Unlikely Bedfellows

A chain of local medical marijuana dispensaries has teamed up with the Urban League to secure rights—and jobs—for would-be workers denied employment due to previous cannabis-related convictions

By Courtney DuChene

Ideas We Should Steal: The Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable

Well before this summer’s racial awakening, civic leaders in Buffalo came together to not only talk about race, but work on real systemic change. Is it a model for other cities?

By Larry Platt

Planting a Future

West Philly’s landscaping nonprofit Green City Works trains and hires local residents to beautify their neighborhood—and gain the skills to get ahead

By Jill Harkins

Saving The Future, One Kid At A Time

An innovative Juvenile Justice Hub proposed by two Philly cops is a finalist for a Bloomberg Philanthropies grant. It’s time, they say, for smarter policing

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Week 16: Malcolm Jenkins’ Criminal Justice Season

This week, the Eagles’ All-Pro safety profiles Frontline Dads, which is fighting to make Philadelphia safer and more just

By Malcolm Jenkins

Week 13: Malcolm Jenkins’ Criminal Justice season

This week, the Eagles’ All-Pro safety profiles MenzFit, which helps low-income and formerly-incarcerated men become self-sufficient

By Malcolm Jenkins

Week 11: Malcolm Jenkins’ Criminal Justice season

This week, the Pro Bowl safety highlights the work of the Philly-based Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project

By Malcolm Jenkins

Video: The Reentry Blueprint—Stories from the Formerly Incarcerated

On Wednesday, The Reentry Project hosted our culminating event at The Franklin Institute