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SBB Applauds PA DoC

Under pressure, Pa. prisons repeal restrictive book policy Samantha Melamed DAVID SWANSON / Staff Photographer  The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections — which in September announced it would put a halt to book donation programs and mail-order books and...

Billy PENN: Philly got a $4 million MacArthur Foundation Grant

Philly got a $4 million MacArthur Foundation Grant – On top of Philly news The city will use it to continue criminal justice reform efforts, including reducing the prison population. For 15 years, Philadelphia’s prison system has held more inmates than it was...

Real Slavery Is Clear, And Clearly Our Fault As Consumers

apple.news/AKDfreXliTfmWZvYmrIzQVw You buy a purse at Walmart. There’s a note inside from a “Chinese prisoner.” Now what? By Rosalyn A. Warren Tracing a mysterious message across the world to understand how what we buy is made. When Christel Wallace found a piece of...

FAMM: Get interactive with the HBO documentary “The Sentence”

FAMM is having a “Watch Party Week” 10/15-10/19, and challenging people to host a few friends and family members to watch the film at their home.  Post it on social media – live tweet, Facebook live, etc. – so as many people get exposed to the powerful message behind...

Beyond The Walls: Reentry Summit and Prison Healthcare Friday 10/5 PHL

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