The Center for Public Interest Journalism provides operational support to the Philadelphia Reentry Reporting Collaborative. Five Temple journalism students are participating as interns and one class is collaborating.
Journalists from leading Philadelphia newsrooms gathered recently at the nation’s oldest press club to learn about an innovative new reporting project addressing one of the nation’s most intractable challenges: prisoner reentry. The Philadelphia Reentry Reporting Collaborative launched late last year, bringing together a broad spectrum of news organizations to examine evidence-based responses to challenges facing local citizens returning from incarceration.
Nieman Journalism Lab took a look at the project shortly after launch last fall: In Philly, news orgs are teaming up to cover problems (and solutions) around prisoner reentry