precinct in the Mayfair neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia. During the ordeal, Mr. Lee’s glasses fell off and were discarded.

Charter school hosts screening of 13th, Oscar-nominated documentary on racialized mass incarceration

Mastery Shoemaker students see a film and discuss mass incarceration

The Notebook is one of 15 news organizations in the Philadelphia Reentry Reporting Collaborative , a solutions-oriented journalism initiative focusing on the challenges of prisoner reentry. Usually, school is the last place that high school students want to be on a Saturday. But on March 11, Quamir Palmer made an exception.

Gateway to Reentry: Ten steps on how to stay home

Reporter Rossi Brooks speaks with Tracey Fisher about his Gateway to Reentry Program. Edited by Amanda Johnson. For more info visit: tiiai.org

PhillyCAM Voices is a new community news show highlighting political, cultural and civic events in Philadelphia and is dedicating its March show to reentry awareness.

The series features stories about the Reentry Coalition, Think Tank, ex-offender employment through Community Empowerment and Community Learning Center, housing with Why Not Prosper and stories of fathers reuniting with their children at The Center for Returning Citizens.

You can watch full 30-minutes PhillyCAM Voices programs on Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m.

Reentry Think Tank connects those recently released from prison with local services

Reentry Think Tank wants returning citizens designing reentry services – Generocity Philly

Reentry providers, like most other social service organizations, have an experience problem. That’s to say, the folks who put together programs for people coming home from prison largely can’t understand what their constituents truly need because they haven’t experienced reentry themselves. (On a higher level, this also applies to policymakers.)

Workshop School students hear A Call to Action on mass incarceration

Workshop School symposium tackles the topic of mass incarceration

Edgar Matta-Galdames knows about the school-to-prison pipeline. Not that the student at the Workshop School in West Philadelphia is in it himself. But he was once suspended for wearing a hoodie to school in violation of the dress code.