Treating Addiction Behind Bars
More than 60 percent of people incarcerated in the U.S. suffer from addiction. Philadelphia jails could offer a model for helping them get — and stay — sober
Citizen Updates: Hopeworks Comes to Kensington
The Camden-based tech training program opened in Kensington this month with plans to replicate its poverty-fighting work where it’s most needed
Ideas We Should Steal: Reduce Gun Violence Through Better Policing
While murder and shootings have spiked in Philly and elsewhere, both Camden and Newark have made progress in reducing gun violence by adopting smart policing techniques. Why don’t we do what they’ve done?
Fighting Poverty With Jobs
Camden-based Hopeworks is expanding its job training and placement mission with an eye to fighting regional poverty, hundreds of jobs at a time
Business for Good: Penji
The Camden-based design company doesn’t just create graphics: It fuels opportunities
More Than Just Hope
Hopeworks, a Camden nonprofit that helps at-risk youth, is so successful, it’s facing an identity crisis. Should it expand into other cities or teach others how to do what it does?
An innovative program at Rutgers University is turning underprivileged inner-city kids into college scholars