The Philadelphia Community Bail Fund hopes that by posting bail and helping defendants as they await trial, they can show that he cash bail system is an unnecessary part of the justice system. […]
Social Issues: New Leash On Life Gives Second Chance to Both Shelter Dogs and Incarcerated Individuals
New Leash on Life USA is a recidivism reduction program in Philadelphia that pairs at-risk dogs with individuals in the criminal justice system to provide both with an opportunity at a new life. […]
Students Run Philly Style’s MileUp program hosts races and training for teens and youth interested in running as a way to bring them into a diversion program that helps keep them out of the juvenile justice system.
Philadelphia residents often feel it’s up to them to combat litter in their neighborhoods. A patchwork of City resources, community groups, and motivated individuals work to free individual communities of trash. […]
It’s always at least 10 degrees colder by the river than anywhere else in Philadelphia. That’s why Brannon Johnson always puts on an extra layer of socks before leaving her house to set up tents […]