Category: The Reentry Project

Philadelphia Solutions Journalism Collaborative seeking next topic

For the past year, the Center for Public Interest Journalism has been supporting The Reentry Project, a collaborative news initiative about the challenges of — and solutions to — prisoner reentry in Philadelphia. Thanks to a grant from The Lenfest Institute, the partnership now plans to expand to cover more topics beginning in 2018.

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The Reentry Project hosts culminating events

Throughout 2017, the Center for Public Interest Journalism has been supporting The Reentry Project, a collaborative news initiative about the challenges of — and solutions to — prisoner reentry in Philadelphia. During this fall, the partnership hosted several events:

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The Reentry Project: We are halfway through our journalistic experiment and there’s lots more to do

Staff and interns from the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University are supporting The Reentry Project, a collaborative news initiative about the challenges of—and solutions to—prisoner reentry in Philadelphia. Here’s an update from the halfway point:

Helping those who are reentering society from prison

The United States has more people with criminal backgrounds than the entire population of France. In Philadelphia, it’s estimated that between 200,000 and 300,000 residents – approximately one in every six of us – has been intimately familiar with a jail cell. One in six.

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